Online—Zoom – This event featured a discussion of human rights issues related to vaccinations, vaccine mandates, and requests for religious exemptions, with a particular focus on COVID-19 vaccines.
A panel of experts discussed vaccination acceptance and resistance, including religious thought and practices around vaccines, and the experience of medical institutions in promoting vaccines.
The discussion was moderated by Roma Subramanian, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication, University of Nebraska at Omaha.
- Laura Betzold, J.D., Deputy General Counsel & Director of Legal Services, Nebraska Medicine
- Timi Barone, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Nebraska at Omaha
- Laura Alexander, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha
This forum is hosted by the Goldstein Center for Human Rights and co-sponsored by the Medical Humanities program at UNO.