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COVID-19

Associate Professor Patricia Zettler co-authors article in Science Magazine discussing vaccines

Associate Professor Patricia Zettler recently co-authored an article for Science Magazine titled, “Self-experimentation, ethics, and regulation of vaccines.” “As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues to sweep the globe, several groups have been working to develop and self-administer unapproved, […]

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Micah Berman

Associate Professor Micah Berman quoted in Newsweek discussing Joe Biden’s pandemic plan

Associate Professor Micah Berman was recently quoted in an article by Newsweek titled, “Tucker Carlson, Greg Abbott Take Wrecking Ball to Biden’s Pandemic Plans.” Berman said there are potential legal barriers for nationwide health mandates. “An aggressive reading of CDC […]

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Efthimios Parasidis

Professor Efthimios Parasidis quoted in 10TV feature discussing COVID-19 curfews

Professor Efthimios Parasidis, an expert in the area of health law, was recently quoted in a piece by 10TV discussing whether or not mandated curfews help limit the spread of COVID-19. “I think it’s wishful thinking that a curfew might […]

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Associate Professor Micah Berman quoted in Ohio Capital Journal concerning COVID-19

Associate Professor Micah Berman was recently quoted in Ohio Capital Journal titled, “Lawmakers send bill to governor to kneecap health department authority.” Berman, a public health law professor, said the legislation doesn’t define “quarantine” or “isolation” and that it’s unclear […]

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Associate Professor Patricia Zettler quoted in articles discussing psychedelics decriminalization, COVID-19 vaccine

Associate Professor Patricia Zettler was recently quoted in a pair of articles discussing both psychedelics decriminalization and a potential COVID-19 vaccine. Zettler appeared in an Oct. 28 webinar hosted by Harvard University and was quoted in an article in The […]

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Associate Professor Patricia Zettler quoted in Politico article discussing COVID-19 vaccine

Associate Professor Patricia Zettler was recently quoted in an article by Politico titled, “States prepare for their own vaccine safety reviews amid worries about Trump’s influence on the FDA.” “States interested in these independent evaluations underscores how much public trust […]

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Micah Berman

Associate Professor Micah Berman quoted in article concerning FDA restrictions and COVID-19

Associate Professor Micah Berman holds a joint appointment with The Ohio State University College of Public Health and Moritz. An expert in the area of health law, Berman was recently interviewed for an article in Endpoints News titled, “Azar falls […]

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Associate Professor Patricia Zettler quoted in The Washington Post for an article discussing COVID-19 vaccines

Associate Professor Patricia Zettler was recently quoted in an article in The Washington Post titled, “FDA poised to announce tougher standards for a COVID-19 vaccine that make it unlikely one will be cleared by Election Day.” Zettler, former associate chief counsel […]

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Associate Professor Patricia Zettler quoted in Medium article concerning COVID-19

Associate Professor Patricia Zettler was recently quoted in Medium’s Coronavirus Blog in an article titled, “The Fraught Legality of DIY Covid-19 Vaccines.” Zettler, an expert in the area of health law, said ““I don’t think the goal should be stopping […]

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Associate Professor Patricia Zettler co-authors article in Science Magazine

Associate Professor Patricia Zettler recently co-authored an article in Science Magazine titled, “Self-experimentation, ethics, and regulation of vaccines.” Before she came to Moritz, Zettler served as an associate chief counsel in the FDA’s Office of the Chief Counsel. An expert […]

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Efthimios Parasidis

Professor Efthimios Parasidis authors op-ed for The Conversation concerning COVID-19 vaccine

An expert in the area of health law, Professor Efthimios Parasidis recently authored an op-ed in The Conversation titled. “Big pharma’s safety pledge isn’t enough to build public confidence in COVID-19 vaccine – here’s what will.” “While I doubt the biotech […]

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Associate Professor Patricia Zettler quoted in CBS News article discussing President Trump potentially pushing through a COVID-19 vaccine before Election Day

Associate Professor Patricia Zettler was recently quoted in an article by CBS News article titled, “Could Trump push a vaccine through before election day?” An expert in the regulation of medicine, drugs and other medical products, Zettler was the associate chief […]

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