Hand-lettered sign in Sierra Leone that reads "Elobla is Real"

Invited Presentations

2016

Nouvet, Elysée. 2016. Recherche anthropologique au service de la santé publique : méthodes, considérations, et EER (évaluation ethnographique rapide). Training session presented to the Comité National d’Évaluation de la Recherche en Santé (CNERS), Conakry, Guinée, le 19 décembre

Schwartz, Lisa. 2016. L’éthique de recherche socio-anthropologique. Training session presented to the Comité National d’Evaluation de la Recherche en Santé (CNERS), Conakry, Guinée, le 19 décembre

2015

Hunt MR. 2015. Humanitarian action and ethics. Humanitarian Studies Initiative, Montreal, QC, 18 February.

Hunt MR. 2015. Ethics of surveillance in public health emergencies. World Health Organization Workshop on ethics in epidemics, public health emergencies and disasters, Cape Town, South Africa, 26 April.

Hunt MR. 2015. Problèmes éthiques en recherche lors d’une crise humanitaire. Le maintien minimum des services de santé en zones de conflits. Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program, Montreal, QC, 13 May.

Hunt MR, McClennan M, Pringle J, Boulanger R. 2015. Ethical challenges and disaster management. Canadian Red Cross Operations Managers Training, Ottawa, ON, 25 May.

Schwartz L. 2015. Ethics in human research. Student Workshop on Research Ethics, Hamilton Integrated Research Ethics Board, McMaster Research Ethics Board and School of Graduated Studies, Hamilton ON, 19  January.

Schwartz L, Upshur R. 2015. Ethics and Ebola: How do we address complex ethical issues in an evolving humanitarian emergency? Global Health and CHEPA Speaker Series, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, 14 January.

2014

Bernard C, Hunt MR. 2014. Navigating the ethical terrain. Health Systems Strengthening: Improving Governance and Ensuring Equity. Centre for Global Health, Ottawa ON, 5 November.

Hunt MR. 2014. Navigating ethical challenges in humanitarian health work. Oral Health and Society Seminar Series, Faculty of Dentistry, McGill, Montreal, QC, 22 January.

Hunt MR. 2014. Ethics of humanitarian response. Humanitarian Studies Initiative, Montreal, QC, 2 April.

Hunt MR. 2014. Inclusion, disability and the international response to disasters. Closing plenary. Rehabilitation Research Colloquium (McGill – Queen’s). Montreal, QC, 2 May.

Hunt MR. 2014. Tragic choices and enacting least worst options in humanitarian healthcare. Biomedical Ethics Institute, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, 19 May.

Hunt MR. 2014. “For the mission”: Ethical challenges for Canadian military health professionals in Afghanistan. Brocher Foundation Workshop on Global Health, Counterterrorism and Ethics, Geneva, Switzerland, 22 May.

Hunt MR. 2014. Navigating ethical challenges in humanitarian crises: tragic choices, uncertainty and least-worst options. Workshop on technology-mediated tragic decisions in military, police and disaster management. Zurich, Switzerland, 22 October.

Nouvet E. 2014. Nicaraguan perceptions of humanitarian healthcare missions. Ethics Grand Rounds, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, 14 May.

Schwartz L. 2014. Developing a unified policy and advocacy platform for humanitarian medicine stakeholder workshop. Canadian Medical Association, Ottawa, ON, 3 June.

Schwartz L. 2014. Ethics and the 2014 Ebola outbreak. Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, 17 September.

Schwartz L. 2014. Tools in clinical ethical decision-making in disasters. COST Action Grant International Conference on Disaster Bioethics, Porto, Portugal, 9-10 October.

Schwartz L. 2014. Ethical issues related to research for Ebola virus disease. WHO Ethics Working Group meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 20-21 October.

Schwartz L. 2014. Points of intersection revisited: The ethics of humanitarian healthcare practice. 3rd Annual Upshur Lecture on Public Health Ethics, 12 November.

2013

Hunt MR. 2013. Ethical implications of diversity in disaster research. Public Health Ontario Grand Rounds: Ethics Now, Toronto, ON, and multiple webinar locations, 23 January.

Hunt MR. 2013. Navigating ethical challenges during participation in global health. Plenary speaker for meeting of the International Health Division at the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Congress, Montreal, QC, 25 May.

Hunt MR. 2013. Engaging, preparing and supporting students and practitioners for the ethics of global health work  (invited contribution to panel on professionalization and global health). Canadian Conference on Global Health,  Ottawa, ON, 28 October.

Schwartz L. 2013. Experience of the actors. From Humanity to Complicity? Ethical Duties and Dilemmas of Humanitarian Action in Armed Conflicts, Brocher Foundation Symposium, Geneva, Switzerland, 4-5 November.

Schwartz L, Hunt MR, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L, Adelson N, de Laat S. 2013. Global health ethics and the role of health professionals. International Women’s Health Symposium, Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada, Calgary, Alberta, 11 June.

2012

Hunt MR. 2012. Ethical challenges encountered by health professionals during humanitarian aid and development work. Global Health Colloquium. International Federation of Medical Students’ Association, Quebec chapter (IFMSA-Qc), Montreal, QC, 24 March.

Hunt MR. 2012. Sources of ethical challenge: What do we know and where are the gaps? Humanitarian Healthcare Ethics Forum, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, 22 November.

Hunt MR. 2012. Seeking moral bearings: experiences of ethical challenge for health professionals in humanitarian work. Graduate School of Public and International Affairs Lectures in Global Public Health. University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, 7 November.

Schwartz L. 2012. Humanitarian health care ethics & military health ethics. Global Health Conference, London, ON, 28 April.

2011

Hunt MR. 2011. Deadly choices: Ethical decision-making and altered standards of care in disasters. Robert H Levi Leadership Symposium. Panelist. Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Baltimore, MD, 7 April.

Redwood-Campbell L, Schwartz L, Hunt MR. 2011. Ethics and emergency response in disasters. Canadian Red Cross: New Coordinators for the Emergency Response Units, Ottawa, ON, 18 April.

Schwartz L, Sinding C, Hunt MR, Redwood-Campbell L, Elit L, Adelson N, Ranford J, deLaat S. 2011. Does ethics travel? MSF Perceptions Conference, Montreal, QC, February.

2010

Hunt MR. 2010. An ethics of presence for health care professionals in humanitarian work. Contemporary Ethics Colloquium, University of Toronto, Center for Ethics and Centre for Research on Ethics, University of Montreal. Montreal, QC, 6 April.

Hunt MR. 2010. Une éthique de la présence pour les pratiques en soins de santé en contexte d’aide humanitaire. Approches Interdisciplinaires du Raisonnement Moral en Contexte, Symposium, Paris, France, 12  April.

Hunt MR. 2010. Ethics resources for health care professionals in humanitarian work. Points of Intersection: rights, ethics, healthcare and public health symposium. McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, 27 November.

Hunt MR, Elit L, Schwartz L, Redwood-Campbell L,  Adelson N, Ranford J. 2010. Ethical issues experienced by Canadian medical students on clinical electives in developing countries. Shriners Hospital Research Seminar, Montreal, QC, 19 May.

Schwartz L, Elit L, Hunt MR, Redwood-Campbell L., Adelson N, Ranford J. 2010. ‘A bit of a fine line to walk’: The ethical challenges faced by medical students doing international health electives (IHE), University of Glasgow, Faculty of Medicine, Glasgow, Scotland, 25 June.

Schwartz L, Sinding C, Hunt MR, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L, Adelson, N, Luther L, De Laat S, Ranford J. 2010. Ethics in the delivery of humanitarian health assistance: Learning from the narratives of health workers. Grand Rounds, St Boniface Hospital, Winnipeg, MA,  9 April.

Schwartz L, Sinding C, Hunt MR, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L, Adelson N, Luther L, De Laat S, Ranford J. 2010. Ethics in the delivery of humanitarian health assistance: Learning from the narratives of health workers. Geneva Health Forum, Geneva, Switzerland, 19-21 April.

Schwartz L, Sinding C, Hunt MR, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L, Adelson N, Luther L, De Laat S, Ranford J. 2010. Ethics in the delivery of humanitarian health assistance: Learning from the narratives of health workers. Medecins sans Frontieres International, Geneva, Switzerland, 22  June.

Schwartz L, Sinding C, Hunt MR, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L,  Adelson N, Luther L, De Laat S, Ranford J. 2010. Humanitarian health care ethics: in search of a paradigm that fits. World Health Organization Lunch Time Seminar, Geneva, Switzerland, 23 June.

2009

Hunt MR. 2009. An exploration of the moral experience of Canadian health care professionals in humanitarian work. Bioethics Interest Group, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, 15  January.

Hunt MR. 2009. Explorations of ethics and global health engagement: From humanitarian work to international clinical electives for students of the health professions. Research Seminar Series, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, QC, 13 October.

2008

Schwartz L, Redwood-Campbell L. 2008. Workshop: Ethics and global health electives. Family Medicine Forum, Toronto, ON, 28 November.

Peer Reviewed Presentations

2017

Nouvet, Elysée & Schwartz, Lisa. 2017. From the front lines: trialing research ethics in the time of Ebola. Paper presented at the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine. Toronto, Canada. April 28

Nouvet, Elysee. 2017. The need to care, learn, and improvise: Enacting research ethics during the West Africa Ebola outbreak. Paper presented at Ethox: Oxford Global Health and Bioethics International Conference. University of Oxford, Oxford, England. July 17-18

2016

Nouvet E, Bezanson K, Redwood-Campbell L, Elit L, de Laat S, Hunt M, Bernard C, Upshur R, Schwartz L. “Supporting end-of-life care within humanitarian healthcare teams,” Canadian Bioethics Society Annual Conference, 26 May 2016. Toronto.

Bezanon K, Nouvet E, Hunt M, de Laat S, Elit L, Bernard C, Schwartz L. “The place of palliative care in humanitarian response,” International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, QC, October 2016.

2015

Boulanger R, Hunt MR. 2015. “I don’t think it was particularly helpful”: Post-disaster researchers’ experience of the research ethics system. World Conference on Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Cape Town, South Africa, 23 April.

Hunt MR, Tansey C, Anderson J, Bhan A, Boulanger R, Eckenwiler L, Pringle J, Schwartz L. 2015. Ethics of disaster research conducted in low- and middle-income countries: Perspectives of research ethics committee members. World Conference on Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Cape Town, South Africa, 23 April.

Pringle J, Anderson J, Bhan A, Boulanger R, Eckenwiler L, Schwartz L, Tansey C, Dave A, Hunt MR. 2015. Ethics of disaster research conducted in low- and middle-income countries: A scoping review of published literature. World Conference on Disaster and Emergency Medicine 23, Cape Town, South Africa, 23 April.

2014

Eckenwiler L, Boulanger R, Pringle J, Hunt MR. 2014. Real-time responsiveness and disaster research ethics. World Congress of Bioethics, Mexico City, Mexico, June.

Horning J, Schwartz L, William’s-Jones B, Hunt MR. 2014. Military moral distress: Developing an interdisciplinary model of moral distress in military health care professionals. Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CMVHR) Forum, Toronto, ON, 26 November.

Hunt MR, Tansey C, Anderson J, Bhan A, Boulanger R, Eckenwiler L, Pringle J, Schwartz L. 2014. Ethics review of disaster research conducted in low- and middle-income countries: Perspectives of ethics review committee members. Canadian Conference on Global Health, Ottawa, ON, 3 November.

Schwartz L, de Laat S, Gillespie L, Hunt M, Nouvet E, Redwood Campbell L, Elit L. 2014. From humanity to complicity: narratives of humanitarian healthcare professionals. Annual Canadian Bioethics Society Conference, Vancouver, BC. 28-31 May.

Schwartz L, Salama S, Hui K. 2014. Ethics of co-enrolment in clinical trials. Canadian Bioethics Association,  Vancouver BC, 30 May.

2013

Anderson J, Hunt MR. 2013. The distinction between research and practice in disaster ethics. Canadian Bioethics Society Annual Conference, Banff, AB, 1 June.

de Laat S, Nouvet E, Calain P, Brenan P, Schwartz L. 2013. Picturing Humanitarian Healthcare: Engage and experiment with a new online portal. Ethics, Aesthetics and Epidemiological Photography Conference, CRASSH, University of Cambridge, UK, 14 September.

Fraser V, Hunt MR, Schwartz L, de Laat S, Redwood-Campbell L. 2013. HHEAT: the Humanitarian Health Ethics Analysis Tool. Canadian Bioethics Society, Banff, AB, 29 May – 1 June.

O’Donnell C, Williams-Jones B, Hunt MR, Schwartz L. 2013. Medical ethics vs military ethics: an International comparison of codes of ethics. Canadian Bioethics Society Annual Conference, Banff, AB, 1 June.

Okhowat A, Williams-Jones B, Hunt MR. The fog and frame of military medicine: Causes of military healthcare workers’ ethical dilemmas. Military Veterans Health Research Conference, Edmonton, AB, November.

Schwartz L. 2013. Ethical questions and emergency response. Canadian Humanitarian Response Training Program, 9 May.

Fraser V, Hunt MR, Schwartz L, de Laat S, Redwood-Campbell L. 2013. HHEAT: the Humanitarian Health Ethics Analysis Tool. 18th World Congress on Disaster & Emergency Medicine, Manchester, UK, 28-31 May.

2012

Hunt MR, Schwartz L, de Laat S, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L. 2012. HHEAM: Humanitarian Healthcare Ethics Analysis Model. International Association of Bioethics World Congress, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 26-29 June.

Schwartz L. 2012. Does helping hurt? Transcending Borders Conference on Global Health, London, ON, 27-29 April.

Schwartz L, Gillespie L, de Laat S, Hunt MR, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L. 2012. The complex applications of solidarity in the ethics of humanitarian healthcare practice. Canadian Bioethics Society Annual Conference: Fostering Innovation in Canadian Bioethics, Montreal, QC, 31 May – 2 June.

Schwartz L, Gillespie L, de Laat S, Hunt MR, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L. 2012. What role does solidarity play in the ethics of humanitarian healthcare practice? International Association of Bioethics World Congress; Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 26-29 June.

2011

Hunt MR, Schwartz L, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L, de Laat S. 2011. Preparing and supporting health professionals for ethical issues in development assistance and humanitarian work. Global Health Conference, Montreal, QC, 13-15 November.

Redwood-Campbell L, Schwartz L, Hunt MR. 2011. Ethics in the delivery of humanitarian health response: Learning from the narratives of health care workers. World Association of Emergency and Disaster Medicine Congress, Beijing, China, May.

Schwartz L, Hunt MR, Sinding C, Redwood-Campbell L, Elit L, Adelson N, Ranford J, Delaat S. 2011. Does ethics travel? Perception of Humanitarian Action Conference. Médecins sans frontières, Montreal, QC, 11 February.

Schwartz L, Williams-Jones B, Rochon C, Hunt MR, Okhowat A, de Laat S. 2011. Professional ethics and conflicts of role for health care professionals in military and humanitarian contexts. Military and Veteran Health Research Forum, Kingston, ON, 14 November.

2010

Elit L, Hunt MR, Redwood-Campbell L, Ranford J, Luther L, Adelson N, Schwartz L. 2010. ‘A bit of a fine line to walk’: The ethical challenges faced by medical students doing international health electives (IHE). Canadian Conference on Global Health, Ottawa, ON, 31 October – 3 November.

Hunt MR. 2010. Une éthique de la présence pour les pratiques en soins de santé en contexte d’aide humanitaire. Approches Interdisciplinaires du Raisonnement Moral en Context, Symposium, Paris, France. 12 April.

Hunt MR, Schwartz L, Elit L. 2010. International clinical electives for students of the health professions: What ethical challenges do students face and how can these issues best be addressed? World Congress of Bioethics, Singapore, July.

Hunt MR, Schwartz L, Elit L. 2010. Ethics resources for health care practice in humanitarian work. Points of Intersection Symposium, Hamilton, ON, 26-27 November.

Hunt MR, Schwartz L, Sinding C.  2010. International humanitarian work, scope of practice, and an ethics of presence. Feminist Approaches to Bioethics Conference. Singapore,  July.

Sinding C, Schwartz L, Hunt MR, Elit L, de Laat S. 2010. A staged reading about humanitarian health work: Problematics and possibilities. Drama for life. Africa Research Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa, 26-28 August.

Schwartz L, Sinding C, Hunt MR, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L, Adelson N, De Laat S, Ranford, J. 2010. Ethics in humanitarian aid work: Learning from the narratives of humanitarian aid health workers. International Association of Bioethics World Congress of Bioethics, Singapore, 26-30 July.

Schwartz L, Sinding C, Hunt MR, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L, Adelson N, Luther L, De Laat S, Ranford J. 2010. Ethics in conditions of disaster and deprivation: Intersection of public health and clinical medicine. Points of Intersection Symposium, Hamilton, ON, 26-27 November.

Sinding C, Schwartz L, Hunt MR, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L, Adelson N, Ranford J, de Laat S. 2010.  Ethical practice in global health: Dilemmas at the front line. Canadian Society for International Health Conference on Global Health, Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, 31 October – 3 November.

2009

Hunt MR. 2009. An exploration of the moral experience of Canadian health care professionals in humanitarian crises. Canadian Bioethics Society Annual Conference, Hamilton, ON, 13 June.

Hunt MR, Schwartz L. 2009. Medical work abroad. Global health and responsibility. Pre-conference workshop. Hamilton, ON, 11 June.

Hunt MR, Schwartz L, Sinding C, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L, Luther L, Adelson N, Ranford J. 2009. Elaborating an ethics of presence for expatriate health care professionals in humanitarian assistance and development work. Global Health International Conference, Ottawa, ON, 25-28 October.

Hunt MR, Sinding C, Schwartz L. 2009. An ethics of presence: Experiences of health care professionals in humanitarian work. Canadian Conference for International Health, Ottawa, ON, 27 Ontario.

Luther L, Schwartz L, Hunt MR, Sinding C, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L, Adelson N, Randford J, Langston L. 2009. From obligations to inform to duties to warn. Canadian Bioethics Society Annual Conference. Hamilton, ON, 12 June.

Schwartz L, Sinding C, Hunt MR, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L, Luther L, Adelson N, Ranford J. 2009. Workshop: Ethics in conditions of disaster and deprivation: Learning from health workers’ narratives. 20th Annual Canadian Bioethics Society Conference, Hamilton, ON, 11-14 June.

Sinding C, Schwartz L, Hunt MR, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L and Ranford J. 2009. “Playing God because you have to”: Canadian health professionals’ experiences of rationing care in humanitarian and development work. Canadian Bioethics Society Annual Conference, Hamilton, ON, 13 June.

2008

Hunt MR. 2008. Ethical challenges in HIV/AIDS testing and treatment during humanitarian emergencies. World Congress of Bioethics, Rijeka, Croatia, 7 September.

Schwartz L, Sinding C, Elit, L Redwood-Campbell L. 2008. Ethics in conditions of disaster and deprivation: Learning from health workers’ narratives. Global Health Education Conference, Sacramento, CA, 3-5 April.

2007

Hunt MR. 2007. An exploration of how health professionals experience ethics in humanitarian assistance and development work. Canadian Bioethics Society Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, 1 June.

Schwartz L, Sinding C, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L. 2007. Ethics in conditions of disaster and deprivation: Learning from health workers’ narratives. Canadian Bioethics Society, Toronto, 30 May – 3 June.

 2006

Hunt MR. 2006. Ethics beyond borders: How health professionals experience ethics in humanitarian assistance and development work. International Qualitative Health Research Conference. Edmonton, AB, 3 April.

Posters

Pringle J, Boulanger R, Tansey C, Anderson J, Bhan A, Eckenwiler L, Schwartz L, Hunt MR. 2014. Research conducted after natural disasters in low- and middle-income countries: Ethical considerations from a scoping review of published literature. Canadian Conference on Global Health, Ottawa, ON, November.

Gillespie L-A and EMMRG team. 2013. Loyalties, codes and ethical tensions in conflict and disaster. 18th World Congress on Disaster & Emergency Medicine, Manchester, UK, 28-31May.

Okhowat A, O’Donnell C, Schwartz L, Hunt MR, Rochon C, de Laat S, Williams-Jones B. 2013. Loyalties, code and ethical tensions in conflict and disaster. World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine Conference, Manchester, UK, May 28.

Hunt MR, Schwartz L, Sinding C, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L, Luther L,  Adelson N, Ranford J. 2010. Towards an ethics of presence to support healthcare practice in global health. Geneva Health Forum, Geneva, Switzerland, 19-21 April.

Sinding C, Schwartz L, Hunt MR, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L, Ranford J. 2009. ‘Playing God because you have to’: Canadian health professionals’ narratives of rationing care in humanitarian and development work. Global Health International Conference, Ottawa, ON, 25-28 October.