Professor Gerald Robertson, Q.C., is the Katz Group Chair in Health Law. He was educated at the University of Edinburgh (LL.B.) and McGill University (LL.M.), and was appointed to the Faculty of Law in 1983. He teaches health law, tort law, and conflict of laws.
Professor Robertson is the author of many publications including Mental Disability and the Law in Canada, now in its second edition, and co-author (with Madam Justice Ellen Picard) of Legal Liability of Doctors and Hospitals in Canada, now in its 4th edition. Professor Robertson has published extensively in legal and medical journals in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom, and has also authored several law reform reports published by the Alberta Law Reform Institute.
Professor Robertson is a past recipient of the Honourable Tevie H. Miller Teaching Excellence Award, and the Law Society of Alberta/Canadian Bar Association Distinguished Service Award for Legal Scholarship.