Impact Ethics

Tim Krahn

Research Associate

Phone: 902-494-2936

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Curriculum Vitae


Tim Krahn recently has been hired as a Knowledge Translation and Patient Engagement consultant to Faculty of Medicine researchers at Dalhousie University. In 2013, Tim completed his MA (Reflections on the Law & Ethics of Regulating Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis in the UK) at the University of Ottawa. From 2006-2010, in addition to his work as a research associate, Tim acted as the lead programmer and organizer of Novel Tech Ethics' numerous public education initiatives, facilitating knowledge translation from patients to health researchers and health researchers to patients. Tim's own research track has focussed largely on social justice concerns at the interface of health law, ethics, mental health, and disability studies. His current publishing projects include building relevant data and analyzing: consent documents used by Canadian IVF clinics from 1991-present; CIHR's spending on Down syndrome research from 2000-present; and dimensions of access to Orphan drugs in the US and Canada from 1997-present. Tim is a contributing editor to the film section of the Journal of Ethics in Mental Health and ran an annual mental health film series in Halifax from 2007-2011. Tim's career also includes employment as a: Project Coordinator (2013/14, Atlantic Interdisciplinary Research Network); front line social services worker and counsellor for persons with developmental disabilities (2000-2005); and sessional instructor (1997-2000, Department of Philosophy, University of Winnipeg).