A Master Class in Public Health Ethics

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Date Developed: 12/03/2014. Source: National Association of County and City Health Officials. Presenter(s): Drue Barrett, Ph.D.; Alan Melnick, M.D., M.P.H., C.P.H.; Leonard Ortmann, Ph.D.; Matthew Stefanak, M.P.H.; Karyn Clark, M.A.; Jane Wernsman, R.N., B.S.N.; Linda Doerge, M.P.A.. Type: Archived Webinar. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: 74 minutes.


The webinar highlights a set of recommendations designed to help local health departments (LHDs) build a formal infrastructure for addressing ethical issues. Guest speakers from two LHDs also share examples of ethical challenges they face, and a panel of public health ethics experts provides technical assistance.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.