Skip to Content
Webinars Social and Community Context

COVID-19: Public and Global Health Law and Ethics in Pandemic: Human Rights and Model Public Health Laws


June 11 | 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. EST

In this webinar, Prof. Gostin discusses public and global health law and ethics in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including balancing public health with human rights. Prof. Gostin discusses the use of model public health laws, such as the Model Emergency Health Powers Act. He also discusses the role of the World Health Organization and global health law. Importantly, he examines 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

CLEs will not be provided for this webinar.