The Global Food Ethics & Policy Program at Berman Insitute addresses critical issues of under- and over-nutrition and diet-related diseases, poverty, inequity, and injustice across the food system and environmental degradation caused by agriculture.
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Ethics in DNA
Berman Institute's Center for Bridging Infectious Disease, Genomics, and Society (BRIDGES) is designed to ensure that ethical, legal and social implications (ELSIs) of these advances are understood and taken into account in clinical and public health decision making for infectious disease management
Ethics during Ebola reponse
Berman Institute faculty global bioethics work includes efforts to ensure that traditional public health containment measures can be successfully implemented during large-scale infectious disease outbreaks in low/middle income countries, such as the 2014 West Africa Ebola outbreak, in ethically optimal ways.