CARE Panel (online): The Ethics of Public Policy Research

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January 19, 2021
12:00PM - 1:00PM
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Online

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Add to Calendar 2021-01-19 12:00:00 2021-01-19 13:00:00 CARE Panel (online): The Ethics of Public Policy Research Governments, scholars, and NGOs are increasingly making use of field experiments to accurately assess the effectiveness of policy interventions. For example, researchers at OSU are currently studying the effectiveness of COVID-19 testing policies in select communities across Ohio and others are studying the integration of prevention and overdose treatment in select communities hard hit by the opioid crisis. Research ethics is often focused on the clinical context and it leaves many ethical questions unanswered related to public policy research. In this panel, we will start the conversation on a number of questions related to consent, risk assessment, and duties owed to communities participating in these studies.   Featuring Panelists: Douglas MacKay (Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Center for Bioethics, UNC Chapel Hill) Pamela Salsberry (Professor Emeritus, College of Public Health, OSU) Stephanie Moulton (Associate Professor, John Glenn College of Public Affairs, OSU)   Register Now If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please indicate this on the registration form or contact CARE GAA Lily Perkins (perkins.609@osu.edu). Requests made 10 days prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date. Online Center for Ethics and Human Values cehv@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Governments, scholars, and NGOs are increasingly making use of field experiments to accurately assess the effectiveness of policy interventions. For example, researchers at OSU are currently studying the effectiveness of COVID-19 testing policies in select communities across Ohio and others are studying the integration of prevention and overdose treatment in select communities hard hit by the opioid crisis. Research ethics is often focused on the clinical context and it leaves many ethical questions unanswered related to public policy research. In this panel, we will start the conversation on a number of questions related to consent, risk assessment, and duties owed to communities participating in these studies.  

Featuring Panelists:

Douglas MacKay (Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Center for Bioethics, UNC Chapel Hill)

Pamela Salsberry (Professor Emeritus, College of Public Health, OSU)

Stephanie Moulton (Associate Professor, John Glenn College of Public Affairs, OSU)

 

Register Now

If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please indicate this on the registration form or contact CARE GAA Lily Perkins (perkins.609@osu.edu). Requests made 10 days prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

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