Please join us for our final event in the Spring 2020 InCHIP Lecture Series!
Timothy Caulfield, LLM, FRSC, FCAHS
Thursday, April 23, 2020
12:30 – 1:30pm
Alumni Center Great Hall, Storrs Campus
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.
- Allied Health Sciences
- College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
- Department of Communication
- Human Development and Family Sciences
- Global Affairs
- Neag School of Education
- School of Business
- School of Law
- School of Medicine
- School of Nursing
- Student Health and Wellness
- The Connecticut Institute for the Brain and Cognitive Sciences (CT IBACS)
About the InCHIP Lecture Series
The InCHIP Lecture Series provides an invaluable forum for researchers – at InCHIP, throughout the UConn community and beyond – to learn about new work in development by leading figures in health behavior change. The InCHIP Lecture Series also provides a venue for researchers to share late-breaking findings and identify emerging trends in health behavior research. For the current semester schedule, visit the InCHIP 2019-2020 Lecture Page.