Carleigh Krubiner is a bioethicist and non-resident fellow at the Center for Global Development. Her work focuses on ethical issues surrounding equity in the development and delivery of health interventions in low and middle-income settings. Recent work includes approaches to priority-setting for Universal Health Coverage, ethics frameworks for COVID-19 vaccine allocation, the fair and responsible inclusion of pregnant and lactating people in epidemic vaccine development and deployment, and the indirect impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic across other areas of health. Her work has been published in leading academic journals including The Lancet, Vaccine, AIDS and the Journal of Medical Ethics and has been featured in media outlets including the New York Times, STAT, and NPR.
Prior to joining CGD as a Policy Fellow (2018-2021), she was a research scholar at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, where she remains an affiliated faculty member. Krubiner received her PhD in Health Policy and Bioethics from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her dissertation focused on the ethical design of conditional cash transfer programs for health promotion.