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Dr. Richard Matthews


Phone Number: 
+1 (807) 343-8293
Office Location: 
Office Hours: 
tba for Spring 2017, at this time, please use email.
Academic Qualifications: 

BA (Honours) Memorial University of Newfoundland 1991

MA (Philosophy) Queen's University 1993

PhD (Philosophy) Queen's University 1999


Previous Teaching/Work: 

Dr. Matthews is the current Bioethicist for the Centre for Health Care Ethics at Lakehead University; he is also appointed to the Meno Ya Win Health Centre (Sioux Lookout); St. Joseph's Care Group (Thunder Bay); Thunder Bay Long Term Care Group (Thunder Bay); and Confederation College (Thunder Bay).

He currently is an Assistant Professor for the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.

Dr. Matthews has co-taught for the Department of Philosophy in previous years. In Spring 2017, he will be teaching online, Philosophy 2511 SDE Biomedical Ethics, this course crosslists to Gerontology 2511 SDE.