Society of Jewish Ethics 2017 Annual Meeting Bioethics Sessions

Thursday, January 5, 2017

New Orleans, LA


7:30-9pm Bioethics Panel: Joint SCE-SSME-SJE Galerie 3

Topic: Public Health in Times of Crisis: Ethical Perspectives

Moderator: Alyssa Henning, Luther College

Panelists:   Laurie Zoloth, Northwestern University

            Aana Vigen, Loyola University Chicago

          Abdulaziz Sachedina, George Mason University

Abstract: The Jewish Bioethics group will host a discussion about public health issues in mixed-income cities with significant health disparities. Featuring experts in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim ethics, this conversation will consider structural injustice and bias in public health. This panel will be grounded in the particular nuances of diverse populations in New Orleans, but we will raise issues relevant within many cities across America.

Discussant: LuAnn E. White, Tulane University




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