Dave Langlois, PhD

Assistant Professor (Status Only)

Position: Clinical Ethicist and Fellowship Director, Centre for Clinical Ethics
SGS Status: Associate Member
Primary Graduate Appointment: Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Program: Master of Health Science in Bioethics
Primary Teaching Responsibilities: CHL3006Y – Writing in Bioethics

Research Interests
  • the moral significance and limits of patient autonomy
  • ethical uncertainty in the context of diminished decision-making capacity
  • ethical dilemmas in substitute decision-making
  • methodology and training in clinical ethics
  • public health ethics
Education & Training History
  • Ph.D. Philosophy (Ethics), Harvard University (2014)
  • M.A. Philosophy (Ethics), Queen’s University (2006)
  • B.A. (Honours) Philosophy, Queen’s University (2005)
Honours & Awards
  • SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship (2007-2011, Harvard) and Post-Doctoral  Fellowship (2014-2015, Queen’s)
  • Canada Graduate Scholarship