Health Law Workshop: Timothy Caulfield
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Timothy Caulfield, "Elle Macpherson, 'anti-vaxx' nonsense, and the opportunity to engage," BMJ (2018).
Timothy Caulfield, "From Kim Kardashian to Dr. Oz: The Future Relevance of Popular Culture to Our Health and Health Policy," Ottowa Law Review, vol. 47, no. 2 (2016).
Timothy Caulfield is a Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy, a Professor in the Faculty of Law and the School of Public Health, and Research Director of the Health Law Institute at the University of Alberta. His interdisciplinary research on topics like stem cells, genetics, research ethics, the public representations of science and health policy issues have allowed him to publish over 350 academic articles. He has won numerous academic and writing awards and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Trudeau Foundation and the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. He contributes frequently for the popular press and is the author of two national bestsellers: The Cure for Everything: Untangling the Twisted Messages about Health, Fitness and Happiness (Penguin 2012) and Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?: When Celebrity Culture and Science Clash (Penguin 2015). Caulfield also has a strong social media presence and is the host and co-producer of the documentary TV show, A User’s Guide to Cheating Death.