Research Design in Ethics and Ebola: Public Health Planning and Response

Learning Objectives

Students should be able to:

1. Understand key ethical challenges that arise when conducting clinical research during public health emergencies.

2. Discuss ethically relevant considerations in designing research during a public health emergency.

3. Describe the ethical considerations of various approaches to clinical research during public health emergencies, including randomized controlled trials.


Download module here.

Download the Background module on research design here.


Listen to "Episode 2: Ethics and Ebola", an episode of Ethically Sounda podcast of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.



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