The Health Law Institute

The Health Law Institute (HLI) seeks to understand, use and adapt law and policy to improve health and well-being through scholarship, education and public service.


Objective: To foster strong and innovative health law and policy scholarship
  • by cultivating interdisciplinary health law and policy research networks
  • by engaging in principled analysis of both recognized and emerging areas of health law and policy
  • by enabling knowledge transfer


Objective: To advance health law and policy education
  • by designing and implementing education programs for law, medicine, health, and dentistry students
  • by providing continuing education opportunities for health professionals and legal practitioners

Public Service

Objective: To serve the public in our areas of expertise

  • by contributing to the societal understanding of health law and policy issues
  • by providing expertise and consulting to organizations in the public sector
  • by engaging in and supporting the policy-making process at local, regional, provincial, national, and international levels
  • Health Law Institute Faculty Members

    More Information

    For more information, check out the HLI Fact Sheet, the Health Law Matters blog, and the HLI website.

    Contact HLI

    Health Law Institute Dalhousie University
    6061 University Avenue
    Weldon Law Bldg., Rm 330
    PO Box 15000
    Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

    Phone: (902) 494-6881
    Fax: (902) 494-6879