Gregor Wolbring

Associate Professor

Department of Community Health Sciences


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Dr. Gregor Wolbring is a tenured Associate Professor at the University of Calgary‚Äôs Cumming School of Medicine (Community Health Science, Program in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies).  He is presently a member of the Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS), Karlsruhe, Germany and a fellow of the Institute for Science, Policy and Society, University of Ottawa, Canada.

Some of his areas of engagement are: ability studies including governance of ability expectations, disability studies, governance of emerging and existing sciences and technologies (e.g. nanoscale science and technology, molecular manufacturing, aging, longevity and immortality, cognitive sciences, neuromorphic engineering, genetics, synthetic biology, robotics, artificial intelligence, automatization, brain machine interfaces, sensors), impact of science and technology on marginalized populations, especially people with disabilities he governance of bodily enhancement, sustainability issues, EcoHealth, resilience, ethics issues, health policy issues, human rights and sport.