In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, two attorneys explore the legal and ethical issues related to public health data use.
- List two ways the law can be an effective tool to support public health data sharing.
- Consider how ethics are used to identify and resolve dilemmas about what should be done in morally complicated situations.
- Compare and contrast frameworks for bioethics and public health ethics.
- Review which ethical framework is more appropriate for public health data sharing.
Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; policymakers and public health attorneys; organizations that use data to promote health outcomes
Rachel Hulkower, JD, MSPH, Public Health Analyst, Cherokee Nation Assurance, CDC Public Health Law Program
Cason Schmit, JD, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University School of Public Health
- What frameworks should we use to evaluate ethical data use for public health practice?
- How do we balance individual interests (e.g., privacy) with common good interests of using data to promote population health?
Slides and Resources
- Slides | Slide handout (3 slides per page) (available immediately before session)
- WHO Guidelines on Ethical Issues in Public Health Surveillance