Science Table Profile

Jennifer Gibson


Director, Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto Sun Life Financial Chair in Bioethics Associate Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Professor Gibson is Sun Life Financial Chair in Bioethics and Director of the University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics. She is Associate Professor in the Division of Clinical Public Health and the Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. Jennifer has a PhD in Philosophy with a focus on ethical issues in contemporary health institutions and systems. Jennifer has advised governments and policymakers on topics such as medical assistance in dying, public health emergency preparedness, health technology assessment, drug funding and supply, and resource allocation. Jennifer is Chair of the COVID-19 Bioethics Table in the Ontario health system response structure.

At the Joint Centre for Bioethics, Jennifer founded and leads the ‘Ethics and AI for Good Health’ program to explore and engage emerging ethical and social issues associated with AI-enabled technologies in health care and public health.

Affiliated with:
Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto
Declaration(s) of Interest:
2021-02-04 (PDF), 2020-08-14 (PDF)