Sunday, November 9, 2014

November 11: Cleveland - The Ebola Epidemic, Public Health & the Government’s Response #MCLE

The Ebola epidemic has captured attention world-wide; questions abound regarding the level of risk in the US, the treatment options, and the ethical and legal issues raised by various public health measures. What are the responsibilities of individuals, medical and public health professionals, government agencies, schools and universities? How should we understand this disease in the context of other public health concerns? What is the scope of public health powers? Please join us for a panel discussion featuring law professors and public health professionals.
Title:
The Ebola Epidemic, Public Health & the Government’s Response
When/Where:
November 11, 2014
12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Room 159
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
11075 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106-7148
Speakers:
  • Jessica Berg, Interim Dean; Tom J.E. and Bette Lou Walker Professor of Law; and Professor of Bioethics & Public Health
  • Scott H Frank, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
  • Jim Kazura, MD, Distinguished University Professor and director of the Center for Global Health and Diseases at the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
  • Moderator: Maxwell J. Mehlman, Professor of Law and Director, The Law Medicine Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
By:
The Elena and Miles Zaremski Law-Medicine Forum, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Credit:
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit
Cost:
Free and open to the public. Register at the door.
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