Coronavirus Conversations: Ethics Of The Use Of Wearables For Early COVID Detection

20aug4:00 pm5:00 pmCoronavirus Conversations: Ethics Of The Use Of Wearables For Early COVID Detection


Virtual Meeting


(Thursday) 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm(GMT+00:00) View in my time

Event Details

Thursday August 20, 4:00 PM (EDT)


Hosted by Duke Science & Society, Duke +Data Science, and the Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law


Wearable technology provides us with a rich data set that can enhance our understanding of and response to the COVID-19 pandemic. But the use of this data must come with ethical guard rails, which are easy to rush past in the attempt to tame the pandemic.

Join Duke+ DataScience, Duke Science & Society, and our panel of technical and ethical experts to discuss the ethics of using data generated by wearable technology to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Dr. Jessilyn Dunn, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology; Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics

Dr. Marielle S. Gross, M.D., M.B.E., Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences


Dr. Nita Farahany, J.D., Ph.D., Duke University; Director, Duke Initiative For Science & Society; Professor of Law and Philosophy, Duke University


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This virtual event series is open to the public. Press covering the COVID Pandemic are welcome to attend. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for updates.

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About Coronavirus Conversations

The global pandemic affects every corner of society and brings into focus new and existing ethical and policy issues. Over the course of this event series notable scientists, doctors, bioethicists, researchers, and other policy experts will convene to discuss specific themes as they relate to the Coronavirus and how the U.S. and the world continues to respond.

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