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September 15, 2020 HIV/AIDS WEBINAR SERIES

Managing Privacy and Compliance with Public Health Guidelines During the Pandemic

The second installment of the HIV/AIDS Webinar Series includes a discussion of emerging privacy and confidentiality challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, including contact tracing, data collection via mobile devices and apps, and criminal sanctions for public health violations. Speakers draw from lessons learned from HIV and hepatitis, including perspectives on balancing public health priorities and response with patient privacy.


  • Daniel Bruner, Senior Director of Policy, Whitman-Walker Health
  • Catherine Hanssens, Executive Director and Founder, The Center for HIV Law and Policy 
  • Amy Killelea, Senior Director, Health Systems and Policy, NASTAD


  • Ronda Goldfein, Executive Director, AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania

Joint SponsorsABA HIV/AIDS Impact Project, ABA Center for Human Rights

Co-Sponsors: ABA Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender IdentityABA Section of State and Local Government Law


Presentations: Daniel Bruner, Catherine Hanssens, Amy Killelea

Transcript: Managing Privacy and Compliance with Public Health Guidelines During the Pandemic

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O'Neill Institution Releases Publication on HIV Lessons for COVID-19 Contact Tracing
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Digital tools against COVID-19: taxonomy, ethical challenges, and navigation aid
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How our brains numb us to covid-19's risks — and what we can do about it
The Washington Post | August 22, 2020

Assessing Legal Responses to COVID-19
Public Health Law Watch | August 2020

It is time to get serious about vaccine confidence
The Lancet | September 10, 2020

Digital Smartphone Tracking for COVID-19: Public Health and Civil Liberties in Tension

Executive Underreach, In Pandemics and Otherwise

Jacobson v. Massachusetts

Discussion Draft of the Preliminary Framework for Equitable Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine

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