Elaine Gibson is the associate director of the Health Law Institute and an associate professor in the Faculty of Law at Dalhousie University. Her areas of expertise include health law, privacy law, and negligence.
Professor Gibson participates in a number of research projects concerning the privacy and confidentiality of electronic health information, focussing on the uses of information in the areas of health research and public health surveillance. Her recent publications include “Health Information: Confidentiality and Access,” in T. Caulfield, J. Downie, and C. Flood, eds., Canadian Health Law and Policy, 3rd ed. (2007) and “Medical Confidentiality and Protection of Third Party Interests” in the American Journal of Bioethics (2006).