University of Connecticut

Events Calendar

InCHIP Lecture: Timothy Caulfield, LLM, FRSC, FCAHS

Thursday, April 23, 2020
12:30pm – 1:30pm

Storrs Campus
Alumni Center, Great Hall

Timothy Caulfield, LLM, FRSC, FCAHS, University of Alberta

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Topic: Science Miscommunication

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 has 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 and the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. He contributes frequently to 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). His most recent book is The Vaccination Picture (Penguin, 2017). Caulfield is also the host and co-producer of the award winning documentary TV show, A User’s Guide to Cheating Death, which has been shown in over 60 countries and is currently streaming on Netflix.

Receive important news and announcements via the InCHIP listerv: http://chip.uconn.edu/chip-business-office/listserv/.

Visit the 2019-2020 Lecture Series lineup, access live web stream, archived lectures, and learn more about the lecture series: https://chip.uconn.edu/lecture-series/2019-2020-lecture-series/

Contact:

lectureseries@chip.uconn.edu

Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy (primary), Allied Health Sciences Department, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Connecticut Institute for the Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Student Health and Wellness, UConn Master Calendar

#eventtitle
Control Panel