Daniel Goldberg, associate professor of epidemiology, joined writer and advocate Matthew Cortland to talk about the ethics of the response to COVID-19, particularly for the disabled and people with pre-existing conditions.
ColoradoSPH joined with the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at CU Anschutz to focus on the question of public health ethics, including a website featuring teaching resources and an opportunity to Ask an Ethicist.
The writer poses a question about the role of public health department in addressing food-borne disease outbreaks. How should a public health agency weigh harm to business against protection of consumers?
The writer worries that communities may feel that they are giving more than they are getting in providing learning opportunities for students with little or no help in addressing the challenges uncovered by the students’ field work.
Together, with the Center for Bioethics and Humanities, ColoradoSPH is launching a new column, "Ask the Ethicist," to spark discussion about the many ethical challenges that are faced while working in public health.