March 2, 2022
Russian Missile Hits Maternity Hospital Near Kyiv
With Leonard Rubenstein
February 28, 2022
Is COVID in the Rearview Mirror? Not Really.
In a Q&A, Dr. David Meyers, a biomedical ethicist, looks back at the past two years and forward to COVID’s future.
February 23, 2022
Kadija Ferryman, PhD: Race Matters in Health Data
Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics & Institute for Assured Autonomy Virtual Seminar Series
Watch now: Prof. Ferryman describes how processes of racialization become material, or evident in health data.
February 22, 2022
When Will the Pandemic End?
Foreign Affairs decided to ask a broad pool of experts for their take on the future of the COVID-19 pandemic and the measures taken to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The experts include our Ruth Faden.
February 18, 2022
Carlton Haywood Jr., a health equity researcher who advocated for sickle cell disease patients, dies at 45
Dr. Carlton Haywood Jr., an assistant professor in the Berman Institute of Bioethics and in the division of hematology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, died Dec. 31 at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
February 16, 2022
What Is Harm Reduction?
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Harm reduction is exactly what it sounds like: reducing the harm associated with using drugs through a variety of public health interventions. Travis Rieder, PhD, MA, helps answer some questions about harm reduction.
February 15, 2022
The Guardian view on healthcare in war: protect those who aid others
With our Leonard Rubenstein
February 10, 2022
Identifying Needs, Challenges, and Benefits Among Adults and Parents of Children with Hirschsprung Disease
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Provision of information, recommendations, and referrals based on each individual family’s needs can support families with Hirschsprung disease, authors include Juli Bollinger
February 8, 2022
Should you get the COVID-19 vaccine while pregnant? Here’s what experts say.
Pregnant people might hesitate to get vaccinated because there’s no data on how it works for them. Medical experts, including our Ruth Faden, lay out what is known and how each person can weigh their own risks and benefits.
February 7, 2022
Conspiracy theories and misinformation about COVID-19 in Nigeria: Implications for vaccine demand generation communications
This study systematically elicits the misinformation and conspiracy theories circulating about COVID-19 among the Nigerian public authors include Rachel Gur-Arie, Ruth Faden, and Carleigh Krubiner.
February 2, 2022
Philosophy in Focus: Social Justice
Including the chapter “Well-Being and Human Rights” from the book Structural Injustice by Madison Powers & Ruth Faden.
January 31, 2022
Provide Tax Breaks to Encourage Electric Vehicle Manufacturers to Produce Low-Cost Models for a Fair Net Zero Transition, New Study Recommends
Johns Hopkins Institute of Bioethics
Including Jess Fanzo.
A Philosophy of Recipes
Including a chapter by Anne Barnhill.