Strengthening public health ethics at the centers for disease control and prevention.

@article{Barrett2008StrengtheningPH,
  title={Strengthening public health ethics at the centers for disease control and prevention.},
  author={Drue H. Barrett and Roger H. Bernier and Anne L. Sowell},
  journal={Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={
          348-53
        }
}
In early 2005, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched an initiative to strengthen leadership in public health ethics. This resulted in the formation of an external Ethics Subcommittee of the Advisory Committee to the Director, an internal CDC Public Health Ethics Committee, and the creation of a new position, the CDC Public Health Ethics Coordinator, to oversee the activities of these two committees and to serve as the main point of contact for public health ethics at the… CONTINUE READING