GE2P2 Global Foundation elects Donal O’Mathuna, PhD as a Fellow and Member of its Board of Directors. O’Mathuna to lead newly-formed GE2P2 Global - Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Ethics
The GE2P2 Global Foundation said its elected Donal O’Mathuna, PhD as a Fellow of the Foundation and a Member of its Board of Directors. O’Mathuna to lead newly-formed GE2P2 Global - Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Ethics
3 October 2016
The GE2P2 Global Foundation said it has elected Donal O’Mathuna, PhD as a Fellow of the Foundation and a Member of its Board of Directors.
Dr. O’Mathuna is Senior Lecturer in Ethics, Decision-Making & Evidence at the School of Nursing & Human Sciences, Dublin City University (DCU). His main areas of research interest include ethics and evidence-based practice, and the ethical issues that arise for healthcare practitioners, researchers and organizations during disasters and in providing humanitarian response. He is also Chair of the COST Action IS1201 on Disaster Bioethics, a network of academic, agency and NGO members addressing disaster ethics under the EU Framework Programme – Horizon 2020 (http://DisasterBioethics.eu). .
GE2P2 Global also announced formation of a new Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Ethics which will focus on ethics, evidence generation, and policy involving health interventions, human rights, and humanitarian response to the full range of natural and manmade disasters and complex emergencies.
O’Mathuna will lead this new Center as its Founding Director, and be responsible for building a team of GE2P2 Global Foundation Fellows who will conduct the research and analytical work of the new Center, and provide consultation to international agencies, INGOs, civil society organizations and donors involved in disasters and humanitarian action.
GE2P2 Global Foundation President David R. Curry commented “We are very pleased to have Donal O’Mathuna, PhD join our growing community of Fellows and our board of directors. Dr. O’Mathuna brings demonstrated scholarship, strong domain knowledge, and deep insights to our purpose – advancing ethical and scientific rigor in research and evidence generation in human rights action, humanitarian response, health, education, heritage stewardship, and sustainable development. In particular, we look forward to his leadership of our newly-formed Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Ethics and its important work in the years ahead.”
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