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Ethics of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Testing and Distribution
November 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Office of Global Health at New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) in collaboration with the Departments of Surgery and Emergency Medicine present a virtual lecture, “Ethics of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Testing and Distribution.”
- Discuss the ethics of vaccine testing, with a focus on the use of challenge trials in testing of the next round of vaccine candidates
- Consider the ethical implications related to the allocation of the current round of vaccines
- Understand the nuances of vaccine testing, distribution, and use in the global health context, with focus on resource‐poor and underserved environments, including parts of the United States, such as our own community in Newark, New Jersey
- Nir Eyal, DPhil – Henry Rutgers Professor of Bioethics, School of Public Health; director of the Center for Population-Level Bioethics, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research; and core faculty member, Rutgers Global Health Institute
- Michael Shapiro, MD – associate professor of surgery and chair of the Bioethics Consultation Committee, Department of Surgery, New Jersey Medical School
- Ziad Sifri, MD – associate professor of surgery and director of the Office of Global Health, NJMS; core faculty member, Rutgers Global Health Institute
- Harsh Sule, MD – associate professor of emergency medicine and associate director of the Office of Global Health, NJMS; core faculty member, Rutgers Global Health Institute
Virtual via Zoom
Free and open to the public. Click here to join via Zoom (meeting ID: 988 6301 3304; passcode: 447014). For more information, contact Marquiah Geiger, Office of Global Health, at (973) 972-6653 or firstname.lastname@example.org.