Maxwell Smith

Graduate Associate, 2010-present | Dalla Lana School of Public Health & Joint Centre for Bioethics

Doctoral Student, Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto.

Max’s research interests lie largely in the fields of bioethics, public health ethics, and neuroethics. His master’s dissertation explored the ethical considerations of multifetal pregnancy reduction and selective termination procedures. Currently, Max is a research assistant with the Canadian Program of Research on Ethics in a Pandemic (CanPREP). In the past, Max has worked in the department of bioethics at Mount Sinai Hospital and contributed to the development of ethics infrastructures within several community-based health care agencies in the Greater Toronto Area. His PhD research explores the ethics of planning and responding to public health emergencies, such as influenza pandemics.

Max holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Bioethics and Cognitive Science from the University of Toronto, a Master of Science in Bioethics from Union Graduate College and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and a certificate in Health Law from Osgoode Hall Law School of York University.

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