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COVID-19

Professor Efthimios Parasidis quoted in NPR article discussing the legality of vaccine passports

An expert in the area of health law, Professor Efthimios Parasidis was recently quoted in an article by NPR titled, “Would You Use An App To Verify Your Vaccine Status? The Idea Is Here To Stay.” “There must be a […]

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Associate Professor Patricia Zettler quoted in MIT Technology Review

An expert in the area of health law, Associate Professor Patricia Zettler was recently quoted in an article by the MIT Technology Review titled, “First he held a superspreader event. Then he recommended fake cures.” “Being a health-care professional is […]

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Professor Efthimios Parasidis cited in The Regulatory Review

An expert in the area of health law, Professor Efthimios Parasidis’ co-authored article titled “Assessing The Legality Of Mandates For Vaccines Authorized Via An Emergency Use Authorization” was recently cited in The Regulatory Review. “Parasidis and Kesselheim argue that the provision’s […]

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Professor Efthimios Parasidis co-authors article published in the New England Journal of Medicine

An expert in the area of health law, Professor Efthimios Parasidis has recently co-authored an article in the New England Journal of Medicine titled, “Choices in a Crisis — Individual Preferences among SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines.”

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Time as Langdon Fellow helped propel John Minter, ’03, to career in mediation

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic brought much of the world to a standstill. The virus has affected all areas of life, and law is no exception.

However, one area of the law that has seen a surge that could continue is mediation. Due to social distancing efforts and less in-person interaction, virtual mediation has stepped to the forefront of law, as has Moritz alum John Minter.

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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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