Ethics in the Age of Bioterrorism (2005)
Public Health Foundation
This program addresses the ethical complexities that public health workers, medical professionals, and other professionals face when public health emergencies occur -- whether they are caused by natural disasters or man-made disasters, including terrorist attacks. Broadcast originally on August 31, 2005, the program was expanded to include discussion of the ethical issues related to the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina. Dr. Harvey Kayman, M.D., M.P.H., Bureau Director of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control and Clinical Profeesor of Pediatrics at the USC School of Medicine and Public Health and Peter Slocum, Vice President for Advocacy for the American Cancer Society and Clinical Associate Professor at the University at Albany School of Public Health and the program moderator discuss the hurricane's aftermath. Dr. Kayman is a native of New Orleans, LA. [description adapted from the PHF website] The program was sponsored by the University of South Carolina and presented by the University of Albany Center for Public Health Preparedness.