Master Class „Ethical Violations that Occurred in the Henrietta Lacks and Typhoid Mary Case Studies: Key Similarities or Differences from a Public Health Ethics Perspective” by Ana Frunza | Iasi, Romania
Presenter | Ana FRUNZA – Ph.D in Ethics, Scientific Researcher 3, LUMEN Research Center in Social and Humanistic Sciences, Iasi, Romania
Ana FRUNZĂ is Doctor in Philosophy (with the thesis “Towards a new ethical expertise. Deconstructing ethical values”, within Al. I. Cuza from Iaşi, Romania in 2014). He is a III Scientific Researcher at the LUMEN Research Center in Social and Humanistic Sciences in Iaşi, Romania. Her main areas of interest are applied ethics, applied philosophy, social work, supervision of social services, ethics of scientific research, bioethics and ethics expertise. The research undertaken so far is based in addition to reflection on ethics expertise in the field of social services practice, and the attempt to identify the constitutive ethical values of social practice, in the promotion of which ethics expertise, through various application models, is involved. In the field of research ethics, his scientific efforts have corroborated the activities carried out during the Advanced Research Ethics Program, followed in 2014-2015, supported by Fogarty International Center, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institute on Drug Abuse, USA. In this program she carried out the research project “Informed Consent between Theory and Practice in North – Eastern Region of Romania Medical Research Field”, within the LUMEN Research Center in Social and Humanistic Sciences, Iasi, Romania. She graduated the course in “Public Health Ethics” – Fogarty International Center, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute and National Institute on Drug Abuse, USA.
Organizer | LUMEN Research Center in Social and Humanistic Sciences, Iasi, Romania;
Short description of the event|
The current masterclass will address an analysis from the public health ethics perspective of two of the most important cases from medical research and practice that influenced the development of the entire world pharmaceutical industry.
Here are some aspects that will be brought into attention starting from the Henrietta Lacks and Typhoid Mary case studies
– key similarities or differences from a public health ethics perspective
– discussion on the cost/benefit analysis to both the Henrietta Lacks and Typhoid Mary case studies – suggestions of possible solutions or alternative approaches to each case study’s ethical dilemma. What would you have done differently? How and why?
Event time | Sunday, May 30th, 2021