Timothy Christie

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Timothy Christie is the Director of Ethics Services for Regional Health Authority B in New Brunswick. He was formally the Director of Ethic Services for the Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation and prior to returning to New Brunswick in 2006 he was the Health Care Ethicist for the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver. Dr. Christie is a philosopher and and epidemiologist specializing in medical ethics.

He earned a BA (first class honors) and MA from the University of New Brunswick, a PhD from the University of Ottawa, and a Master of Health Science degree (MHSc) in Epidemiology from the Faculty of  Medicine at the University of British Columbia.

In addition to his position as the Director of Ethics Services, he is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Bioethics at Dalhousie University, a Lecturer in the Department of Humanities and Languages at UNBSJ and he teaches for the Philosophy Department at UNB (Fredericton).

He supervises graduate students and has taught medical ethics at the University of British Columbia, University of Victoria, University of Ottawa and the University of New Brunswick.

Research Interests

His research interests are Medical Ethics and Public Health Ethics. In addition to writing many technical documents he recently published in the International Journal of Drug Policy, Developing World Bioethics, the Canadian Mental Association Journal, Healthcare Policy, the Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology, Health Law in Canada, and the British Columbia Medical Journal.