The Pediatric Ethicscope Editorial Board is composed of experts in the field of pediatric ethics and bioethics, all with distinguished service to the field and extensive contributions to the literature. The Editorial Board steers the journal and provides guidance on journal operations, policies, and standards. We thank them for their dedication and service.

Douglas Diekema, MD, MPH editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Douglas S. Diekema, MD, MPH

The University of Washington School of Public Health

Dr. Diekema is Director of Education at the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics, and Chair of the Seattle Children’s Hospital Institutional Review Board Committee. He is a Professor of Bioethics and of Emergency Medicine, an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Bioethics and Humanities, and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Diekema is also an Adjunct Professor for the Department of Health Service.

  1. Kobayashi, T, Meacham, H, Alsuhaibani, M, Holley, S, Marra, AR, Edmond, MB et al.. Occupational tuberculosis exposures and conversion rates can guide deimplementation of annual tuberculosis skin test screening. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020; :1-2. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.205. PubMed PMID:32484119 .
  2. Jecker, NS, Wightman, AG, Diekema, DS. Prioritizing Frontline Workers during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Am J Bioeth. 2020; :1-5. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2020.1764140. PubMed PMID:32401170 .
  3. Salinas, JL, Kritzman, J, Kobayashi, T, Edmond, MB, Ince, D, Diekema, DJ et al.. A primer on data visualization in infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020; :1-10. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.142. PubMed PMID:32389138 .
  4. Laventhal, N, Basak, R, Dell, ML, Diekema, D, Elster, N, Geis, G et al.. The Ethics of Creating a Resource Allocation Strategy During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Pediatrics. 2020; :. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-1243. PubMed PMID:32366610 .
  5. Perencevich, EN, Diekema, DJ, Edmond, MB. Moving Personal Protective Equipment Into the Community: Face Shields and Containment of COVID-19. JAMA. 2020; :. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.7477. PubMed PMID:32347911 .
  6. Antommaria, AHM, Gibb, TS, McGuire, AL, Wolpe, PR, Wynia, MK, Applewhite, MK et al.. Ventilator Triage Policies During the COVID-19 Pandemic at U.S. Hospitals Associated With Members of the Association of Bioethics Program Directors. Ann. Intern. Med. 2020; :. doi: 10.7326/M20-1738. PubMed PMID:32330224 PubMed Central PMC7207244.
  7. Wilson, G, Jackson, V, Boyken, L, Puig-Asensio, M, Marra, AR, Perencevich, E et al.. A randomized control trial evaluating efficacy of antimicrobial impregnated hospital privacy curtains in an intensive care setting. Am J Infect Control. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.12.024. PubMed PMID:32139090 .
  8. Pfaller, MA, Carvalhaes, CG, Smith, CJ, Diekema, DJ, Castanheira, M. Bacterial and fungal pathogens isolated from patients with bloodstream infection: frequency of occurrence and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program (2012-2017). Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 2020;97 (2):115016. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2020.115016. PubMed PMID:32111415 .
  9. Diekema, DS. Hans Jonas and the Ethics of Human Subjects Research. Hastings Cent Rep. 2020;50 (1):8-9. doi: 10.1002/hast.1077. PubMed PMID:32068284 .
  10. Wilson, GM, Jackson, VB, Boyken, LD, Schweizer, ML, Diekema, DJ, Petersen, CA et al.. Bioaerosols generated from toilet flushing in rooms of patients with Clostridioides difficile infection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020;41 (5):517-521. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.11. PubMed PMID:32000872 .
  11. Sader, HS, Rhomberg, PR, Chandrasekaran, S, Trejo, M, Fedler, KA, Boyken, LD et al.. Correlation between Broth Microdilution and Disk Diffusion Results when Testing Ceftazidime-Avibactam against a Challenge Collection of Enterobacterales Isolates: Results from a Multilaboratory Study. J. Clin. Microbiol. 2020;58 (4):. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01757-19. PubMed PMID:31996445 PubMed Central PMC7098758.
  12. Marra, AR, Perencevich, EN, Nelson, RE, Samore, M, Khader, K, Chiang, HY et al.. Incidence and Outcomes Associated With Clostridium difficile Infections: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3 (1):e1917597. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.17597. PubMed PMID:31913488 PubMed Central PMC6991241.
  13. Julian, KG, Crook, T, Curley, E, Appenheimer, AB, Paules, CI, Hasse, B et al.. Long-term follow-up of post-cardiac surgery Mycobacterium chimaera infections: A 5-center case series. J. Infect. 2020;80 (2):197-203. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2019.12.007. PubMed PMID:31863789 .
  14. Berkman, ER, Clark, JD, Diekema, DS, Lewis-Newby, M. "We Can Do Anything but We Can't Do Everything": Exploring the Perceived Impact of International Pediatric Programs on U.S. PICUs. Front Pediatr. 2019;7 :470. doi: 10.3389/fped.2019.00470. PubMed PMID:31803696 PubMed Central PMC6873788.
  15. Puig-Asensio, M, Diekema, DJ, Boyken, L, Clore, GS, Salinas, JL, Perencevich, EN et al.. Contamination of health-care workers' hands with Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species after routine patient care: a prospective observational study. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. 2020;26 (6):760-766. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2019.11.005. PubMed PMID:31733378 .
  16. Wightman, A, Wilfond, BS, Diekema, D, Paquette, E, Shah, S. Relationships help make life worth living. J Med Ethics. 2020;46 (1):22-23. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2019-105809. PubMed PMID:31732679 .
  17. Hasse, B, Hannan, MM, Keller, PM, Maurer, FP, Sommerstein, R, Mertz, D et al.. International Society of Cardiovascular Infectious Diseases Guidelines for the Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera Infection Following Cardiac Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass. J. Hosp. Infect. 2020;104 (2):214-235. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2019.10.009. PubMed PMID:31715282 .
  18. Doern, GV, Carroll, KC, Diekema, DJ, Garey, KW, Rupp, ME, Weinstein, MP et al.. A Comprehensive Update on the Problem of Blood Culture Contamination and a Discussion of Methods for Addressing the Problem. Clin. Microbiol. Rev. 2019;33 (1):. doi: 10.1128/CMR.00009-19. PubMed PMID:31666280 PubMed Central PMC6822992.
  19. Diekema, DS. Decision Making on Behalf of Children: Understanding the Role of the Harm Principle. J Clin Ethics. 2019;30 (3):207-212. . PubMed PMID:31573963 .
  20. Wightman, A, Diekema, D. Parental Decision Making and the Limitations of the Equivalence Thesis. Am J Bioeth. 2019;19 (3):43-45. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2018.1563923. PubMed PMID:31543040 .
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Jacqueline J Glover, PhD editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Jacqueline J Glover PhD

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Dr. Glover is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Center for Bioethics and Humanities, and Director of the Humanities, Ethics and Professionalism (HEP) thread in the School of Medicine curriculum. Dr. Glover serves on the ethics committees and the ethics consult services at the University of Colorado Hospital and the Children’s Hospital Colorado as well as the research ethics consult service. She organizes the Clinical Ethics Leads from the Children’s Hospital and the University of Colorado Hospital in their Quality Improvement Efforts.

  1. Felton, J, Blundo, E, Ling, S, Glover, J, Kudrynskyi, ZR, Makarovsky, O et al.. The Interaction of Hydrogen with the van der Waals Crystal γ-InSe. Molecules. 2020;25 (11):. doi: 10.3390/molecules25112526. PubMed PMID:32481752 .
  2. Maldini, CR, Gayout, K, Leibman, RS, Dopkin, DL, Mills, JP, Shan, X et al.. HIV-Resistant and HIV-Specific CAR-Modified CD4+ T Cells Mitigate HIV Disease Progression and Confer CD4+ T Cell Help In Vivo. Mol. Ther. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.ymthe.2020.05.012. PubMed PMID:32454027 .
  3. Glover, JD, Pham, JT. Capillary-driven indentation of a microparticle into a soft, oil-coated substrate. Soft Matter. 2020; :. doi: 10.1039/d0sm00296h. PubMed PMID:32412022 .
  4. Boles, RE, Moore, JM, Glover, JJ. The role of ethics consultation in decision making for bariatric surgery in pediatrics. Semin. Pediatr. Surg. 2020;29 (1):150884. doi: 10.1016/j.sempedsurg.2020.150884. PubMed PMID:32238293 .
  5. Glover, J, Kovacevic, G, Walton, G, Parr, D. Fulminating deep tissue space infection with Streptococcus constellatus presenting initially as a sore throat. BMJ Case Rep. 2020;13 (3):. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2019-233971. PubMed PMID:32234857 .
  6. Fulmer, D, Toomer, KA, Glover, J, Guo, L, Moore, K, Moore, R et al.. Desert hedgehog-primary cilia cross talk shapes mitral valve tissue by organizing smooth muscle actin. Dev. Biol. 2020;463 (1):26-38. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2020.03.003. PubMed PMID:32151560 PubMed Central PMC7281834.
  7. Toch, M, Harris, A, Schakman, O, Kondratskaya, E, Boulland, JL, Dauguet, N et al.. Onecut-dependent Nkx6.2 transcription factor expression is required for proper formation and activity of spinal locomotor circuits. Sci Rep. 2020;10 (1):996. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-57945-4. PubMed PMID:31969659 PubMed Central PMC6976625.
  8. Gould, J, Sidhu, BS, Porter, B, Sieniewicz, BJ, Freeman, S, de Wilt, EC et al.. Financial and resource costs of transvenous lead extraction in a high-volume lead extraction centre. Heart. 2020;106 (12):931-937. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2019-315839. PubMed PMID:31932286 .
  9. Morris, RS, Milia, D, Glover, J, Napolitano, LM, Chen, B, Lindemann, E et al.. Predictors of elderly mortality after trauma: A novel outcome score. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020;88 (3):416-424. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000002569. PubMed PMID:31895331 .
  10. Kim, HJ, Chaulk, S, Arthur, D, Edwards, RA, Glover, JNM. Biochemical Methods for the Study of the FinO Family of Bacterial RNA Chaperones. Methods Mol. Biol. 2020;2106 :1-18. doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-0231-7_1. PubMed PMID:31889248 .
  11. Glover, JP, Medrano, EG, Isakeit, T, Brewer, MJ. Transmission of Cotton Seed and Boll Rotting Bacteria by the Verde Plant Bug (Hemiptera: Miridae). J. Econ. Entomol. 2020;113 (2):793-799. doi: 10.1093/jee/toz334. PubMed PMID:31879770 .
  12. Genovese, MC, Glover, J, Greenwald, M, Porawska, W, El Khouri, EC, Dokoupilova, E et al.. FKB327, an adalimumab biosimilar, versus the reference product: results of a randomized, Phase III, double-blind study, and its open-label extension. Arthritis Res. Ther. 2019;21 (1):281. doi: 10.1186/s13075-019-2046-0. PubMed PMID:31831079 PubMed Central PMC6909638.
  13. Glover, JC, Aswendt, M, Boulland, JL, Lojk, J, Stamenković, S, Andjus, P et al.. In vivo Cell Tracking Using Non-invasive Imaging of Iron Oxide-Based Particles with Particular Relevance for Stem Cell-Based Treatments of Neurological and Cardiac Disease. Mol Imaging Biol. 2019; :. doi: 10.1007/s11307-019-01440-4. PubMed PMID:31802361 .
  14. Grossetta Nardini, HK, Batten, J, Funaro, MC, Garcia-Milian, R, Nyhan, K, Spak, JM et al.. Librarians as methodological peer reviewers for systematic reviews: results of an online survey. Res Integr Peer Rev. 2019;4 :23. doi: 10.1186/s41073-019-0083-5. PubMed PMID:31798974 PubMed Central PMC6882225.
  15. Perreault, MC, Pastor-Bernier, A, Renaud, JS, Roux, S, Glover, JC. Corrigendum to "C Fragment of Tetanus Toxin Hybrid Proteins Evaluated for Muscle-specific Transsynaptic Mapping of Spinal Motor Circuitry in the Newborn Mouse" [Neuroscience 141(2) (2006) 803-816]. Neuroscience. 2020;424 :211. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2019.11.019. PubMed PMID:31790670 .
  16. Grimaldi, G, Vagaska, B, Ievglevskyi, O, Kondratskaya, E, Glover, JC, Matthews, J et al.. Loss of Tiparp Results in Aberrant Layering of the Cerebral Cortex. eNeuro. ;6 (6):. doi: 10.1523/ENEURO.0239-19.2019. PubMed PMID:31704703 PubMed Central PMC6883171.
  17. Srinivasan, S, Glover, J, Tampi, RR, Tampi, DJ, Sewell, DD. Sexuality and the Older Adult. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2019;21 (10):97. doi: 10.1007/s11920-019-1090-4. PubMed PMID:31522296 .
  18. Glover, JP, Sword, GA, Brewer, MJ. Photoperiod-Specific Within-Plant Distribution of the Green Stink Bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) on Cotton. Environ. Entomol. 2019;48 (5):1234-1240. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvz102. PubMed PMID:31504382 .
  19. Glover, JJ. Rural Health Care and an Ethics of Familiarity. Narrat Inq Bioeth. 2019;9 (2):113-119. doi: 10.1353/nib.2019.0036. PubMed PMID:31447449 .
  20. McCarthy, R, Asaro, J, Hurst, DJ, One, A, Wik, S, Fausch, K et al.. Full Collection of Personal Narratives. Narrat Inq Bioeth. ;9 (2):89-133. doi: 10.1353/nib.2019.0035. PubMed PMID:31447435 .
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John Lantos, MD editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

John D. Lantos MD

University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine

A former President of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities, Dr. Lantos is the founding director of the Children’s Mercy Bioethics Center, and was the inaugural holder of the John B. Francis Chair in Bioethics at the Center for Practical Bioethics. He is currently the Director of Pediatric Bioethics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, where he is also a Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Lantos spent 20 years on the faculty of The University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine, is an advisor to the American Academy of Pediatrics on bioethics, and a former associate editor of three journals; he has published five books and over 250 journal articles and book chapters in the eld of bioethics.

  1. Merkler, AE, Parikh, NS, Mir, S, Gupta, A, Kamel, H, Lin, E et al.. Risk of Ischemic Stroke in Patients with Covid-19 versus Patients with Influenza. medRxiv. 2020; :. doi: 10.1101/2020.05.18.20105494. PubMed PMID:32511527 PubMed Central PMC7273295.
  2. Haward, MF, Lantos, J, Janvier, A, POST Group. Helping Parents Cope in the NICU. Pediatrics. 2020;145 (6):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-3567. PubMed PMID:32471844 .
  3. Lantos, JE, Strauss, SB, Lin, E. COVID-19-Associated Miller Fisher Syndrome: MRI Findings. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2020; :. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A6609. PubMed PMID:32467190 .
  4. Evans, AM, Jonas, M, Lantos, J. Pediatric Palliative Care in a Pandemic: Role Obligations, Moral Distress, and the Care You Can Give. Pediatrics. 2020; :. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-1163. PubMed PMID:32461261 .
  5. Lantos, J. [It is not the fault of Whatsapp]. Medicina (B Aires). 2020;80 (3):308. . PubMed PMID:32442952 .
  6. Virani, AK, Puls, HT, Mitsos, R, Longstaff, H, Goldman, RD, Lantos, JD et al.. Ethics Rounds: Benefits and Risks of Visitor Restrictions for Hospitalized Children During the COVID Pandemic. Pediatrics. 2020; :. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-000786. PubMed PMID:32430441 .
  7. Swanson, TM, Patel, A, Baxter, AJ, Morris, SA, Maskatia, SA, Lantos, JD et al.. Pediatric Cardiology Specialist's Opinions Toward the Acceptability of Comfort Care for Congenital Heart Disease. Pediatr Cardiol. 2020; :. doi: 10.1007/s00246-020-02367-2. PubMed PMID:32419096 .
  8. Janvier, A, Lantos, JD. Medically Vulnerable Clinicians and Unnecessary Risk During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Am J Bioeth. 2020; :1-2. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2020.1764135. PubMed PMID:32400303 .
  9. Haward, MF, Janvier, A, Moore, GP, Laventhal, N, Fry, JT, Lantos, J et al.. Should Extremely Premature Babies Get Ventilators During the COVID-19 Crisis?. Am J Bioeth. 2020; :1-7. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2020.1764134. PubMed PMID:32400291 .
  10. Berkowitz, I, Burgart, A, Truog, RD, Mancuso, TJ, Char, D, Lantos, JD et al.. Parents Demand and Teenager Refuses Epidural Anesthesia. Pediatrics. 2020;145 (6):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-3295. PubMed PMID:32398328 .
  11. Haward, MF, Moore, GP, Lantos, J, Janvier, A. Paediatric ethical issues during the COVID-19 pandemic are not just about ventilator triage. Acta Paediatr. 2020; :. doi: 10.1111/apa.15334. PubMed PMID:32364256 PubMed Central PMC7267437.
  12. Wolfe, ID, Garrett, JR, Carter, BS, Lantos, JD. Children's Hospital ICU Resource Allocation in an Adult Pandemic. Pediatrics. 2020; :. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-1140. PubMed PMID:32317310 .
  13. Khoo, EJ, Lantos, JD. Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. Acta Paediatr. 2020; :. doi: 10.1111/apa.15307. PubMed PMID:32289175 PubMed Central PMC7262354.
  14. Kiefer, A, Johnson Rolfes, J, Barretto, G Jr, Lantos, JD. All for One and One Delivery Room Approach for All?. Pediatrics. 2020;145 (5):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-2704. PubMed PMID:32241824 .
  15. Lantos, JD. Medicaid Expansion and Childhood Cancer Care: What Effects Has It Had?. JAMA Pediatr. 2020; :. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.0071. PubMed PMID:32202596 .
  16. Gutiérrez, HM, Nakashima, Y, Derrington, S, Lantos, JD. "Take Out This Thing": A Teen's Decision About Removal of a Gastrostomy Tube. Pediatrics. 2020;145 (3):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-1621. PubMed PMID:32107284 .
  17. Murano, MC, Feldt, MM, Lantos, JD. Parental Concerns on Short Stature: A 15-Year Follow-Up. J. Pediatr. 2020;220 :237-240. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.01.010. PubMed PMID:32037150 PubMed Central PMC7186152.
  18. Pang, KC, Notini, L, McDougall, R, Gillam, L, Savulescu, J, Wilkinson, D et al.. Long-term Puberty Suppression for a Nonbinary Teenager. Pediatrics. 2020;145 (2):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-1606. PubMed PMID:31974217 .
  19. Lantos, JD. Randomized Trials are Deeply Offensive. Am J Bioeth. 2020;20 (1):3-5. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2019.1695487. PubMed PMID:31896334 .
  20. Low Kapalu, C, Lantos, J, Booser, A, Thomson, M, Attard, T. Preventing Self-Harm From Repeat Foreign-Body Ingestion. Pediatrics. 2020;145 (1):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-1515. PubMed PMID:31831671 .
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Mark Mercurio, MD, MA editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Mark Mercurio MD, MA

Yale University School of Medicine

Dr. Mercurio is a Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology) and Chief of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine; he is the Director of the Program for Biomedical Ethics at the Yale School of Medicine, and Director of the Yale Pediatrics Ethics Program. Dr. Mercurio oversees the ethics education of Yale medical students, and participates in ethics education for attending physicians, fellows, residents, nurses, and physician associate students. He has more than 25 years of experience as a clinical neonatologist, actively involved in the training of fellows and residents in the Newborn ICU, and over 20 years’ experience in clinical ethics consultation in pediatrics and adult medicine.

  1. Vezzoli, P, Di Mercurio, M, Carugno, A, Gambini, DM, Robustelli Test, E, Imberti, G et al.. Cutaneous lupus erythematosus patients in a high-epidemic COVID-19 area, Bergamo, Italy. Dermatol Ther. 2020; :. doi: 10.1111/dth.13776. PubMed PMID:32506525 .
  2. Cummings, BM, Mercurio, MR, Paris, JJ. A review of approaches for resolving disputes between physicians and families on end-of-life care for newborns. J Perinatol. 2020; :. doi: 10.1038/s41372-020-0675-4. PubMed PMID:32393828 PubMed Central PMC7223960.
  3. Carugno, A, Gambini, DM, Raponi, F, Vezzoli, P, Locatelli, AGC, Di Mercurio, M et al.. COVID-19 and biologics for psoriasis: a high-epidemic area experience - Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.04.165. PubMed PMID:32387660 PubMed Central PMC7202829.
  4. Laventhal, N, Basak, R, Dell, ML, Diekema, D, Elster, N, Geis, G et al.. The Ethics of Creating a Resource Allocation Strategy During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Pediatrics. 2020; :. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-1243. PubMed PMID:32366610 .
  5. Cusick, EH, Mercurio, MG. Morbidity and Mortality for the Dermatologist: Resident-Led Pilot Project: Medical errors and patient safety. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.04.090. PubMed PMID:32339709 .
  6. Carugno, A, Raponi, F, Locatelli, AG, Vezzoli, P, Gambini, DM, Di Mercurio, M et al.. No evidence of increased risk for COVID-19 infection in patients treated with Dupilumab for atopic dermatitis in a high-epidemic area - Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020; :. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16552. PubMed PMID:32339362 PubMed Central PMC7267230.
  7. Alberghina, MF, Germinario, C, Bartolozzi, G, Bracci, S, Grifa, C, Izzo, F et al.. The Tomb of the Diver and the frescoed tombs in Paestum (southern Italy): New insights from a comparative archaeometric study. PLoS ONE. 2020;15 (4):e0232375. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0232375. PubMed PMID:32330186 PubMed Central PMC7182217.
  8. Mercurio, M, Larsen, M, Wisniewski, H, Henson, P, Lagan, S, Torous, J et al.. Longitudinal trends in the quality, effectiveness and attributes of highly rated smartphone health apps. Evid Based Ment Health. 2020; :. doi: 10.1136/ebmental-2019-300137. PubMed PMID:32312794 .
  9. Cardone, F, Corriero, G, Longo, C, Mercurio, M, Onen Tarantini, S, Gravina, MF et al.. Massive bioconstructions built by Neopycnodonte cochlear (Mollusca, Bivalvia) in a mesophotic environment in the central Mediterranean Sea. Sci Rep. 2020;10 (1):6337. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-63241-y. PubMed PMID:32286422 PubMed Central PMC7156399.
  10. Mercurio, M, Gasparini, G, Carbone, EA, Galasso, O, Segura-Garcia, C. Personality traits predict residual pain after total hip and knee arthroplasty. Int Orthop. 2020; :. doi: 10.1007/s00264-020-04553-6. PubMed PMID:32246164 .
  11. Galasso, O, Tarducci, L, De Benedetto, M, Orlando, N, Mercurio, M, Gasparini, G et al.. Modified Weaver-Dunn Procedure for Type 3 Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation: Functional and Radiological Outcomes. Orthop J Sports Med. 2020;8 (3):2325967120905022. doi: 10.1177/2325967120905022. PubMed PMID:32215276 PubMed Central PMC7065288.
  12. Earp, BD, Demaree-Cotton, J, Dunn, M, Dranseika, V, Everett, JAC, Feltz, A et al.. Experimental Philosophical Bioethics. AJOB Empir Bioeth. ;11 (1):30-33. doi: 10.1080/23294515.2020.1714792. PubMed PMID:32096728 .
  13. Shah, PR, Esaa, FS, Gupta, P, Mercurio, MG. Trichodysplasia spinulosa successfully treated with adapalene 0.1% gel and oral valganciclovir in a renal transplant recipient. JAAD Case Rep. 2020;6 (1):23-25. doi: 10.1016/j.jdcr.2019.11.002. PubMed PMID:31909132 PubMed Central PMC6938882.
  14. Fanelli, D, Mercurio, M, Gasparini, G, Galasso, O. Predictors of Meniscal Allograft Transplantation Outcome: A Systematic Review. J Knee Surg. 2019; :. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1695043. PubMed PMID:31461756 .
  15. Pyle, AK, Shabanova, V, Cleary, MA, Ozgediz, D, Cummings, CL, Kamin, DS et al.. Variable management strategies for NEC totalis: a national survey. J Perinatol. 2019;39 (11):1521-1527. doi: 10.1038/s41372-019-0448-0. PubMed PMID:31371831 .
  16. Izzo, F, Mercurio, M, de Gennaro, B, Aprea, P, Cappelletti, P, Daković, A et al.. Surface modified natural zeolites (SMNZs) as nanocomposite versatile materials for health and environment. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2019;182 :110380. doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2019.110380. PubMed PMID:31362155 .
  17. Mercurio, M, Castioni, D, Iannò, B, Gasparini, G, Galasso, O. Outcomes of revision surgery after periprosthetic shoulder infection: a systematic review. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2019;28 (6):1193-1203. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2019.02.014. PubMed PMID:31003887 .
  18. Gasparini, G, Mercurio, M, Caroleo, B, Galasso, O. Cervical spondylodiscitis mimicking Pott's disease: a case report. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2019;23 (2 Suppl):1-5. doi: 10.26355/eurrev_201904_17467. PubMed PMID:30977864 .
  19. Cellini, N, Mercurio, M, Sarlo, M. The Fate of Emotional Memories Over a Week: Does Sleep Play Any Role?. Front Psychol. 2019;10 :481. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00481. PubMed PMID:30890991 PubMed Central PMC6411793.
  20. Corriero, G, Pierri, C, Mercurio, M, Nonnis Marzano, C, Onen Tarantini, S, Gravina, MF et al.. A Mediterranean mesophotic coral reef built by non-symbiotic scleractinians. Sci Rep. 2019;9 (1):3601. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-40284-4. PubMed PMID:30837650 PubMed Central PMC6401148.
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Christine Mitchell, RN, MS, MTS, FAAN editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Christine Mitchell RN, MS, MTS, FAAN

Harvard Medical School

Christine Mitchell, executive director of the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School, founded the ethics program at Boston Children’s Hospital, directed the ethics consultation service, and led the Ethics Advisory Committee for 30 years. She is an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Nurses, and has served on numerous national committees and commissions, including the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities’ Clinical Ethics Consultation Committee and, most recently, the Ethical, Legal, and Social Aspects Committee for the Human Brain Project funded by the European Commission.  She lectures nationally and internationally on issues in clinical ethics.  Her published work includes documentary filmmaking, a regular series for The Journal of Clinical Ethics, and broad publications in the bioethics and popular literature.

  1. Shanbhag, SS, Chodosh, J, Fathy, C, Goverman, J, Mitchell, C, Saeed, HN et al.. Multidisciplinary care in Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Ther Adv Chronic Dis. 2020;11 :2040622319894469. doi: 10.1177/2040622319894469. PubMed PMID:32523661 PubMed Central PMC7236394.
  2. Mitchell, C, Collins, K, Hua, L, McClanahan, C, Shea, E, Umland, M et al.. Specific Considerations for Sonographers When Performing Echocardiography during the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak: Supplement to the American Society of Echocardiography Statement. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2020;33 (6):654-657. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2020.04.014. PubMed PMID:32503701 PubMed Central PMC7151492.
  3. Kirkpatrick, JN, Mitchell, C, Taub, C, Kort, S, Hung, J, Swaminathan, M et al.. ASE Statement on Protection of Patients and Echocardiography Service Providers During the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak: Endorsed by the American College of Cardiology. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2020;33 (6):648-653. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2020.04.001. PubMed PMID:32503700 PubMed Central PMC7129086.
  4. Oh, J, Achiron, A, Celius, EG, Chambers, C, Derwenskus, J, Devonshire, V et al.. Pregnancy outcomes and postpartum relapse rates in women with RRMS treated with alemtuzumab in the phase 2 and 3 clinical development program over 16 years. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2020;43 :102146. doi: 10.1016/j.msard.2020.102146. PubMed PMID:32498033 .
  5. Teo, JL, Gomez, GA, Weeratunga, S, Davies, EM, Noordstra, I, Budnar, S et al.. Caveolae Control Contractile Tension for Epithelia to Eliminate Tumor Cells. Dev. Cell. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2020.05.002. PubMed PMID:32485139 .
  6. Mitchell, C, Tazzyman, A, Howard, SJ, Hodgson, D. More that unites us than divides us? A qualitative study of integration of community health and social care services. BMC Fam Pract. 2020;21 (1):96. doi: 10.1186/s12875-020-01168-z. PubMed PMID:32471353 PubMed Central PMC7260839.
  7. Pham, T, MacRae, CL, Broome, SC, D'souza, RF, Narang, R, Wang, HW et al.. MitoQ and CoQ10 supplementation mildly suppresses skeletal muscle mitochondrial hydrogen peroxide levels without impacting mitochondrial function in middle-aged men. Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. 2020; :. doi: 10.1007/s00421-020-04396-4. PubMed PMID:32458156 .
  8. Halliday, FW, Heckman, RW, Wilfahrt, PA, Mitchell, CE. Eutrophication, biodiversity loss, and species invasions modify the relationship between host and parasite richness during host community assembly. Glob Chang Biol. 2020; :. doi: 10.1111/gcb.15165. PubMed PMID:32427383 .
  9. Mitchell, C, Burke, K, Halford, N, Rothwell, K, Darley, S, Woodward-Nutt, K et al.. Value and learning from carer involvement in a cluster randomised controlled trial and process evaluation - Organising Support for Carers of Stroke Survivors (OSCARSS). Res Involv Engagem. 2020;6 :21. doi: 10.1186/s40900-020-00193-7. PubMed PMID:32419954 PubMed Central PMC7210672.
  10. Gard, AM, Maxwell, AM, Shaw, DS, Mitchell, C, Brooks-Gunn, J, McLanahan, SS et al.. Beyond family-level adversities: Exploring the developmental timing of neighborhood disadvantage effects on the brain. Dev Sci. 2020; :e12985. doi: 10.1111/desc.12985. PubMed PMID:32416027 .
  11. Corden, E, Rogers, A, Woo, WA, Simmonds, R, Mitchell, C. A targeted response to the COVID-19 pandemic: analysing effectiveness of remote consultations for triage and management of routine dermatology referrals. Clin. Exp. Dermatol. 2020; :. doi: 10.1111/ced.14289. PubMed PMID:32416014 PubMed Central PMC7276908.
  12. Mitchell, CC, Wilbrand, SM, Cook, TD, Meshram, NH, Steffel, CN, Nye, R et al.. Carotid Plaque Strain Indices Were Correlated With Cognitive Performance in a Cohort With Advanced Atherosclerosis, and Traditional Doppler Measures Showed no Association. J Ultrasound Med. 2020; :. doi: 10.1002/jum.15311. PubMed PMID:32395885 .
  13. Wang, M, Huang, YK, Kong, JC, Sun, Y, Tantalo, DG, Yeang, HXA et al.. High-dimensional analyses reveal a distinct role of T-cell subsets in the immune microenvironment of gastric cancer. Clin Transl Immunology. 2020;9 (5):e1127. doi: 10.1002/cti2.1127. PubMed PMID:32377339 PubMed Central PMC7200219.
  14. Hung, KJ, Hudson, PL, Bergerat, A, Hesham, H, Choksi, N, Mitchell, C et al.. Effect of commercial vaginal products on the growth of uropathogenic and commensal vaginal bacteria. Sci Rep. 2020;10 (1):7625. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-63652-x. PubMed PMID:32376907 PubMed Central PMC7203152.
  15. Prall, OWJ, Nastevski, V, Xu, H, McEvoy, CRE, Vissers, JHA, Byrne, DJ et al.. RAF1 rearrangements are common in pancreatic acinar cell carcinomas. Mod. Pathol. 2020; :. doi: 10.1038/s41379-020-0545-9. PubMed PMID:32358589 .
  16. Lung, MS, Mitchell, CA, Doyle, MA, Lynch, AC, Gorringe, KL, Bowtell, DDL et al.. Germline whole exome sequencing of a family with appendiceal mucinous tumours presenting with pseudomyxoma peritonei. BMC Cancer. 2020;20 (1):369. doi: 10.1186/s12885-020-6705-y. PubMed PMID:32357859 PubMed Central PMC7195761.
  17. Murphy, LB, Schreiber-Katz, O, Rafferty, K, Robertson, A, Topf, A, Willis, TA et al.. Global FKRP Registry: observations in more than 300 patients with Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy R9. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2020;7 (5):757-766. doi: 10.1002/acn3.51042. PubMed PMID:32342672 PubMed Central PMC7261761.
  18. Espiridion, ED, Mitchell, C, Kadakia, S. Pseudobulbar Affect Presenting as Hypomania. Cureus. 2020;12 (3):e7308. doi: 10.7759/cureus.7308. PubMed PMID:32313749 PubMed Central PMC7164551.
  19. Oliver, P, Hulin, J, Mitchell, C. A primary care database study of asthma among patients with and without opioid use disorders. NPJ Prim Care Respir Med. 2020;30 (1):17. doi: 10.1038/s41533-020-0174-2. PubMed PMID:32313057 PubMed Central PMC7170905.
  20. Steffel, CN, Salamat, S, Cook, TD, Wilbrand, SM, Dempsey, RJ, Mitchell, CC et al.. Attenuation Coefficient Parameter Computations for Tissue Composition Assessment of Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque in Vivo. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2020;46 (6):1513-1532. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2020.02.015. PubMed PMID:32291105 PubMed Central PMC7216316.
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Jonathan D Moreno, PhD editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Jonathan D. Moreno PhD

The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Dr. Moreno is a Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, of History and Sociology of Science, and of Philosophy. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, is a National Associate of the National Research Council, and is the U.S. member of the UNESCO International Bioethics Committee. Dr. Moreno is widely published, and has given invited testimony for both houses of congress. In 2008-09 he served as a member of President Barack Obama’s transition team, where he served as a senior staff member of the presidential advisory commission on bioethics, a post he has held with two previous administrations.

  1. Tarragon, E, Moreno, JJ. Polyphenols and taste 2 receptors. Physiological, pathophysiological and pharmacological implications. Biochem. Pharmacol. 2020; :114086. doi: 10.1016/j.bcp.2020.114086. PubMed PMID:32522595 .
  2. Giri, VN, Knudsen, KE, Kelly, WK, Cheng, HH, Cooney, KA, Cookson, MS et al.. Implementation of Germline Testing for Prostate Cancer: Philadelphia Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference 2019. J. Clin. Oncol. 2020; :JCO2000046. doi: 10.1200/JCO.20.00046. PubMed PMID:32516092 .
  3. Jové, M, Tibau, J, Serrano, JC, Berdún, R, Rodríguez-Palmero, M, Font-I-Furnols, M et al.. Molecular phenomics of a high-calorie diet-induced porcine model of prepubertal obesity. J. Nutr. Biochem. 2020;83 :108393. doi: 10.1016/j.jnutbio.2020.108393. PubMed PMID:32512501 .
  4. Estrella-González, MJ, Suárez-Estrella, F, Jurado, MM, López, MJ, López-González, JA, Siles-Castellano, AB et al.. Uncovering new indicators to predict stability, maturity and biodiversity of compost on an industrial scale. Bioresour. Technol. 2020;313 :123557. doi: 10.1016/j.biortech.2020.123557. PubMed PMID:32512428 .
  5. Saps, M, Velasco-Benitez, CA, Fernandez Valdes, L, Mejia, J, Villamarin, E, Moreno, J et al.. The impact of incorporating toilet-training status in the pediatric Rome IV criteria for functional constipation in infant and toddlers. Neurogastroenterol. Motil. 2020; :e13912. doi: 10.1111/nmo.13912. PubMed PMID:32510778 .
  6. Castillo-Blas, C, Moreno, JM, Romero-Muñiz, I, Platero-Prats, AE. Applications of pair distribution function analyses to the emerging field of non-ideal metal-organic framework materials. Nanoscale. 2020; :. doi: 10.1039/d0nr01673j. PubMed PMID:32510095 .
  7. Davison, MA, Lilly, DT, Moreno, J, Bagley, C, Adogwa, O. Gender differences in use of prolonged non-operative therapies prior to index ACDF surgery. J Clin Neurosci. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2020.04.030. PubMed PMID:32507293 .
  8. Moreno, JD, Rodríguez S, JL, Poznyak, T, Chairez, I, Dorantes-Rosales, HJ. Effect of the type of soil on dimethyl phthalate degradation by ozone. J. Environ. Manage. 2020;270 :110863. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.110863. PubMed PMID:32501242 .
  9. Lacámara, N, Lecumberri, B, Barquiel, B, Escribano Muñoz, A, González-Casado, I, Alvarez-Escolá, C et al.. Identification of resistance to exogenous thyroxine in humans. Thyroid. 2020; :. doi: 10.1089/thy.2019.0825. PubMed PMID:32498666 .
  10. Moreno, JE, Campos, ML. Gearing Up the Clock of Hypocotyl Growth!. Plant Physiol. 2020;183 (2):433-434. doi: 10.1104/pp.20.00540. PubMed PMID:32493805 PubMed Central PMC7271770.
  11. Aldridge, MD, Ornstein, KA, McKendrick, K, Moreno, J, Reckrey, JM, Li, L et al.. Trends In Residential Setting And Hospice Use At The End Of Life For Medicare Decedents. Health Aff (Millwood). 2020;39 (6):1060-1064. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2019.01549. PubMed PMID:32479223 .
  12. Rayego-Mateos, S, Morgado-Pascual, JL, Opazo-Ríos, L, Guerrero-Hue, M, García-Caballero, C, Vázquez-Carballo, C et al.. Pathogenic Pathways and Therapeutic Approaches Targeting Inflammation in Diabetic Nephropathy. Int J Mol Sci. 2020;21 (11):. doi: 10.3390/ijms21113798. PubMed PMID:32471207 .
  13. Rudilosso, S, Laredo, C, Amaro, S, Renú, A, Llull, L, Obach, V et al.. Clinical improvement within 24 hours from mechanical thrombectomy as a predictor of long-term functional outcome in a multicenter population-based cohort of patients with ischemic stroke. J Neurointerv Surg. 2020; :. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-015934. PubMed PMID:32461229 .
  14. Bello-López, JM, López-Ornelas, A, Vilchis-Rangel, RE, Ribas-Aparicio, RM, Del-Moral, P, Donis-Rocandio, JE et al.. In vitro bactericidal activity of a carbohydrate polymer with zinc oxide for the treatment of chronic wounds. J. Med. Microbiol. 2020; :. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.001204. PubMed PMID:32459619 .
  15. Serrano, MA, Moreno, JC. Spectral transmission of solar radiation by plastic and glass materials. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B, Biol. 2020;208 :111894. doi: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2020.111894. PubMed PMID:32450467 .
  16. Cerda, A, Moreno, JC, Acosta, D, Godoy, F, Cáceres, JC, Cabrera, R et al.. Functional characterisation and in silico modelling of MdPSY2 variants and MdPSY5 phytoene synthases from Malus domestica. J. Plant Physiol. 2020;249 :153166. doi: 10.1016/j.jplph.2020.153166. PubMed PMID:32422487 .
  17. Jurado, MM, Camelo-Castillo, AJ, Suárez-Estrella, F, López, MJ, López-González, JA, Estrella-González, MJ et al.. Integral approach using bacterial microbiome to stabilize municipal solid waste. J. Environ. Manage. 2020;265 :110528. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.110528. PubMed PMID:32421558 .
  18. Castañeda, R, Laverde, J, Moreno, J. Matrix algorithm for 3D nonparaxial optical field modeling under arbitrary spatial coherence. Appl Opt. 2020;59 (13):D21-D30. doi: 10.1364/AO.381010. PubMed PMID:32400619 .
  19. de Dios, VR, Arteaga, C, Peguero-Pina, JJ, Sancho-Knapik, D, Qin, H, Zveushe, OK et al.. Hydraulic and photosynthetic limitations prevail over root non-structural carbohydrate reserves as drivers of resprouting in two Mediterranean oaks. Plant Cell Environ. 2020; :. doi: 10.1111/pce.13781. PubMed PMID:32394490 .
  20. Fuller, AA, Jimenez, CJ, Martinetto, EK, Moreno, JL Jr, Calkins, AL, Dowell, KM et al.. Sequence Changes Modulate Peptoid Self-Association in Water. Front Chem. 2020;8 :260. doi: 10.3389/fchem.2020.00260. PubMed PMID:32391314 PubMed Central PMC7191062.
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Lainie Ross, MD, PhD editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Lainie Ross MD, PhD

The University of Chicago Medicine

Dr. Ross is a trained philosopher and a practicing pediatrician. She is the Carolyn and Matthew Bucksbaum Professor of Clinical Medical Ethics, an Associate Director of MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, and co-director of the Ethics Consultation Service, providing both clinical and research ethics consultation. Dr. Ross serves on the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP) and as the chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Bioethics Executive Committee. A frequent lecturer at national and international conferences, Dr. Ross has written more than 100 research articles, and published two books on pediatric ethics, with a third forthcoming.

  1. Eskildsen, NB, Ross, L, Bulsara, C, Dietz, SM, Thomsen, TG, Groenvold, M et al.. Development and content validation of a questionnaire measuring patient empowerment in cancer follow-up. Qual Life Res. 2020; :. doi: 10.1007/s11136-020-02483-9. PubMed PMID:32519187 .
  2. Ross, LW, Bana, F, Blacher, RJ, McDivitt, J, Petty, J, Beckner, J et al.. Continuous Stakeholder Engagement: Expanding the Role of Pharmacists in Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes Through the National Diabetes Prevention Program. Prev Chronic Dis. 2020;17 :E41. doi: 10.5888/pcd17.190374. PubMed PMID:32498759 .
  3. Sprague, BN, Phillips, CB, Ross, LA. Cognitive Training Attenuates Decline in Physical Function across 10 Years. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2020; :. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbaa072. PubMed PMID:32484891 .
  4. Cooper, DM, Guay-Woodford, L, Blazar, BR, Bowman, S, Byington, CL, Dome, J et al.. Re-Opening Schools Safely: The Case for Collaboration, Constructive Disruption of Pre-COVID Expectations, and Creative Solutions. J. Pediatr. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.05.022. PubMed PMID:32445649 PubMed Central PMC7239776.
  5. Williams, W 2nd, Ross, LF. The Harms of Carrier Status Identification: A Cautionary Warning Against Newborn Sequencing. J. Pediatr. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.05.014. PubMed PMID:32417254 .
  6. MacKinnon, KR, Ross, LE, Rojas Gualdron, D, Ng, SL. Correction to: Teaching health professionals how to tailor gender-affirming medicine protocols: A design thinking project. Perspect Med Educ. 2020;9 (3):195. doi: 10.1007/s40037-020-00583-3. PubMed PMID:32410079 .
  7. Woodward, T, Josephson, C, Ross, L, Hill, J, Hosking, B, Naumann, F et al.. A retrospective study of the incidence and characteristics of long-stay adult inpatients with hospital-acquired malnutrition across five Australian public hospitals. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2020; :. doi: 10.1038/s41430-020-0648-x. PubMed PMID:32393753 .
  8. Redelmeier, DA, Ross, LD. Pitfalls from Psychology Science that Worsen with Practice. J Gen Intern Med. 2020; :. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-05864-5. PubMed PMID:32378011 .
  9. Ross, LF. 50 Years Ago in TheJournalofPediatrics: Shifting Attitudes toward the Disclosure of Serious Illness. J. Pediatr. 2020;220 :48. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.11.025. PubMed PMID:32334672 .
  10. Gandhi, R, Paquette, ET, Ross, LF, Flanagan, E. Health Care Surrogacy Laws Do Not Adequately Address the Needs of Minors. Hastings Cent Rep. 2020;50 (2):16-18. doi: 10.1002/hast.1097. PubMed PMID:32311133 .
  11. MacKinnon, KR, Ross, LE, Rojas Gualdron, D, Ng, SL. Teaching health professionals how to tailor gender-affirming medicine protocols: A design thinking project. Perspect Med Educ. 2020; :. doi: 10.1007/s40037-020-00581-5. PubMed PMID:32301051 .
  12. Ross, L, Sapre, V, Stanislaus, C, Poulton, AS. Dose Adjustment of Stimulants for Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Retrospective Chart Review of the Impact of Exceeding Recommended Doses. CNS Drugs. 2020;34 (6):643-649. doi: 10.1007/s40263-020-00725-5. PubMed PMID:32300972 .
  13. Lewis, KJ, Coppieters, MW, Ross, L, Hughes, I, Vicenzino, B, Schmid, AB et al.. Group education, night splinting and home exercises reduce conversion to surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome: a multicentre randomised trial. J Physiother. 2020;66 (2):97-104. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2020.03.007. PubMed PMID:32291222 .
  14. Ross, L, Bose, S, Chu, R. A Surgical Approach to Orbitotomy Using the Bone Scalpel: A Case Report. J Neuroophthalmol. 2020; :. doi: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000000952. PubMed PMID:32282509 .
  15. Glasgow, C, Cox, R, Laracy, S, Green, K, Ross, L. A cohort investigation of patient-reported function and satisfaction after the implementation of advanced practice occupational therapy-led care for patients with chronic hand conditions at eight Australian public hospitals. J Hand Ther. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jht.2019.08.003. PubMed PMID:32241626 .
  16. Rodgers, GP, Linderbaum, JA, Pearson, DD, Fernandes, SM, Housholder-Hughes, SD, Mendes, LA et al.. 2020 ACC Clinical Competencies for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in Adult Cardiovascular Medicine: A Report of the ACC Competency Management Committee. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2020;75 (19):2483-2517. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.01.005. PubMed PMID:32204958 .
  17. Fitz, MM, Adams, W, Haist, SA, Hauer, KE, Ross, LP, Raff, A et al.. Which Internal Medicine Clerkship Characteristics Are Associated With Students' Performance on the NBME Medicine Subject Exam? A Multi-Institutional Analysis. Acad Med. 2020; :. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000003322. PubMed PMID:32195693 .
  18. Inagaki, TK, Ross, LP. A body-to-mind perspective on social connection: Physical warmth potentiates brain activity to close others and subsequent feelings of social connection. Emotion. 2020; :. doi: 10.1037/emo0000749. PubMed PMID:32191084 .
  19. Calland, AR, Siegler, IC, Costa, PT, Ross, LM, Zucker, N, French, R et al.. Associations of self-reported eating disorder behaviors and personality in a college-educated sample. Appetite. 2020;151 :104669. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2020.104669. PubMed PMID:32179014 .
  20. Ross, LF. 50 Years Ago in TheJournalofPediatrics: Renal Homotransplantations in Children. J. Pediatr. 2020;218 :15. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.09.001. PubMed PMID:32089178 .
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Cynda Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Cynda Rushton PhD, RN, FAAN

The John’s Hopkins University and John’s Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

Dr. Rushton is the Anne and George L. Bunting Professor of Clinical Ethics in the Berman Institute of Bioethics and the School of Nursing at Johns Hopkins University, with a joint appointment in the School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics. A founding member of the Berman Institute, Dr. Rushton co-chairs the Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Ethics Consultation Service.

  1. Rushton, CH, Pappas, S. Systems to Address Burnout and Support Well-being: Implications for Intensive Care Unit Nurses. AACN Adv Crit Care. 2020;31 (2):141-145. doi: 10.4037/aacnacc2020771. PubMed PMID:32525995 .
  2. Rushton, CH, Turner, K. Suspending Our Agenda: Considering What Will Serve When Confronting Ethical Challenges. AACN Adv Crit Care. 2020;31 (1):98-105. doi: 10.4037/aacnacc2020569. PubMed PMID:32168521 .
  3. Pararajalingam, P, Coyle, KM, Arthur, S, Thomas, N, Alcaide, M, Meissner, B et al.. Coding and non-coding drivers of mantle cell lymphoma identified through exome and genome sequencing. Blood. 2020; :. doi: 10.1182/blood.2019002385. PubMed PMID:32160292 .
  4. Rushton, C, Edvardsson, D. Reconciling economic concepts and person-centred care of the older person with cognitive impairment in the acute care setting. Nurs Philos. 2020; :e12298. doi: 10.1111/nup.12298. PubMed PMID:32107832 .
  5. Ennishi, D, Healy, S, Bashashati, A, Saberi, S, Hother, C, Mottok, A et al.. TMEM30A loss-of-function mutations drive lymphomagenesis and confer therapeutically exploitable vulnerability in B-cell lymphoma. Nat. Med. 2020;26 (4):577-588. doi: 10.1038/s41591-020-0757-z. PubMed PMID:32094924 .
  6. Hughes, V, Delva, S, Nkimbeng, M, Spaulding, E, Turkson-Ocran, RA, Cudjoe, J et al.. Not missing the opportunity: Strategies to promote cultural humility among future nursing faculty. J Prof Nurs. ;36 (1):28-33. doi: 10.1016/j.profnurs.2019.06.005. PubMed PMID:32044049 .
  7. Rushton, C, Burton, CS, Goddard, K, Basran, AK, Alfred, A. Monitoring lung function in patients with chronic graft versus host disease: a pilot study. Br J Nurs. 2019;28 (18):1196-1200. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2019.28.18.1196. PubMed PMID:31597050 .
  8. Hilton, LK, Tang, J, Ben-Neriah, S, Alcaide, M, Jiang, A, Grande, BM et al.. The double-hit signature identifies double-hit diffuse large B-cell lymphoma with genetic events cryptic to FISH. Blood. 2019;134 (18):1528-1532. doi: 10.1182/blood.2019002600. PubMed PMID:31527075 PubMed Central PMC6839951.
  9. Cruz-Oliver, DM, Tseng, TY, Mitchell, MM, Catanzarite, Z, Budhathoki, C, Smith, TJ et al.. Support Network Factors Associated With Naming a Health Care Decision-Maker and Talking About Advance Care Planning Among People Living With HIV. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019;58 (6):1040-1047. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.08.019. PubMed PMID:31446009 PubMed Central PMC6915303.
  10. Mottok, A, Hung, SS, Chavez, EA, Woolcock, B, Telenius, A, Chong, LC et al.. Integrative genomic analysis identifies key pathogenic mechanisms in primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma. Blood. 2019;134 (10):802-813. doi: 10.1182/blood.2019001126. PubMed PMID:31292115 .
  11. Rushton, C, Bacon, E, Jennings, E, Marchetti, P, Alfred, A. Adrenal insufficiency of patients with graft versus host disease treated with extracorporeal photopheresis. Br J Nurs. 2019;28 (11):698-701. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2019.28.11.698. PubMed PMID:31188658 .
  12. Turner, K, Rushton, CH. "Why Are We Doing This?" Creating New Narratives to Meet Futility With Integrity. AACN Adv Crit Care. ;30 (2):198-203. doi: 10.4037/aacnacc2019597. PubMed PMID:31151952 .
  13. Alcaide, M, Rushton, C, Morin, RD. Ultrasensitive Detection of Circulating Tumor DNA in Lymphoma via Targeted Hybridization Capture and Deep Sequencing of Barcoded Libraries. Methods Mol. Biol. 2019;1956 :383-435. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-9151-8_20. PubMed PMID:30779047 .
  14. Grande, BM, Gerhard, DS, Jiang, A, Griner, NB, Abramson, JS, Alexander, TB et al.. Genome-wide discovery of somatic coding and noncoding mutations in pediatric endemic and sporadic Burkitt lymphoma. Blood. 2019;133 (12):1313-1324. doi: 10.1182/blood-2018-09-871418. PubMed PMID:30617194 PubMed Central PMC6428665.
  15. Nilsson, A, Edvardsson, D, Rushton, C. Nurses' descriptions of person-centred care for older people in an acute medical ward-On the individual, team and organisational levels'. J Clin Nurs. 2019;28 (7-8):1251-1259. doi: 10.1111/jocn.14738. PubMed PMID:30552784 .
  16. Ennishi, D, Jiang, A, Boyle, M, Collinge, B, Grande, BM, Ben-Neriah, S et al.. Double-Hit Gene Expression Signature Defines a Distinct Subgroup of Germinal Center B-Cell-Like Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma. J. Clin. Oncol. 2019;37 (3):190-201. doi: 10.1200/JCO.18.01583. PubMed PMID:30523716 PubMed Central PMC6804880.
  17. Rushton, C, Jackson, A, Goddard, K, Alfred, A. A case review of a patient experience of photopheresis using a peripherally inserted central catheter. J Clin Apher. 2019;34 (1):73-74. doi: 10.1002/jca.21674. PubMed PMID:30414332 .
  18. Arthur, SE, Jiang, A, Grande, BM, Alcaide, M, Cojocaru, R, Rushton, CK et al.. Genome-wide discovery of somatic regulatory variants in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Nat Commun. 2018;9 (1):4001. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-06354-3. PubMed PMID:30275490 PubMed Central PMC6167379.
  19. Grady, C, Haddad, A, Rushton, C. An Alternative Account of Clinical Ethics: Leveraging the Strength of the Health Care Team. Am J Bioeth. 2018;18 (6):59-60. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2018.1459948. PubMed PMID:29852117 .
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Yoram Unguru, MD, MA, MS editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Yoram Unguru MD, MS, MA

The Children’s Hospital at Sinai and John’s Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

Dr. Unguru is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist at The Herman and Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai; Core Faculty, John Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics; and an Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Unguru Chairs the Sinai Hospital Ethics Committee where he also directs an ethics curriculum for the pediatric house staff. Dr. Unguru is a member of the Children’s Oncology Group, Bioethics Steering Committee. He has served as a consultant to the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediatric Research and the American Medical Association’s Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs. He has published and spoken nationally on a wide range of issues in pediatric bioethics.

  1. Shuman, AG, Fox, E, Unguru, Y. Preparing for COVID-19 Related Drug Shortages. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020; :. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202004-362VP. PubMed PMID:32492353 .
  2. Unguru, Y. Balancing Risk and Reward: Greater Research Oversight Is Appropriate for Novel Therapies for Children With Life-Limiting Illness. Am J Bioeth. 2020;20 (4):104-105. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2020.1730484. PubMed PMID:32223620 .
  3. Shuman, A, Unguru, Y. Drug Shortages: The View Across an Ocean. Oncologist. 2020;25 (4):274-276. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2019-1010. PubMed PMID:32027068 PubMed Central PMC7160395.
  4. Fox, ER, Unguru, Y. Oncology drug shortages in the USA - business as usual. Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2020;17 (3):128-129. doi: 10.1038/s41571-019-0318-x. PubMed PMID:31831853 .
  5. Esbenshade, AJ, Kahalley, LS, Baertschiger, R, Dasgupta, R, Goldsmith, KC, Nathan, PC et al.. Mentors' perspectives on the successes and challenges of mentoring in the COG Young Investigator mentorship program: A report from the Children's Oncology Group. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019;66 (10):e27920. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27920. PubMed PMID:31309744 PubMed Central PMC6707882.
  6. Unguru, Y, Bernhardt, MB, Berg, SL, Johnson, LM, Pyke-Grimm, K, Woodman, C et al.. Chemotherapy and Supportive Care Agents as Essential Medicines for Children With Cancer. JAMA Pediatr. 2019;173 (5):477-484. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.0070. PubMed PMID:30830204 .
  7. Barone, S, Unguru, Y. Ethical Issues Around Pediatric Death: Navigating Consent, Assent, and Disagreement Regarding Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2018;27 (4):539-550. doi: 10.1016/j.chc.2018.05.009. PubMed PMID:30219216 .
  8. Sharma, A, Johnson, LM, Caruso Brown, A, Unguru, Y, Lantos, JD. An Extravagant Gift From a Grateful Patient. Pediatrics. 2018;141 (6):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-2837. PubMed PMID:29728430 .
  9. Unguru, Y. Funerals. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018;65 (7):e27059. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27059. PubMed PMID:29603578 .
  10. Unguru, Y. Comment on: Adolescent patient involvement in discussions about relapsed or refractory cancer with oncology clinicians. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018;65 (7):e27043. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27043. PubMed PMID:29537136 .
  11. Unguru, Y. Speed and Safety in Drug Approval and Commercialization. Pediatrics. 2017;140 (5):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-0791. PubMed PMID:29021234 .
  12. Rosenberg, AR, Starks, H, Unguru, Y, Feudtner, C, Diekema, D. Truth Telling in the Setting of Cultural Differences and Incurable Pediatric Illness: A Review. JAMA Pediatr. 2017;171 (11):1113-1119. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.2568. PubMed PMID:28873121 PubMed Central PMC5675758.
  13. Barone, S, Unguru, Y. Should Euthanasia Be Considered Iatrogenic?. AMA J Ethics. 2017;19 (8):802-814. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2017.19.8.msoc1-1708. PubMed PMID:28846520 .
  14. Unguru, Y. Comment on: Contributing factors and outcomes of treatment refusal in pediatric oncology in Germany. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017;64 (2):395. doi: 10.1002/pbc.26208. PubMed PMID:27569729 .
  15. Unguru, Y, Fernandez, CV, Bernhardt, B, Berg, S, Pyke-Grimm, K, Woodman, C et al.. An Ethical Framework for Allocating Scarce Life-Saving Chemotherapy and Supportive Care Drugs for Childhood Cancer. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 2016;108 (6):djv392. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djv392. PubMed PMID:26825103 .
  16. Johnson, LM, Unguru, Y. Recruiting Children for Clinical Trials: Lessons From Pediatric Oncology. Am J Bioeth. 2015;15 (11):24-6. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2015.1088980. PubMed PMID:26575808 .
  17. Unguru, Y. Ethical Challenges in Early-Phase Pediatric Research for Life-Limiting Illness. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2015;22 (3):177-86. doi: 10.1016/j.spen.2015.05.002. PubMed PMID:26358428 .
  18. Patel, N, Fixler, J, Unguru, Y, Kutlar, A, Kutlar, F. A new Aγ-globin chain variant: Hb F-Sykesville MD [Aγ113(G15)Val → Ile; HBG1: c.340G>A] detected in a Caucasian baby. Hemoglobin. 2015;39 (1):52-4. doi: 10.3109/03630269.2014.986276. PubMed PMID:25565447 .
  19. Decamp, M, Joffe, S, Fernandez, CV, Faden, RR, Unguru, Y, Working Group on Chemotherapy Drug Shortages in Pediatric Oncology et al.. Chemotherapy drug shortages in pediatric oncology: a consensus statement. Pediatrics. 2014;133 (3):e716-24. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-2946. PubMed PMID:24488741 PubMed Central PMC3934344.
  20. Kutlar, F, Unguru, Y, Dixon, N, Patel, N, Bailey, L, Zhuang, L et al.. Two new hemoglobin variants: Hb Tallahassee [α3(A1)Ser→Tyr; HBA2: c.11C>A] and Hb madison-NC [β119(GH2)Gly→Ser; HBB: c.358G>A]. Hemoglobin. 2014;38 (3):207-10. doi: 10.3109/03630269.2014.881371. PubMed PMID:24471829 .
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