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A Washington Post article by Michael T. Osterholm and Mark Olshaker states that, "Of all our endless wars, the most protracted is our war against dangerous microbes, of which the covid-19 coronavirus is the latest battle. Just as we honor our fallen warriors on the battlefield, we should honor 34-year-old Li Wenliang, the Wuhan physician who died of the disease last week after defying Chinese authorities by trying to get the word out about the growing outbreak." Dr. Osterholm is Director of CIDRAP, a Consortium member center. Read more.
Register now for the 2020 Research Ethics Conference. Hear from top national experts on the legal, bioethical, and policy issues in research with all data types – issues in data collection, analysis to ensure replicability, storage, and sharing. Join us to consider data ethics, communication, and digital privacy. Local experts will also analyze the challenges of responsibly using big data and ethical use of data in health-related research, including consent, confidentiality, and sensitivity to participant concerns. Read More.
The Consortium of Law and Values is pleased to welcome Matt Tveter as our new Director of Strategic Communication and Outreach. Matt holds a master’s degree in Strategic Communication from the University’s Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication. He brings 15 years of experience in strategic planning, customer research, communications, and project management. Read more.