Center for Bioethics and Health Policy


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Dr. Coughlin had an editorial published in Emerging Themes in Epidemiology, on ethical issues in scientific publishing. 

Dr. Jessica Dillard-Wright was published in Nursing Philosophy, A Radical Imagination for Nursing: Generative Insurrection, Creative Resistance.

Our 5-year strategic plan was the focus of a new Jagwire article! We are excited to be able to share the goals of the Center, including  engaging the community, focusing on public health and civic engagement, promoting interdisciplinary research and collaboration and more!

Dr. Williamson discusses the ethical impact of mandating
childhood vaccinations in the Jagwire article Children and Vaccines During COVID-19.

A book Dr. Coughlin collaborated on was recently released, titled Ethics and Epidemiology, published by Oxford University Press. 


Upcoming Events

CER Group
Purpose: To discuss ethical challenges that arise when involving people in health debates

We will use two articles for our discussion:
  1. Patient and Citizen Participation in Health: The Need for Improved Ethical Support by Laura Williamson
  2. Going Beyond the Data: Using Testimonies to Humanize Pedagogy on Black Health  by Keisha S. Ray

For more information, please contact

Dr. Laura Williamson, Center for Bioethics and Health Policy
Dr. Lynn Glenn, College of Nursing
Dr. Teal Benevides, College of Allied Health Sciences

WHEN: Thursday, October 28, 2021
TIME: 4:00 – 5:00 PM
HOW: Virtual via Microsoft Teams
RSVP is required at or call (706) 721-4065

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