Teaching Ethics in Epidemiology and Public Health: A Bibliography

Agee B, Gimbel RW. Assessing the legal and ethical preparedness of master of public healthgraduates. Am J Public Health. 2009;99(8):1505-1509.

Annette MR, Goodmonson S. Are ethical topics in epidemiology included in the graduateepidemiology curricula? Am J Epidemiol. 1995;142(12):1265-1268.

Bluestone NR. Teaching of ethics in schools of public health. Am J Public Health.1976;66(5):478-479.

Callahan D, Jennings B. Ethics and public health: forging a strong relationship. Am J Public Health. 2002;92(2):169-176.

Coughlin SS. Ethics in Epidemiology and Public Health Practice: Collected Works. Columbus, GA: Quill Publications; 1997:193-217.

Coughlin SS, Etheredge GD. On the need for ethics curricula in epidemiology. Epidemiology. 1995;6(5):566-567.

Coughlin SS, Katz WH, Mattison DR. Ethics instruction at schools of public health in the United States. Am J Public Health. 1999;89(5):768-770.

Goodman K, Prineas R. Towards an ethics curriculum in epidemiology. In: Coughlin SS, Beauchamp TL, eds. Ethics & Epidemiology. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2009:290-304.

Jennings B, Kahn J, Mastroianni A, Parker LS, eds. Ethics and public health: model curriculum. 2003. Available at: http://www.asph.org/document.cfm?page=782. Accessed June 4, 2013.

Kessel AS. Public health ethics: teaching survey and critical review. Soc Sci Med. 2003;56(7):1439-1445.

Klugman C. A tale of two fields: public health ethics. Monash Bioethics Review. 2008;27(1-2):56-64.

Lee LM, Wright B, Semaan S. Expected ethical competencies of public health professionals and graduate curricula in accredited schools of public health in North America. American Journal of Public Health 2013;103(5):938-942. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2012.300680. Epub 2012 Sep 20.

Thomas JC. Teaching ethics in schools of public health. Public Health Rep. 2003;118(3):279-286.

Thomas JC. Skills for the ethical practice of public health. Public Health Leadership Society. 2004. Available at: http://phls.org/CMSuploads/Skills-for-the-Ethical-Practice-of-Public-Health-68547.pdf. Accessed June 4, 2013.


The initial version of this bibliography was prepared in November 2011 by Midian Ambo, a graduate student in the University of Miami’s Department of Public Health Sciences, with support from the American College of Epidemiology.

Updated June 2013.

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