Ruth Gaare Bernheim appointed CDC Ethics Subcommittee Chair

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Ruth Gaare Bernheim appointed CDC Ethics Subcommittee Chair

DPHS Chair Ruth Gaare Bernheim was appointed Chair of the Ethics Subcommittee of the CDC until June 2013. The Ethics Subcommittee was established in 2005 to provide counsel to CDC on a broad range of public health ethics questions and issues arising from programs, scientists and practitioners, and to support CDC in the development of internal capacity to identify, analyze, and resolve ethical issues. The Ethics Subcommittee is composed of 11 academic and professional ethicists from outside CDC.