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Patricia Zettler

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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Associate Professor Patricia Zettler quoted in recent Science Magazine article

Associate Professor Patricia Zettler was recently quoted in an article by Science Magazine titled, “FDA’s own documents reveal agency’s lax, slow, and secretive oversight of clinical research.” “It certainly looks like FDA is enforcing clinical trial requirements much less frequently, […]

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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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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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Associate Professor Patricia Zettler quoted in Washington Post article concerning FDA and COVID-19 vaccine

An expert on health law and a former FDA associate chief counsel, Associate Professor Patricia Zettler was recently featured in The Washington Post for an article titled, “Debate rages over whether FDA should use emergency powers to clear a coronavirus vaccine […]

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Professors Efthimios Parasidis and Patricia Zettler quoted in S&P Global article concerning FDA and COVID-19

Professors Efthimios Parasidis and Patricia Zettler have been prominently featured in the news media recently with interviews concerning the FDA and the potential COVID-19 vaccine. On Aug. 27, they were both quoted in the same S&P Global article titled, “US […]

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Associate Professor Patricia Zettler quoted in The Washington Post discussing COVID-19 testing

Former associate chief counsel at the FDA and current Moritz professor Patricia Zettler was recently quoted in an article by The Washington Post titled, “Trump administration bars FDA from regulating some laboratory tests, including for coronavirus.” “I think it’s pretty concerning,” […]

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Associate Professor Patricia Zettler featured in NPR podcast discussing FDA testing

Associate Professor Patricia Zettler was recently featured on NPR’s radio show All Things Considered for an episode titled, “Trump Administration Blocks FDA From Regulating Many New Medical Tests.” Zettler, a former associate chief counsel in the FDA’s Office of the Chief […]

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Associate Professor Patricia Zettler featured in S&P Global article concerning COVID-19 vaccines

Associate Professor Patricia Zettler was recently featured in an article by S&P Global titled, “Legal experts call for Congress to ban COVID-19 vaccine emergency authorizations.” Zettler, a former associate chief counsel in the FDA’s Office of the Chief Counsel, calls for […]

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Associate Professors Micah Berman and Patricia Zettler publish op-ed in Ohio Journal of Public Health

Associate Professors Micah Berman and Patricia Zettler, alongside the OSU-James Comprehensive Cancer Center, recently published an op-ed in the Ohio Journal of Public Health titled, “Law and Ethics During a Public Health Crisis.” “In our view, effectively advocating for public […]

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