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Belinda Bennett is Professor of Health Law and New Technologies at the Australian Centre for Health Law Research at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia. Before joining QUT in 2014 she worked at Sydney Law School, University of Sydney and was Professor of Health and Medical Law there from 2008-14. Her research engages with the legal, regulatory and social issues that arise in new health care technologies and in global public health. She has published on a wide range of health law issues, including legal aspects of reproduction, law and genetics, law and global public health, and regulation of health practitioners. Belinda is one of Australia’s leading scholars on global health law. Her published research has addressed legal issues relevant to pandemic diseases, global health governance, and the importance of gender analysis in responding to global public health emergencies. Her books include: M Freeman, S Hawkes & B Bennett (eds), Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Vol 16 (OUP, 2014); B Bennett, T Carney and I Karpin (eds), Brave New World of Health (Federation Press, 2008); B Bennett and G Tomossy (eds), Globalization and Health: Challenges for Health Law and Bioethics (Springer, 2006); and B Bennett, Health Law’s Kaleidoscope: Health Law Rights in a Global Age (Ashgate Publishing, 2008). Belinda has been a member and Chair of the NHMRC Embryo Research Licensing Committee; and has also been a Community Member of the Medical Board of Australia and a member of the NSW Medical Board and the Medical Council of NSW. Belinda is the Deputy Editor of the Journal of Law and Medicine; a member of the International Editorial Board of the International Journal of Law in Context; and a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Law and the Biosciences.

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