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Patricia Zettler

Associate Professor Patricia Zettler featured in Ohio State Insights discussion on COVID-19 testing

Formerly the Associate Chief Counsel of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Associate Professor Patricia Zettler is an expert in the area of health law. Zettler recently participated in a Q/A with Ohio State Insights to discuss COVID-19 antibody tests […]

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Associate Professor Patricia Zettler referenced in Bloomberg article concerning COVID-19 vaccines

Associate Professor Patricia Zettler was recently interviewed for a story in Bloomberg titled, “One Biohacker’s Improbable Bid to Make a DIY Covid-19 Vaccine.” The article surrounds a former NASA scientist who is attempting to create his own COVID-19 vaccine, and […]

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Associate Professor Patricia Zettler quoted in StatNews article concerning COVID-19 drugs

Associate Professor Patricia Zettler was recently quoted in an article by StatNews.com titled, “The coronavirus pandemic is reigniting a fierce debate over compounded drugs.” “I worry that in the rush to get patients access to needed drugs for COVID-19, we […]

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Assistant Professor Patricia Zettler quoted in Buzzfeed News article discussing COVID-19 treatments

Assistant Professor Patricia Zettler was recently quoted in a Buzzfeed News article titled, “Internal FDA Documents Show How Little Evidence The Agency Had Before Allowing Malaria Drugs To Be Used To Treat COVID-19.” “I think it’s fair to ask whether […]

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Assistant Professor Patricia Zettler quoted in Buzzfeed News article concerning COVID-19 testing

Assistant Professor Patricia Zettler was recently featured in a Buzzfeed News article titled, “Everyone Wants To Know If They Already Had The Coronavirus. Some People May Be Preying On That.” “I think we should expect to see companies continue to […]

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Former FDA leaders decry emergency authorization of malaria drugs for coronavirus

Assistant Professor Patricia Zettler was recently featured in a Science Magazine article titled, “Former FDA leaders decry emergency authorization of malaria drugs for coronavirus.” The former FDA associate chief counsel under President Obama, Zettler said, “The idea that we have nothing […]

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Rushing coronavirus drugs, vaccines to market is a risky venture, experts say

Assistant Professor Patricia Zettler was recently quoted in an S&P Global article titled, “Rushing coronavirus drugs, vaccines to market a risky venture, experts say.” “We may be undermining the importance, in general, of doing the hard work to study potential […]

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Investigating A Company Selling Supposedly ‘FDA Approved’ Home Coronavirus Tests

Assistant Professor Patricia Zettler was recently interviewed for an article by National Public Radio titled, “Investigating A Company Selling Supposedly ‘FDA Approved’ Home Coronavirus Tests.” An expert on public health law, Zettler said, “Whenever we have diseases that lack good […]

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Assistant Professor Patricia Zettler co-authors op-ed in The Hill

Assistant Professor Patricia Zettler recently co-authored an op-ed in The Hill titled, “It’s time to add graphic warnings to cigarettes.” The op-ed was co-authored by Ohio State researcher Theodore L. Wagener, and Tony Yang of George Washington University, with whom Zettler […]

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Professor Patricia Zettler featured on WOSU discussing support of graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging

Professor Patricia Zettler, an expert on tobacco law and policy, recently discussed her new article on FDA warning labels with Nicole Rasul of WOSU. “The gist of our argument is that the images are really factual,” Zettler said. “They’re not […]

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Bioethics experts call on GoFundMe to ban unproven medical treatments

Assistant Professor Patricia Zettler was recently quoted in an article by The Verge titled, “Bioethics experts call on GoFundMe to ban unproven medical treatments.” “Harvard Law professor I. Glenn Cohen, suggests steps GoFundMe may take to upend its “ethical problem.” […]

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Senators question if US FDA candidate Hahn can resist political pressure

Assistant professor Patricia Zettler was recently interviewed for a story in S&P Global about FDA candidate Stephen Hahn and his ability to handle political pressure. “Patti Zettler, assistant professor of law at The Ohio State University and a former FDA attorney, […]

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