Jennifer L. Gibson
Director, University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics
Sun Life Financial Chair in Bioethics
Professor Gibson is the Director of the University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics (JCB), and the Sun Life Financial Chair in Bioethics. From 2007-2013, she was the Associate Director of Partnerships & Strategy at the JCB. She is also Associate Professor in the Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation. She holds a PhD in philosophy, with a specialization in Bioethics, from the University of Toronto. Her current funded research focuses on ethics and health system integration, organizational ethics, and resource allocation ethics. Professor Gibson teaches in the MHSc in Bioethics program and supervises graduate students through the Collaborative Program in Bioethics at the University of Toronto. In 2012, she was the inaugural recipient of the Ross Upshur Award for Excellence in Course Direction.
Professor Gibson leads the WHO Collaborating Centre for Bioethics at the University of Toronto, is a program team leader at the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (a partnership of the Canadian Cancer Society, Cancer Care Ontario, BC Cancer Agency, the University of British Columbia, and the University of Toronto), and has served as an expert member on government advisory committees on policy issues related to critical care triage, drug funding and supply, organ transplantation, pandemic planning, citizen engagement, and health system integration.