Author

Efthimios Parasidis, The Ohio State University

Efthimios Parasidis, The Ohio State University

Efthimios Parasidis is a nationally-recognized expert on health law and bioethics. He holds a joint appointment with The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and the College of Public Health, and is a faculty affiliate with the College of Medicine’s Center for Bioethics. A prolific scholar with over thirty publications, his work has appeared in top journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, American Journal of Public Health, and Boston University Law Review, among others. He is co-author of a leading casebook on the ethics and regulation of research with human subjects, and has a book on military medical ethics under contract with Oxford University Press.

COMMENTARY

Big pharma’s safety pledge isn’t enough to build public confidence in COVID-19 vaccine – here’s what will

By: - September 18, 2020

Americans are increasingly concerned that regulators and manufacturers will rush a vaccine to market without an adequate review. That prompted nine vaccine front-runners, including Pfizer and Merck, to promise to abide by clinical and ethical standards in an effort to increase the public’s confidence in any vaccine that ultimately comes to market. As a scholar […]