Projects

Our faculty are engaged in a wide range of ever-expanding projects, seeking to achieve more ethical practices and policies relevant to human health. Learn more about some of our ongoing projects below, or scroll to the bottom of the page for a full searchable index.

Featured Projects

Beef, Food Choices, and Values
Identifying ways to shift the consumption of beef in the United States in order to support planetary and human health
BRIDGES Phase I
Considering ethical implications of personalized approaches to treating infectious diseases made possible by genomic technological advances
Choose Food: Ethically Benchmarking Food Systems
Empowering eaters by enabling informed ethical decision making around food choices
Ethics for Lunch: Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis
Monthly discussion series reviewed important real-life clinical ethics issues arising from the pandemic
Ethics Issues in Outbreak Containment
An overview of ethics guidance for public health officials in infectious disease outbreak response
Global Food Ethics & Policy Program
Deepening collaborations and partnerships, convening experts and leaders to shape policy, connecting scholars and scientists to societal players that shape the global food system
JHU Exploration of Practical Ethics
Stimulating innovative interdisciplinary work that takes on ethical issues arising in professions and scholarly disciplines, within institutions and society
Oxford-Johns Hopkins Global Infectious Disease Ethics Collaborative (GLIDE)
Identifying and analyzing ethical issues arising in infectious disease treatment, research, response, and preparedness, through the lens of global health ethics
Pediatric Chronic Critical Illness Research & Ethics
Supporting parents and clinicians as they care for children with multi-system disease, dependence on medical technology and frequent/prolonged hospitalizations
PHASES (Pregnancy & HIV/AIDS: Seeking Equitable Study)
Seeking ethical solutions to advance research at the intersection of women’s reproduction and HIV prevention, treatment, and management

Searchable Project Index

Digital Contact Tracing for Pandemic Response

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Report led by Berman faculty offers guidance for ethical use of new technologies in fighting Covid

Ethics, COVID-19 & Africa

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Exploring, from an African perspective, ethical challenges facing government, institutions, researchers, and the public in managing the pandemic

Research Ethics Consultation Service

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Helping raise awareness of, and to assist investigators in resolving ethical issues throughout the entire research process.

Seminar Series

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Leading bioethics scholars from around the world lecture on vital issues in the field at our biweekly Seminar Series. Lectures, held at lunchtime, are free and open to the public.

Levi Symposium 2019: Containment: Exploring the History, Politics, and Ethics of Infectious Disease Response in a Post-Genomic World

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Levi Symposium considers history, politics and ethics of infectious disease response in a post-genomic world

Genomics and Society Mentorship Program

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Open to undergraduate students, the Program enhances diversity among future ethical, legal and social implications researchers

PHASES (Pregnancy & HIV/AIDS: Seeking Equitable Study)

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Seeking ethical solutions to advance research at the intersection of women’s reproduction and HIV prevention, treatment, and management

JHU Exploration of Practical Ethics

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Stimulating innovative interdisciplinary work that takes on ethical issues arising in professions and scholarly disciplines, within institutions and society

PREVENT (Pregnancy Research Ethics for Vaccines, Epidemics, and New Technologies)

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Equitably including the interests of pregnant women and their offspring in vaccine research and development