Public and Global Health Law and Ethics in Pandemic

Opportunity Overview

June 11, 2020; 3:00 pm- 4:30 pm EDT

This is a virtual event.

In this first of three webinars in this series, attendees will learn about and understand public and global health ethics as relevant during a pandemic. Per the hosting organization, The Network for Public Health Law:

“Prof. Gostin will discuss public and global health law and ethics in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including balancing public health with human rights. Prof. Gostin will discuss the use of model public health laws, such as the Model Emergency Health Powers Act. He will also discuss the role of the World Health Organization and global health law. Importantly, he will examine the impact of the pandemic upon vulnerable populations across the globe, and future directions.”


  • Sarah Wetter, JD, MPH, Consultant, Network for Public Health Law—Western Region Office
  • Veda Collmer, Esq., NYSBA Health Law Section Public Health Law Committee Co-Chair


  • Professor Lawrence O. Gostin, University Professor, Founding O’Neill Chair in Global Health Law, and Faculty Director, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown Law; Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Center on National & Global Health Law


Opportunity Detail