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Kerry William Bowman

Adjunct assistant professor, bioethics and environment, University of Toronto

Kerry Bowman, PhD, is a Canadian bioethicist and environmentalist. He teaches at the University of Toronto and currently holds an academic appointment with Department of Family and Community Medicine. He also serves with The University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics and the University of Toronto Centre for Environment. He teaches in the realm of both bioethics and Planetary Health. Dr. Bowman has previously served for the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) as author on multiple the Global Environment Outlook reports. i He was also involved in the Global Environment Outlook 6, which examined the connection between human health and the environment. Dr. Bowman is presently working on two major conservation projects in the Western Amazon and the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Focusing on the intersection of human health with factors such as deforestation, biodiversity loss and emerging zoonotic diseases.


  • –present
    Professor, University of Toronto


  • 1997 
    University of Toronto, PhD in Medical Sciences