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CBSSM's Michele Heisler and colleagues recently presented a Physicians for Human Rights webinar: "Protecting Health Workers Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic." The webinar was moderated by Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief of Lancet.

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CBSSM would like to extend congratulations to Brian Zikmund-Fisher, Julie Wright, Andrew Shuman and Jeff Kullgren on their recent promotions!

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As the medical director for Physicians for Human Rights, CBSSM's Michele Heisler provides guidance in a recent Consumer Reports article on how to stay safe while protesting. People protesting police violence in the U.S. have faced tear gas, rubber bullets, batons, and the ever-present threat of COVID-19. Dr. Heisler was also quoted in Newsweek on how the use of tear gas against protesters increases pandemic health risks.


In a recent New England Journal of Medicine perspective, Kayte Spector-Bagdady and colleagues present an approach to ethically advancing medical discovery and innovation through big data while also respecting the trust of patients and research participants.