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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities

COVID-19 Funding Opportunity

The Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities is providing funding to three projects related to the COVID-19 pandemic. We announced the funding opportunity in April to emphasize the importance of bioethics and medical humanities in issues that have and will arise related to the evolving COVID-19 situation.


  • COVID-19: Creative/Critical Studies in Music, Image, and Text
    Jacob Leveton and Tamar Kharatishvili (Graduate Students, Department of Art History)
    Mentor: Kathleen Bickford Berzock, PhD
  • Unblinding in Randomized Control Trials: A Clinical Ethics Pandemic Evaluation
    Ayesha Bhatia, MPH (Research Study Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)
    Mentor: Katherine L. Wisner, MD
  • Ethical Principles of PPE Allocation During COVID-19
    Tazim Merchant, Tricia Pendergrast, and Roger Smith (Medical Students)
    Mentor: Mark Sheldon, PhD
We are honored to support these projects and are excited to see how they progress.