Nick King


NICHOLAS B. KING, PhD is the Director of the MEDEC Lab.

Nicholas B King
Dr. King is an Assistant Professor in the Biomedical Ethics Unit and Department of the Social Studies of Medicine, and an Associate Member in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McGill University. He holds a Ph.D. in the history of science and a Masters degree in medical anthropology from Harvard University. Dr. King conducts research in two areas:

Public health ethics and policy. Previous and current research includes work on the ethics of biosecurity, disaster response, and public health preparedness; ethical issues in responses to emerging diseases and the development of antimicrobial resistant pathogens; and health inequalities.

Health information, inequalities, and measurement. A current project with colleagues in the Department of Epidemiology investigates the role of ethical judgments in the statistical measurement and assessment of causality in research on health inequalities.

Curriculum vitae

Publications on measurement of health inequalities:

Publications on equity & efficiency in public health:

Publications on infectious disease, bioeterrorism, and microbial life:

Other Publications