Faculty of Law
University of Ottawa
Colleen M. Flood is Professor at the University of Ottawa and a University Research Chair in Health Law & Policy. She is also inaugural Director of the University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics. From 2000–2015 she was a Professor and Canada Research Chair at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, with cross-appointments to the School of Public Policy and the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. From 2006–2011 she served as Scientific Director at the Canadian Institute for Health Services and Policy Research (CIHR). Her primary areas of scholarship are comparative health care law and policy, public/private financing of health care systems, health care reform, constitutional law, administrative law, and accountability and governance issues more broadly.
Senior Scientist, Genetics and Genome Biology
SickKids Research Institute
Dr Goldenberg is a Senior Scientist in Genetics and Genome Biology program at SickKids Research Institute. In 2018 she was appointed as the first Varma Family Chair in Biomedical Informatics and Artificial Intelligence. She is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto, faculty member and an Associate Research Director, Health at Vector Institute and a fellow and AI Chair at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), Child and Brain Development group. Dr Goldenberg trained in machine learning at Carnegie Mellon University, with a post-doctoral focus in computational biology and medicine. The current focus of her lab is on developing machine learning methods that capture heterogeneity and identify disease mechanisms in complex human diseases as well as developing risk prediction and early warning clinical systems.
Canada Research Chair in Collaborative Culture in Health Law and Policy
Université de Montréal
Catherine Regis is a full professor at the University of Montreal Law Faculty, holder of a Canada Research Chair in health law and policy and an expert for the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI). She is a researcher at Mila (Quebec Institute in Artificial Intelligence), the University of Montreal Hospital Research Center (CRCHUM) and the International Observatory on the Societal Impacts of AI and Digital Technology (OBVIA). Catherine participated in the creation of the Montreal Declaration for a responsible development of artificial intelligence and currently leads the Digital Innovation & AI Lab for the U7+, an international alliance regrouping more than 50 universities around the world. Her research focuses on the regulation of AI in health care and of digital innovation more broadly.
Canada Research Chair in Information Law and Policy
University of Ottawa
Dr. Teresa Scassa is the Canada Research Chair in Information Law and Policy at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. She is a co-editor of the books AI and the Law in Canada and Law and the Sharing Economy, and is the author of Canadian Trademark Law. She is co-author of Digital Commerce in Canada, and Canadian Intellectual Property Law. She currently serves on the Canadian Advisory Council on Artificial Intelligence. She is a member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, where she is part of the Scotiabank AI & Society Initiative. Her research interests include: privacy law, data governance, intellectual property law, law and technology, law and artificial intelligence, and smart cities.