Biography of David Malloy, Vice-President (Research)

David Cruise Malloy, PhD

Dr. David Cruise Malloy is the Vice President (Research)  at the University of Regina, Canada. He is the Principal Investigator for the International Healthcare Ethics Research Team at the University of Regina, the Foreign Director of the International Bioethics Research Institute of Shandong Province, China, the Principal Investigator and Honorary Dean of the Research Institute for Multiculturalism and Applied Philosophy at Hunan University, China, and a Fellow of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association in Client Counselling & Organisational Consulting. Malloy has served as the Associate Dean in the Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research and in the Faculty of Kinesiology & Health Studies as the Assistant Dean. He serves as an adjudicator for both SSHRC and CIHR, as well he occupies the role of the University’s SSHRC Leader.

A graduate of The University of Western Ontario and Université d’Ottawa (Education Administration & Ethics), Malloy's research focus is in applied philosophy in health care. Specifically his interests include ethical decision-making, codes of ethics, existential hardiness, personhood, and ethical climate/culture. He has published numerous refereed articles and is the co-author of four texts dealing with applied ethics and philosophy. His current research is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Canadian Institutes for Health (CIHR), and Worksafe BC.

Malloy was born in Gimli, Manitoba and, as the son of an RCAF pilot, lived in numerous places across Canada and the US as well as in Yokohama, Japan before settling in Regina in 1988. He is married to Valerie Sluth and has four children. Apart from family and work, Malloy is an active local musician.