Linda Wright, MHSc, MSW, RSW
Director of Bioethics
University Health Network
Telephone: (416) 340-4800 ext.8750
Linda Wright is Director of Bioethics at the University Health Network (UHN), Toronto, Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, and a member of the Joint Centre for Bioethics at the University of Toronto. Linda studied Sociology at the University of Liverpool before taking a Masters in Social Work at McGill University and a Masters in Health Science (Bioethics) from the University of Toronto. Linda provides clinical and organizational ethics consultation and teaching, has research expertise in organ transplantation ethics and writes on current issues in transplantation ethics. Her research focuses mainly on ethical issues of living organ donors. In addition to working on national and international projects in donation and transplantation, Linda is ethics section editor of the journal Progress in Transplantation.