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Panel Members

Dr. Norman Frohlich, Former Chair

Dr. Norman Frohlich was a Professor in the I.H. Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba and a Senior Researcher at the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy. He was also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine at the Université de Montréal. He had academic training in the natural and social sciences (an undergraduate honors degree in Mathematics and Physics and an MS in Mathematics and a Ph.D. in Politics). He conducted research in a number of fields requiring him to deal with ethical issues associated with the use of human subjects and the use of data from large databases. He conducted experimental research (some of it international) in areas of interest to political scientists, economists, psychologists, philosophers and scholars of business. He also conducted studies in population health policy utilizing the extensive databases of the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy.

He was the recipient of a long string of SSHRC Research Grants and, in addition to his three jointly authored books, his research was published in some of the leading journals in Political Science, Economics, Business and Public Health. One particularly germane research area was the co-authoring of a book on the use of experimental techniques in ethics. He served, for a number of years, as the Chair of the Faculty of Management's Research and Publications Committee and of the sub-committee dealing with experiments involving human participants. Prior to coming to the University of Manitoba, he served in a Treasury Board function in the Province of Manitoba.