Panel on COVID-19

Panel: Philosophy of Medicine on COVID-19

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May 13, 2021


09:30-11:00 (Pittsburgh: GMT/UTC-4)
14:30-16:00 (London: GMT/UTC+1)
15:30-17:00 (CAT)

Zoom Webinar

Trisha Greenhalgh, Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford   

Ross Upshur, Professor, Clinical Public Health, University of Toronto

Alex Broadbent, Director, Institute for the Future of Knowledge, University of Johannesburg

Maya Goldenberg, Associate Professor, Philosophy, University of Guelph

Sang-Wook Yi, Director, HY Center for the Ethics, Law, and Policy of Science and Technology, Hanyang University

Moderated by Jonathan Fuller, Assistant Professor, History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh  

This panel will explore philosophical questions at the intersection of philosophy of medicine and public health, including: science and fast science in the pandemic, evaluating evidence for COVID-19 public health interventions, ethics and public health decision-making, and public health expertise and public trust during the pandemic.  

Organized by the Editorial Team of Philosophy of Medicine

in partnership with the BMJ Journal of Epidemiology & Community HealthGlobal Epidemiology, the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, and the Institute for the Future of Knowledge at the University of Johannesburg.