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IBME Postdocs Giovanni Spitale and Federico Germani present at World Conference of Bioethics in Doha

IBME is proud to announce that Dr. Germani and Dr. Spitale, postdoctoral researchers, are currently presenting their innovative work at the World Conference of Bioethics (WCB) in Doha. Their participation underscores IBME's commitment to advancing the field of bioethics through cutting-edge research and proactive participation to global discourse.
 
Dr. Germani and Dr. Spitale are presenting two significant pieces of research:
 
1. AI's Double-Edged Sword: GPT-3's Impact on Information Quality, Infodemics, and Public Health – This presentation delves into the complex role of AI large language models in shaping the quality of information, the proliferation of infodemics, and its broader implications for public health.
 
2. Navigating the Ethical Challenges of Infodemic Management: Insights from the WHO Expert Group – This symposium highlights critical ethical considerations in managing infodemics, drawing on insights from the WHO Expert Group on Ethical Considerations of Social Listening and Infodemic Management, where dr. Spitale and dr. Germani are rapporteurs. The group represents a collaboration between the Unit for High Impact Events Preparedness, Department of Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness and Prevention, and the Health Ethics and Governance Unit, Department of Research for Health.
 
The participation of Dr. Germani and Dr. Spitale in this prestigious conference not only brings recognition to their work but also reflects IBME's dedication to addressing global health challenges through ethical and innovative approaches.