Joseph Ali, JD
Department of International Health
Berman Institute of Bioethics
Mr. Ali is Research Scholar II, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and Associate Faculty, Department of International Health and Department of Health Policy & Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His scholarly work pursues a range of ethics and regulatory challenges in domestic and global bioethics. Some of his recent and ongoing research activities have included projects that employ mixed methods to create and empirically test enhanced approaches for informed consent; to evaluate the impact of international bioethics capacity development programs; to support research oversight and guideline development for health services/systems research; and to study the emerging ethical, legal and societal implications of observational and interventional global mobile and digital health. He previously served as Co-Lead of the Ethics & Regulatory Task-Force for the national Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Network (PCORnet) and currently serve as Co-Chair of the Ethics and Regulatory Work Group for the NIH/VA/DOD Pain Management Collaboratory Coordinating Center. He is co-investigator of several NIH-funded international research ethics training programs that seek to support collaborative institutional partnerships to advance research ethics capacity in low-resource countries. He teaches research ethics and bioethics & law and at graduate and undergraduate levels at Johns Hopkins and serves on the editorial board of the journal Accountability in Research.
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