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Vanessa Gruben

Vanessa Gruben is an associate professor and a member of the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Common Law, where she teaches health law and family law. Her research focuses on the legal and ethical aspects of assisted reproduction, including the constitutionality of Canada’s Assisted Human Reproduction Act, the legal relationship between egg donors and their physicians, the constitutionality of anonymous sperm and egg donation, access to reproductive technologies, and the existing gaps in provincial law for families created through third-party reproduction. Gruben’s work is funded by the Social Science and Humanities and Research Council, Canadian Blood Services, and the Foundation for Legal Research. She is a co-editor of the fifth edition of Canadian Health Law and Policy (LexisNexis Canada, 2017).

 

Books by Vanessa Gruben

Controversies in the Common Law

Tracing the Contributions of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin

edited by Vanessa Gruben, Graham Mayeda & Owen Rees

Vulnerable

The Law, Policy and Ethics of COVID-19

edited by Colleen M. Flood, Vanessa MacDonnell, Sophie Thériault & Sridhar Venkatapuram
contributions by Jane Philpott, Katherine Fierlbeck, Lorian Hardcastle, Aimée Craft, Deborah McGregor, Jeffery Hewitt, Michelle Giroux, David Robitaille, Amir Attaran, Adam R. Houston, Bryan Thomas, Carissima Mathen, Alexandra Flynn, Mel Cappe, Grégoire Webber, Tim Caulfield, Jeffrey Simpson, Paul Daly, Marie-France Fortin, Jennifer A. Quaid, Kumanan Wilson, Teresa Scassa, Kelly Bronson, Jason Millar, Vardit Ravitsky, Daniel Weinstock, Terry Skolnik, Martha Jackman, Delphine Nakache, Yves Le Bouthillier, Martine Lagacé, Linda Garcia, Leilani Farha, Kaitlin Schwan, Adelina Iftene, Jamie Chai Yun Liew, Y.Y. Brandon Chen, Anne Lévesque, Kwame McKenzie, Jennifer A. Chandler, Mona Gupta, Yasmin Khaliq, Simon Hatcher, Olivia Lee, Tess Sheldon, Ravi Malhotra, Pat Armstrong, Hugh Armstrong, Ivy Bourgeault, Katherine Lippel, Louise Bélanger-Hardy, Vanessa Gruben, Sarah Berger Richardson, Anis Chowdhury, Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Sam Halabi, Chidi Oguamanam, Steven J. Hoffman, Patrick Fafard, Céline Castets-Renard, Eleonore Fournier-Tombs, E. Richard Gold, Jeremy de Beer, Matthew Herder & Jason W. Nickerson

Is Two-Tier Health Care the Future?

edited by Colleen M. Flood & Bryan Thomas
contributions by Sara Allin, Sarah Barry, Sara Burke, Danielle Dawson, Lorraine Frisina Doetter, Stephen Duckett, Noushon Farmanara, Vanessa Gruben, Jeremiah Hurley, Martha Jackman, Bridget Johnston, Gregory P. Marchildon, Fiona McDonald, Rachel McKay, Jonathan Mullen, Zeynep Or, Aurélie Pierre, Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, David Rudoler, Achim Schmid, Rikke Siersbaek, Stephen Thomas & Carolyn Hughes Tuohy

Surrogacy in Canada

Critical Perspectives in Law and Policy

edited by Vanessa Gruben, Alana Cattapan & Angela Cameron