Pandemic Policies and Practices: A Conversation About Lives and Livelihoods - Evaluating What’s at Stake in Reopening


Join us as we examine ethical considerations that are balanced when determining when, how, and how rapidly to ease restrictions imposed to slow the spread of COVID-19, as well as ethical aspects of how these decisions are made.
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Target Audience
This presentation is appropriate for public health and clinical professionals, attorneys, researchers, students, and others interested in learning more about pandemic preparedness.
Lisa S. Parker, PhD is Dickie, McCamey, and Chilcote Professor of Bioethics and Director of the Center for Bioethics & Health Law at the University of Pittsburgh. She collaborates with investigators across the University, as well as national and international colleagues, on both empirical studies and theoretical and policy analyses of bioethical issues. Parker has served on panels and working groups for the NHGRI and has consulted on projects of the NIMH, NIDA, and NICHD. At the state level, she has consulted on newborn screening (Pennsylvania) and stem cell research (Maryland). For the University of Pittsburgh, she provides ethics consultation to the Institute for Precision Medicine and Office of Research through the Research, Ethics and Society Initiative, which she directs. Parker earned her PhD in Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh.
Justin Bernstein, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Florida Atlantic University. Prior to joining the faculty of Florida Atlantic University, Bernstein served as a Hecht-Levi Fellow at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics. In 2014, he received the Penn Prize for Excellence in Teaching at the University of Pennsylvania where he received his doctorate in philosophy. In 2015–16 Bernstein co-directed a program teaching philosophy in Philadelphia public schools. Specializing in political philosophy and bioethics, Bernstein is interested in topics in public health ethics, especially those concerning infectious disease.
Technology Requirements
This recorded webinar is presented through the Vimeo Internet-based platform. A computer with high-speed internet connection and the ability to download and run this platform is required.
Creation Date
This training was recorded August 4, 2020.
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