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. Rodriguez-Nava, G, Diekema, DJ, Salinas, JL. Reconsidering the routine use of contact precautions in preventing the transmission of severe acute respiratory coronavirus virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in healthcare settings. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2023;44 (6):1035-1037. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.91. PubMed PMID:37138546 .
  2. Cornish, NE, Bachmann, LH, Diekema, DJ, McDonald, LC, McNult, P, Stevens-Garcia, J et al.. Pandemic Demand for SARS-CoV-2 Testing Led to Critical Supply and Workforce Shortages in U.S. Clinical and Public Health Laboratories. J Clin Microbiol. 2023; :e0318920. doi: 10.1128/jcm.03189-20. PubMed PMID:37070976 .
  3. Parsons, MG, Diekema, DJ. What is New in Fungal Infections?. Mod Pathol. 2023;36 (6):100187. doi: 10.1016/j.modpat.2023.100187. PubMed PMID:37059227 .
  4. Berkman, ER, Hsu, EK, Clark, JD, Lewis-Newby, M, Dick, AAS, Diekema, DS et al.. An ethical analysis of obesity as a contraindication to pediatric liver transplant candidacy. Am J Transplant. 2023;23 (6):736-743. doi: 10.1016/j.ajt.2023.03.017. PubMed PMID:36997027 .
  5. Morgan, DJ, Malani, PN, Diekema, DJ. Diagnostic Stewardship to Prevent Diagnostic Error. JAMA. 2023;329 (15):1255-1256. doi: 10.1001/jama.2023.1678. PubMed PMID:36862424 .
  6. Fabre, V, Davis, A, Diekema, DJ, Granwehr, B, Hayden, MK, Lowe, CF et al.. Principles of diagnostic stewardship: A practical guide from the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Diagnostic Stewardship Task Force. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2023;44 (2):178-185. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.5. PubMed PMID:36786646 .
  7. Kobayashi, T, Trannel, A, Heinemann, J, Marra, AR, Etienne, W, Abosi, OJ et al.. Association between job role and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) among healthcare personnel, Iowa, 2021. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2022;2 (1):e188. doi: 10.1017/ash.2022.349. PubMed PMID:36505945 PubMed Central PMC9726628.
  8. Kovoor, E, Kobayashi, T, Sheeler, LL, Trannel, A, Etienne, W, Abosi, O et al.. Blood culture practices in patients with a central line at an academic medical center-Iowa, 2020. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2022;2 (1):e64. doi: 10.1017/ash.2022.45. PubMed PMID:36483395 PubMed Central PMC9726581.
  9. Marra, AR, Kobayashi, T, Suzuki, H, Alsuhaibani, M, Schweizer, ML, Diekema, DJ et al.. The long-term effectiveness of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2022;2 (1):e22. doi: 10.1017/ash.2021.261. PubMed PMID:36310810 PubMed Central PMC9614898.
  10. Suzuki, H, Goto, M, Nair, R, Livorsi, DJ, Sekar, P, Ohl, ME et al.. Effectiveness and Optimal Duration of Adjunctive Rifampin Treatment in the Management of Staphylococcus aureus Prosthetic Joint Infections After Debridement, Antibiotics, and Implant Retention. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2022;9 (9):ofac473. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofac473. PubMed PMID:36196299 PubMed Central PMC9522668.
  11. Diekema, DS, COMMITTEE ON BIOETHICS. Health Care Clinicians and Product Promotion by Industry. Pediatrics. 2022;149 (4):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-056549. PubMed PMID:35977093 .
  12. Diekema, DS. Health Care Clinicians and Product Promotion by Industry. Pediatrics. 2022;149 (4):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-056548. PubMed PMID:35977092 .
  13. Butler, CR, Webster, LB, Diekema, DS. Staffing crisis capacity: a different approach to healthcare resource allocation for a different type of scarce resource. J Med Ethics. 2022; :. doi: 10.1136/jme-2022-108262. PubMed PMID:35777960 PubMed Central PMC9844994.
  14. Schweizer, ML, Herwaldt, LA, Boyken, L, Pottinger, J, Quinn, R, Diekema, DJ et al.. Effectiveness and acceptability of intranasal povidone-iodine decolonization among fracture fixation surgery patients to reduce Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2023;44 (6):982-984. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.134. PubMed PMID:35701860 .
  15. Kobayashi, T, Heinemann, J, Trannel, A, Marra, AR, Alsuhaibani, M, Etienne, W et al.. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) among nonphysician healthcare personnel by work location at a tertiary-care center, Iowa, 2020-2021. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022; :1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.148. PubMed PMID:35652600 PubMed Central PMC9203358.
  16. Berkman, ER, Richardson, KL, Clark, JD, Dick, AAS, Lewis-Newby, M, Diekema, DS et al.. An ethical analysis of obesity as a contraindication of pediatric kidney transplant candidacy. Pediatr Nephrol. 2023;38 (2):345-356. doi: 10.1007/s00467-022-05572-8. PubMed PMID:35488137 .
  17. Sun, BZ, Wightman, A, Diekema, DS. Caregiver COVID-19 vaccination for solid organ transplant candidates. Am J Transplant. 2022;22 (9):2135-2138. doi: 10.1111/ajt.17078. PubMed PMID:35485987 PubMed Central PMC9111252.
  18. Butler, CR, Webster, LB, Diekema, DS, Gray, MM, Sakata, VL, Tonelli, MR et al.. Perspectives of Triage Team Members Participating in Statewide Triage Simulations for Scarce Resource Allocation During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Washington State. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5 (4):e227639. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.7639. PubMed PMID:35435971 PubMed Central PMC9016492.
  19. Wightman, A, Goldberg, A, Diekema, D. Considering a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for pediatric kidney transplant candidates. Pediatr Nephrol. 2022;37 (11):2559-2569. doi: 10.1007/s00467-022-05511-7. PubMed PMID:35333972 PubMed Central PMC8949834.
  20. Diekema, DS. Rhetoric, Persuasion, Compulsion, and the Stubborn Problem of Vaccine Hesitancy. Perspect Biol Med. 2022;65 (1):106-123. doi: 10.1353/pbm.2022.0006. PubMed PMID:35307704 .
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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. Baker, R, Beraneck, M, Dieringer, N, Gilland, E, Lambert, F, Simmers, J et al.. In Memoriam Hans Straka. Brain Behav Evol. 2023;98 (3):121-123. doi: 10.1159/000530632. PubMed PMID:37276857 .
  2. Glover, JD, Yang, X, Long, R, Pham, JT. Creasing in microscale, soft static friction. Nat Commun. 2023;14 (1):2362. doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-38091-7. PubMed PMID:37095110 PubMed Central PMC10126204.
  3. Beraneck, M, Elliott, KL, Glover, JC, Straka, H. Editorial: Development of the vestibular system. Front Neurol. 2023;14 :1191086. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2023.1191086. PubMed PMID:37064197 PubMed Central PMC10103609.
  4. Christofferson, ES, Anthony, LG, Hutaff-Lee, C, Leopold, DR, Smith, T, Stiles, AA et al.. A Psychology Internship Clinical Supervision Rotation: from Discomfort and Doubt to Meaning and Mastery. Acad Psychiatry. 2023; :. doi: 10.1007/s40596-023-01774-w. PubMed PMID:37052779 .
  5. Holter-Chakrabarty, J, Glover, J. Ferumoxytol: Another Exciting Addition to the Growing Field of Bone Marrow Imaging. Radiol Imaging Cancer. 2023;5 (2):e230015. doi: 10.1148/rycan.230015. PubMed PMID:37000004 PubMed Central PMC10077086.
  6. Arora, N, Pulimamidi, S, Yadav, H, Jain, S, Glover, J, Dombrowski, K et al.. Intermittent fasting with ketogenic diet: A combination approach for management of chronic diseases. Clin Nutr ESPEN. 2023;54 :166-174. doi: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2023.01.024. PubMed PMID:36963859 .
  7. Agrawal, P, Post, LA, Glover, J, Hersey, D, Oberoi, P, Biroscak, B et al.. The interrelationship between food security, climate change, and gender-based violence: A scoping review with system dynamics modeling. PLOS Glob Public Health. 2023;3 (2):e0000300. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0000300. PubMed PMID:36962962 PubMed Central PMC10021784.
  8. Glover, J, Nadig, A, Vesely, S, Neelakantan, D, Williams, KM, Holter-Chakrabarty, J et al.. Fluorothymidine PET/CT Identifies a Case of Herpes Simplex Virus Esophagitis. Radiol Imaging Cancer. 2023;5 (2):e220141. doi: 10.1148/rycan.220141. PubMed PMID:36961315 PubMed Central PMC10077096.
  9. Moth, A, Benning, J, Glover, J, Brown, V, Pittock, L, Woznitza, N et al.. Concordance between a gastrointestinal consultant radiologist, a consultant radiologist and qualified reporting radiographers interpreting abdominal radiographs. Radiography (Lond). 2023;29 (2):408-415. doi: 10.1016/j.radi.2022.12.008. PubMed PMID:36791613 .
  10. Glover, JD, Sudderick, ZR, Shih, BB, Batho-Samblas, C, Charlton, L, Krause, AL et al.. The developmental basis of fingerprint pattern formation and variation. Cell. 2023;186 (5):940-956.e20. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2023.01.015. PubMed PMID:36764291 .
  11. Cavin, JB, Wongkrasant, P, Glover, JB, Balemba, OB, MacNaughton, WK, Sharkey, KA et al.. Intestinal distension orchestrates neuronal activity in the enteric nervous system of adult mice. J Physiol. 2023;601 (7):1183-1206. doi: 10.1113/JP284171. PubMed PMID:36752210 .
  12. Kim, HJ, Black, M, Edwards, RA, Peillard-Fiorente, F, Panigrahi, R, Klingler, D et al.. Structural basis for recognition of transcriptional terminator structures by ProQ/FinO domain RNA chaperones. Nat Commun. 2022;13 (1):7076. doi: 10.1038/s41467-022-34875-5. PubMed PMID:36400772 PubMed Central PMC9674577.
  13. Portilla, M, Zhang, M, Glover, JP, Reddy, GVP, Johnson, C. Lethal Concentration and Sporulation by Contact and Direct Spray of the Entomopathogenic Fungus Beauveria bassiana on Different Stages of Nezara viridula (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). J Fungi (Basel). 2022;8 (11):. doi: 10.3390/jof8111164. PubMed PMID:36354931 PubMed Central PMC9694363.
  14. Joshi, S, Gazmin, E, Glover, J, Weeks, N, Khan, F, Iacono, S et al.. Improved Electrical Signal of Non-Poled 3D Printed Zinc Oxide-Polyvinylidene Fluoride Nanocomposites. Polymers (Basel). 2022;14 (20):. doi: 10.3390/polym14204312. PubMed PMID:36297890 PubMed Central PMC9610290.
  15. Tabatabaei Dakhili, SA, Greenwell, AA, Yang, K, Abou Farraj, R, Saed, CT, Gopal, K et al.. The Antipsychotic Dopamine 2 Receptor Antagonist Diphenylbutylpiperidines Improve Glycemia in Experimental Obesity by Inhibiting Succinyl-CoA:3-Ketoacid CoA Transferase. Diabetes. 2023;72 (1):126-134. doi: 10.2337/db22-0221. PubMed PMID:36256885 .
  16. Chakrabarty, JH, Glover, J, Schmidt, S, Phan, M, Bycko, M, Duong, Q et al.. Incidence and risk factors for graft failure in the modern era of cord blood transplantation. Vox Sang. 2022;117 (12):1405-1410. doi: 10.1111/vox.13368. PubMed PMID:36250288 PubMed Central PMC9772075.
  17. Glover, JC, Fritzsch, B. Molecular mechanisms governing development of the hindbrain choroid plexus and auditory projection: A validation of the seminal observations of Wilhelm His. IBRO Neurosci Rep. 2022;13 :306-313. doi: 10.1016/j.ibneur.2022.09.011. PubMed PMID:36247525 PubMed Central PMC9561746.
  18. Panigrahi, R, Glover, JNM, Nallusamy, S. A look into DGAT1 through the EM lenses. Biochim Biophys Acta Biomembr. 2023;1865 (1):184069. doi: 10.1016/j.bbamem.2022.184069. PubMed PMID:36216097 .
  19. Kraus, E, Rizzone, K, Walker, M, Brown, N, Kaur, J, Magrini, D et al.. Stress Injuries of the Knee. Clin Sports Med. 2022;41 (4):707-727. doi: 10.1016/j.csm.2022.05.008. PubMed PMID:36210167 .
  20. Krakovski, MA, Arora, N, Jain, S, Glover, J, Dombrowski, K, Hernandez, B et al.. Diet-microbiome-gut-brain nexus in acute and chronic brain injury. Front Neurosci. 2022;16 :1002266. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2022.1002266. PubMed PMID:36188471 PubMed Central PMC9523267.
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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. Lantos, JD, Janvier, A. The Dilemmas of Artificial Wombs: Conventional Ethics and Science Fiction. Am J Bioeth. 2023;23 (5):82-85. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2023.2191057. PubMed PMID:37130396 .
  2. Lantos, JD, Brunelli, L, Hayeems, RZ. Understanding the Clinical Utility of Genome Sequencing in Critically Ill Newborns. J Pediatr. 2023;258 :113438. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2023.113438. PubMed PMID:37088180 .
  3. Lantos, J, Janvier, A, Barrington, K. Reply to Letter about whole genome sequencing in newborns. Hum Genet. 2023;142 (2):165-166. doi: 10.1007/s00439-022-02499-w. PubMed PMID:36607419 .
  4. Lantos, J, Furák, J, Zombori-Tóth, N, Zombori, T, Bihari, K, Varga, E et al.. [Changes of the T cell composition in the thymus during the COVID-19 pandemic]. Orv Hetil. 2022;163 (52):2062-2066. doi: 10.1556/650.2022.32664. PubMed PMID:36566438 .
  5. Rachmasari, KN, Strauss, SB, Phillips, CD, Lantos, JE, An, A, Cisse, B et al.. Posterior hypothalamic involvement on pre-operative MRI predicts hypothalamic obesity in craniopharyngiomas. Pituitary. 2023;26 (1):105-114. doi: 10.1007/s11102-022-01294-0. PubMed PMID:36462067 .
  6. Strauss, SB, Stern, S, Lantos, JE, Lin, E, Shin, J, Yao, P et al.. High-Resolution T2-Weighted Imaging for Surveillance in Postoperative Vestibular Schwannoma: Equivalence with Contrast-Enhanced T1WI for Measurement and Surveillance of Residual Tumor. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2022;43 (12):1792-1796. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A7685. PubMed PMID:36423954 .
  7. Lantos, JD. Should We Aspire to Be Rational About Letting Babies Die?. Am J Bioeth. 2022;22 (11):51-53. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2022.2123984. PubMed PMID:36332043 .
  8. Oei, JL, Blythe, S, Dicair, L, Didden, D, Preisz, A, Lantos, J et al.. What's in a name? The ethical implications and opportunities in diagnosing an infant with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). Addiction. 2023;118 (1):4-6. doi: 10.1111/add.16022. PubMed PMID:36084928 .
  9. Szabo, Z, Fabo, C, Oszlanyi, A, Hawchar, F, Géczi, T, Lantos, J et al.. Anesthetic (r)evolution from the conventional concept to the minimally invasive techniques in thoracic surgery-narrative review. J Thorac Dis. 2022;14 (8):3045-3060. doi: 10.21037/jtd-22-80. PubMed PMID:36071785 PubMed Central PMC9442516.
  10. Géczi, T, Simonka, Z, Lantos, J, Wetzel, M, Szabó, Z, Lázár, G et al.. Near-infrared fluorescence guided surgery: State of the evidence from a health technology assessment perspective. Front Surg. 2022;9 :919739. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2022.919739. PubMed PMID:35959120 PubMed Central PMC9360526.
  11. Zombori-Tóth, N, Paróczai, D, Lantos, J, Almási, S, Sejben, A, Tiszlavicz, L et al.. The More Extensive the Spread through Air Spaces, the Worse the Prognosis Is: Semi-Quantitative Evaluation of Spread through Air Spaces in Pulmonary Adenocarcinomas. Pathobiology. 2023;90 (2):104-113. doi: 10.1159/000525456. PubMed PMID:35947971 PubMed Central PMC10129026.
  12. Lantos, J, Barta, Z, Nagy, A, Vincze, R, Füle, K, Bihari, K et al.. A case study of acute oropharyngeal palsy concomitant with diabetic ketoacidosis. Ideggyogy Sz. 2022;75 (7-08):275-278. doi: 10.18071/isz.75.0275. PubMed PMID:35916614 .
  13. Shapiro, JP, Anspacher, M, Madrigal, V, Lantos, JD. Disposition Decisions in Cases of Medical Complexity and Health Inequity. Pediatrics. 2022;150 (2):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-055558. PubMed PMID:35909152 .
  14. Furák, J, Barta, Z, Lantos, J, Németh, T, Pécsy, B, Buzás, A et al.. [Early postoperative results of sublobal lung resections performed with spontaneous ventilation combined with double lumen tube intubation. A new surgical method]. Magy Seb. 2022;75 (2):117-120. doi: 10.1556/1046.2022.20005. PubMed PMID:35895541 .
  15. Tekleab, AM, Lantos, JD. Ethics knowledge, attitudes, and experiences of tertiary care pediatricians in Ethiopia. BMC Med Ethics. 2022;23 (1):76. doi: 10.1186/s12910-022-00812-w. PubMed PMID:35869472 PubMed Central PMC9308339.
  16. Dominic, D, Janvier, A, Lantos, J. Ethical and scientific complexity in debates about COVID vaccination in children. Acta Paediatr. 2022;111 (10):1840-1842. doi: 10.1111/apa.16480. PubMed PMID:35841290 PubMed Central PMC9349718.
  17. Ennis, BJ, Reed, DJ, Lantos, JD. Current controversies in neonatal resuscitation. Semin Perinatol. 2022;46 (6):151627. doi: 10.1016/j.semperi.2022.151627. PubMed PMID:35718663 .
  18. Furák, J, Németh, T, Lantos, J, Fabó, C, Géczi, T, Zombori-Tóth, N et al.. Perioperative Systemic Inflammation in Lung Cancer Surgery. Front Surg. 2022;9 :883322. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2022.883322. PubMed PMID:35669251 PubMed Central PMC9163434.
  19. Lantos, JD. The moral risk of methodological purity. Acta Paediatr. 2022;111 (8):1474-1475. doi: 10.1111/apa.16382. PubMed PMID:35644935 .
  20. Lantos, JD. Ethics of care for the micropreemies. Just because we can, should we?. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2022;27 (2):101343. doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2022.101343. PubMed PMID:35514009 .
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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. Mercurio, MR, Boss, RD. Editorial: Palliative and end of life care in the NICU issue I. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2023; :101466. doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2023.101466. PubMed PMID:37277239 .
  2. Mercurio, MR, Gillam, L. Ethics at the end of life in the newborn intensive care unit: Conversations and decisions. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2023; :101438. doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2023.101438. PubMed PMID:37149446 .
  3. Mercurio, MR, Werner, KM. Thinking Inside the Bag: Patient Selection, Framing the Ethical Discourse, and the Importance of Terminology in Artificial Womb Technology. Am J Bioeth. 2023;23 (5):79-82. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2023.2191056. PubMed PMID:37130397 .
  4. Cazzaniga, S, De Ponti, L, Baratelli, GM, Francione, S, La Vecchia, C, Di Landro, A et al.. Agreement on classification of clinical photographs of pigmentary lesions: exercise after a training course with young dermatologists. Dermatol Reports. 2023;15 (1):9500. doi: 10.4081/dr.2022.9500. PubMed PMID:37063404 PubMed Central PMC10099286.
  5. Mercurio, M, Castioni, D, de Filippis, R, De Fazio, P, Paone, A, Familiari, F et al.. Postoperative psychological factors and quality of life but not shoulder brace adherence affect clinical outcomes after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2023.02.138. PubMed PMID:37003425 .
  6. Minici, R, Mercurio, M, Iannò, B, Galasso, O, Gasparini, G, Laganà, D et al.. Advantages of the Use of Axial Traction Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Shoulder in Patients with Suspected Rota-Tor Cuff Tears: An Exploratory Pilot Study. Healthcare (Basel). 2023;11 (5):. doi: 10.3390/healthcare11050724. PubMed PMID:36900729 PubMed Central PMC10000934.
  7. Mercurio, M, Longo, C, Pierri, C, Cardone, F, Corriero, G, Lazic, T et al.. Life-cycle traits in the demosponge Hymeniacidon perlevis in a land-based fish farm. PeerJ. 2023;11 :e14685. doi: 10.7717/peerj.14685. PubMed PMID:36855432 PubMed Central PMC9968457.
  8. Hajareh Haghighi, F, Mercurio, M, Cerra, S, Salamone, TA, Bianymotlagh, R, Palocci, C et al.. Surface modification of TiO2 nanoparticles with organic molecules and their biological applications. J Mater Chem B. 2023;11 (11):2334-2366. doi: 10.1039/d2tb02576k. PubMed PMID:36847384 .
  9. Mercurio, M, Castioni, D, Cosentino, O, Fanelli, D, Familiari, F, Gasparini, G et al.. Double-Incision Technique for the Treatment of Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture. JBJS Essent Surg Tech. 2022;12 (3):e21.00033. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.ST.21.00033. PubMed PMID:36816526 PubMed Central PMC9931040.
  10. Werner, KM, Mercurio, MR, Shabanova, V, Hull, SC, Taylor, SN. Pediatricians' Reports of Interaction with Infant Formula Companies. Breastfeed Med. 2023;18 (3):219-225. doi: 10.1089/bfm.2022.0217. PubMed PMID:36795978 .
  11. Lester, DK, Burton, C, Gardner, A, Innamarato, P, Kodumudi, K, Liu, Q et al.. Fucosylation of HLA-DRB1 regulates CD4+ T cell-mediated anti-melanoma immunity and enhances immunotherapy efficacy. Nat Cancer. 2023;4 (2):222-239. doi: 10.1038/s43018-022-00506-7. PubMed PMID:36690875 PubMed Central PMC9970875.
  12. Familiari, F, Madonna, V, Mercurio, M, Cinque, ME, Gasparini, G, Galasso, O et al.. Outcomes and complications of inlay versus onlay patellofemoral arthroplasty: A systematic review. Knee. 2023;41 :124-136. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2023.01.001. PubMed PMID:36680866 .
  13. Saizan, A, Dean, OR, Scott, GA, Mannava, KA, Mercurio, MG. Vulvar leukemia cutis: A case report and review of the literature. JAAD Case Rep. 2023;31 :97-101. doi: 10.1016/j.jdcr.2022.10.039. PubMed PMID:36568892 PubMed Central PMC9772607.
  14. Familiari, F, Galasso, O, Massazza, F, Mercurio, M, Fox, H, Srikumaran, U et al.. Artificial Intelligence in the Management of Rotator Cuff Tears. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022;19 (24):. doi: 10.3390/ijerph192416779. PubMed PMID:36554660 PubMed Central PMC9779744.
  15. Quirino, A, Marascio, N, Scarlata, GGM, Cicino, C, Pavia, G, Pantanella, M et al.. Orthopedic Device-Related Infections Due to Emerging Pathogens Diagnosed by a Combination of Microbiological Approaches: Case Series and Literature Review. Diagnostics (Basel). 2022;12 (12):. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics12123224. PubMed PMID:36553231 PubMed Central PMC9778170.
  16. Forgione, G, Izzo, F, Mercurio, M, Cicchella, D, Dini, L, Giancane, G et al.. Microplastics pollution in freshwater fishes in the South of Italy: Characterization, distribution, and correlation with environmental pollutants. Sci Total Environ. 2023;864 :161032. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.161032. PubMed PMID:36549536 .
  17. Mercurio, M, Castricini, R, Castioni, D, Cofano, E, Familiari, F, Gasparini, G et al.. Better functional outcomes and a lower infection rate can be expected after superior capsular reconstruction in comparison with latissimus dorsi tendon transfer for massive, irreparable posterosuperior rotator cuff tears: a systematic review. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2023;32 (4):892-906. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2022.11.004. PubMed PMID:36528222 .
  18. Mercurio, M, Familiari, F, de Filippis, R, Varano, C, Napoleone, F, Galasso, O et al.. Improvement in health status and quality of life in patients with osteoporosis treated with denosumab: results at a mean follow-up of six years. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2022;26 (1 Suppl):16-23. doi: 10.26355/eurrev_202211_30278. PubMed PMID:36448853 .
  19. Vezzoli, P, Parietti, M, Carugno, A, Di Mercurio, M, Benaglia, C, Zussino, M et al.. Childhood Pemphigus Vulgaris during COVID-19 Outbreak Successfully Treated with Prednisone and Azathioprine: A Case Report and Literature Review. J Clin Med. 2022;11 (22):. doi: 10.3390/jcm11226858. PubMed PMID:36431335 PubMed Central PMC9696635.
  20. Mercurio, MR. The Path More Easily Reversed: Postponed Withholding at Borderline Viability. Am J Bioeth. 2022;22 (11):35-37. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2022.2123985. PubMed PMID:36332037 .
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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. Morgan, CE, Topazian, HM, Brandt, K, Mitchell, C, Kashamuka, MM, Muwonga, J et al.. Association between domesticated animal ownership and Plasmodium falciparum parasite prevalence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a national cross-sectional study. Lancet Microbe. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/S2666-5247(23)00109-X. PubMed PMID:37269868 .
  2. Theken, KN, Chen, M, Wall, DL, Pham, T, Secreto, SA, Yoo, TH et al.. A randomized, double-blind pilot study of analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects of naproxen sodium and acetaminophen following dental implant placement surgery. Front Pharmacol. 2023;14 :1199580. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2023.1199580. PubMed PMID:37266144 PubMed Central PMC10229806.
  3. Huang, H, Mitchell, CPJ. Spatial and seasonal patterns of mercury concentrations, methylation and demethylation in central Canadian boreal soils and stream sediment. Sci Total Environ. 2023;891 :164447. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.164447. PubMed PMID:37245803 .
  4. Mitchell, CM, Oxtoby, LE, Shaw, PA, Budge, SM, Wooller, MJ, Cabeza de Baca, T et al.. Carbon Isotope Ratios of Plasma and RBC Fatty Acids Identify Meat Consumers in a 12-Week Inpatient Feeding Study of 32 Men. J Nutr. 2022;152 (12):2847-2855. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxac213. PubMed PMID:37230682 .
  5. Sendor, R, Mitchell, CL, Chacky, F, Mohamed, A, Mhamilawa, LE, Molteni, F et al.. Similar Prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum and Non-P. falciparum Malaria Infections among Schoolchildren, Tanzania1. Emerg Infect Dis. 2023;29 (6):1143-1153. doi: 10.3201/eid2906.221016. PubMed PMID:37209670 PubMed Central PMC10202886.
  6. Grunberg, RL, Joyner, BN, Mitchell, CE. Historical contingency in parasite community assembly: Community divergence results from early host exposure to symbionts and ecological drift. PLoS One. 2023;18 (5):e0285129. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0285129. PubMed PMID:37192205 PubMed Central PMC10187916.
  7. Hardi, FA, Goetschius, LG, Tillem, S, McLoyd, V, Brooks-Gunn, J, Boone, M et al.. Early childhood household instability, adolescent structural neural network architecture, and young adulthood depression: A 21-year longitudinal study. Dev Cogn Neurosci. 2023;61 :101253. doi: 10.1016/j.dcn.2023.101253. PubMed PMID:37182338 PubMed Central PMC10200816.
  8. Ali, M, Wood, S, Pryor, D, Moon, D, Bressel, M, Azad, AA et al.. NeoAdjuvant pembrolizumab and STEreotactic radiotherapy prior to nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma (NAPSTER): A phase II randomised clinical trial. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2023;33 :101145. doi: 10.1016/j.conctc.2023.101145. PubMed PMID:37168818 PubMed Central PMC10164766.
  9. Mitchell, CC, Frye, C, Jankowski, M, Symanski, J, Lester, SJ, Woo, A et al.. A Practical Approach to Echocardiographic Imaging in Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2023.04.020. PubMed PMID:37160197 .
  10. Tillem, S, Dotterer, HL, Goetschius, LG, Lopez-Duran, N, Mitchell, C, Monk, CS et al.. Antisocial behavior is associated with reduced frontoparietal network efficiency in youth. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2023; :. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsad026. PubMed PMID:37148314 .
  11. Stoneham, S, Hunter, A, Raahimi, M, Livesey, A, Mitchell, CD, Keohane, S et al.. Cutaneous sarcoma: a review and practical approach to management. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2023; :. doi: 10.1093/ced/llad166. PubMed PMID:37127912 .
  12. Morgan, PL, Woods, AD, Wang, Y, Farkas, G, Oh, Y, Hillemeier, MM et al.. Which Children are Frequently Victimized in U.S. Elementary Schools? Population-based Estimates. School Ment Health. 2022;14 (4):1011-1023. doi: 10.1007/s12310-022-09520-7. PubMed PMID:37124239 PubMed Central PMC10137960.
  13. Mitchell, CV, Nagai, T, Bates, NA, Schilaty, ND. Neck strength and force in reaction time task of adolescent athletes with and without concussion history: A pilot study. Phys Ther Sport. 2023;61 :192-197. doi: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2023.04.008. PubMed PMID:37119609 .
  14. Kang, YA, Paik, H, Zhang, SY, Chen, JJ, Olson, OC, Mitchell, CA et al.. Secretory MPP3 reinforce myeloid differentiation trajectory and amplify myeloid cell production. J Exp Med. 2023;220 (8):. doi: 10.1084/jem.20230088. PubMed PMID:37115584 PubMed Central PMC10140385.
  15. Dorwal, P, Abou-Seif, C, Shamassi, M, Mitchell, C, Clouston, D, Pascoe, C et al.. Signet ring stromal tumours of testis: a tale of two cases on a morphological spectrum. Pathology. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.pathol.2023.02.004. PubMed PMID:37100665 .
  16. Chan, TH, Haworth, A, Wang, A, Osanlouy, M, Williams, S, Mitchell, C et al.. Detecting localised prostate cancer using radiomic features in PSMA PET and multiparametric MRI for biologically targeted radiation therapy. EJNMMI Res. 2023;13 (1):34. doi: 10.1186/s13550-023-00984-5. PubMed PMID:37099047 PubMed Central PMC10133419.
  17. Durainayagam, B, Mitchell, CJ, Milan, AM, Kruger, MC, Roy, NC, Fraser, K et al.. Plasma metabolomic response to high-carbohydrate meals of differing glycaemic load in overweight women. Eur J Nutr. 2023; :. doi: 10.1007/s00394-023-03151-7. PubMed PMID:37085625 .
  18. Ott, JA, Mitchell, C, Sheppard, M, Deiss, TC, Horton, JMC, Haakenson, JK et al.. Evolution of immunogenetic components encoding ultralong CDR H3. Immunogenetics. 2023; :1-17. doi: 10.1007/s00251-023-01305-9. PubMed PMID:37084012 PubMed Central PMC10119515.
  19. Kim, Y, Bergerat-Thompson, A, Mitchell, C. Vaginal and urinary evaluation of lactobacilli quantification by qPCR: Identifying factors that influence urinary detection and the quantity of Lactobacillus. PLoS One. 2023;18 (4):e0283215. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0283215. PubMed PMID:37058538 PubMed Central PMC10104322.
  20. Heyworth, HC, Pokharel, P, Blount, JD, Mitchell, C, Petschenka, G, Rowland, HM et al.. Antioxidant availability trades off with warning signals and toxin sequestration in the large milkweed bug (Oncopeltus fasciatus). Ecol Evol. 2023;13 (4):e9971. doi: 10.1002/ece3.9971. PubMed PMID:37038513 PubMed Central PMC10082154.
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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. Candido, SL, Siri, M, Achilli, E, Moreno, JC, Lillo, C, Risso, PH et al.. Rheological, Physical, and Spectroscopical Characterization of Gamma-Irradiated Albumin Nanoparticles Loaded with Anthocyanin. J Phys Chem B. 2023; :. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.3c00692. PubMed PMID:37289558 .
  2. Moreno, JM, Chapman, AJ, Ebido, CC, Sougou, NM, Diallo, AH, Tening, RN et al.. Local contextual factors of child stunting found via shared values of stakeholder groups: an exploratory case study in Kaffrine, Senegal. Public Health Nutr. 2023; :1-32. doi: 10.1017/S1368980023001088. PubMed PMID:37288526 .
  3. Latham, AS, Geer, CE, Ackart, DF, Anderson, IK, Vittoria, KM, Podell, BK et al.. Gliosis, misfolded protein aggregation, and neuronal loss in a guinea pig model of pulmonary tuberculosis. Front Neurosci. 2023;17 :1157652. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2023.1157652. PubMed PMID:37274195 PubMed Central PMC10235533.
  4. Hickey, BL, Raz, AAP, Chen, J, Moreno, JL Jr, Hartman, JD, Zhong, W et al.. Selective anion sensing in high salt water via a remote indicator displacement assay. Chem Commun (Camb). 2023; :. doi: 10.1039/d3cc01974h. PubMed PMID:37272374 .
  5. Comegna, M, Flora-Noda, DM, Carrión-Nessi, FS, Adamidis, I, Moreno, J, Landaeta, ME et al.. The arrival of Mpox in Venezuela: Why so few cases?. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2023; :102599. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2023.102599. PubMed PMID:37271200 PubMed Central PMC10236916.
  6. Moreno, JRA, Micó, V, Albarrán Diego, C. Subjective refraction using power vectors by updating a conventional phoropter with a Stokes lens for continuous astigmatic power generation. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 2023; :. doi: 10.1111/opo.13181. PubMed PMID:37264763 .
  7. Hay, AJD, Latham, AS, Mumford, G, Hines, AD, Risen, S, Gordon, E et al.. Intranasally delivered mesenchymal stromal cells decrease glial inflammation early in prion disease. Front Neurosci. 2023;17 :1158408. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2023.1158408. PubMed PMID:37250395 PubMed Central PMC10213210.
  8. Carrasco Calzada, F, Jairo Aguilera, J, Moreno, JE, Cuadros González, J, Roca Biosca, D, Prieto-Pérez, L et al.. Differences in Virulence Factors and Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Uropathogenic Enterococcus spp. Strains in a Rural Area of Uganda and a Spanish Secondary Hospital. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2023;8 (5):. doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed8050282. PubMed PMID:37235330 PubMed Central PMC10223631.
  9. Arslan, S, Garcia, FJ, Guo, M, Kellinger, MW, Kruglyak, S, LeVieux, JA et al.. Sequencing by avidity enables high accuracy with low reagent consumption. Nat Biotechnol. 2023; :. doi: 10.1038/s41587-023-01750-7. PubMed PMID:37231263 .
  10. Lozano-Granero, C, Hirokami, J, Franco, E, Tohoku, S, Matía-Francés, R, Schmidt, B et al.. Case Series of Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation With Pulsed-Field Ablation: Pushing Technology Further (Into the Ventricle). JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jacep.2023.03.024. PubMed PMID:37227358 .
  11. Figueroa, NE, Franz, P, Luzarowski, M, Martinez-Seidel, F, Moreno, JC, Childs, D et al.. Protein interactome of 3',5'-cyclic adenosine monophosphate reveals its role in regulating the actin cytoskeleton. Plant J. 2023; :. doi: 10.1111/tpj.16313. PubMed PMID:37219088 .
  12. Cancino, J, Soto, K, Tapia, J, Muñoz-Quezada, MT, Lucero, B, Contreras, C et al.. Occupational exposure to pesticides and symptoms of depression in agricultural workers. A systematic review. Environ Res. 2023;231 (Pt 2):116190. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2023.116190. PubMed PMID:37217130 .
  13. Baul, A, Walker, N, Moreno, J, Tam, KM. Application of the variational autoencoder to detect the critical points of the anisotropic Ising model. Phys Rev E. 2023;107 (4-2):045301. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.107.045301. PubMed PMID:37198781 .
  14. Grünebaum, A, McLeod-Sordjan, R, Pollet, S, Moreno, J, Bornstein, E, Lewis, D et al.. Anger: an underappreciated destructive force in healthcare. J Perinat Med. 2023; :. doi: 10.1515/jpm-2023-0099. PubMed PMID:37183729 .
  15. Rangel-Buitrago, N, Ochoa, FL, Rodríguez, RDB, Moreno, JB, Trilleras, J, Arana, VA et al.. Decoding plastic pollution in the geological record: A baseline study on the Caribbean Coast of Colombia, north South America. Mar Pollut Bull. 2023;192 :114993. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2023.114993. PubMed PMID:37167662 .
  16. Farooqui, Z, Moreno, JA, Rubio-Navarro, A. Editorial: NRF2 signaling pathway: New insights in the field of reno-cardiovascular health. Front Pharmacol. 2023;14 :1193005. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2023.1193005. PubMed PMID:37138849 PubMed Central PMC10150043.
  17. Zhang, X, Galenkamp, NS, van der Heide, NJ, Moreno, J, Maglia, G, Kjems, J et al.. Specific Detection of Proteins by a Nanobody-Functionalized Nanopore Sensor. ACS Nano. 2023;17 (10):9167-9177. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.2c12733. PubMed PMID:37127291 PubMed Central PMC10184537.
  18. Moreno, JV, Girard, A, Marshall, DR, Minissian, MB. Aligning the Nursing Professional Development Practitioner Role With the Scope and Standards. J Nurses Prof Dev. ;39 (3):182-185. doi: 10.1097/NND.0000000000000983. PubMed PMID:37125955 .
  19. Grünebaum, A, Moreno, JD, Esq, SP, Chervenak, FA. Counseling for the option of termination of pregnancy for severe fetal anomalies in light of the recent Supreme Court ruling to remove the constitutional right to an abortion. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2023; :101441. doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2023.101441. PubMed PMID:37121833 .
  20. Arredondo Montero, J, Molina Caballero, AY, Moreno, JC, Antona, G. Intratracheal infantile haemangioma: an infrequent cause of lower airway obstruction in early infancy. An Pediatr (Engl Ed). 2023;98 (6):479-480. doi: 10.1016/j.anpede.2023.04.004. PubMed PMID:37117080 .
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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. Chellappan, B, Obanigba, G, Hoyer, P, Ross, L. Lip Reconstruction After Mohs Micrographic Surgery: A Guide on Flaps. Cutis. 2023;111 (4):205-209. doi: 10.12788/cutis.0743. PubMed PMID:37289682 .
  2. Smith, RM, Calvert, B, Kata, E, Hataogo, S, Ioane, TR, Tarabo, M et al.. Midwifery education in Pacific Island countries: A discussion paper. Women Birth. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.wombi.2023.05.008. PubMed PMID:37263877 .
  3. D'Angio, CT, Ross, L. The Research Protection-Inclusion Dilemma in Pregnancy: Who is Being Protected? Who is Being Included?. Am J Bioeth. 2023;23 (6):103-106. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2023.2201232. PubMed PMID:37220372 .
  4. Fonda, N, Ross, L. Interprofessional peer assisted learning: Paramedic students learning falls assessments from Occupational Therapy students. J Interprof Care. 2023; :1-4. doi: 10.1080/13561820.2023.2208606. PubMed PMID:37190769 .
  5. Hodson, CN, Toon, A, Cook, L, Ross, L. Are asymmetric inheritance systems an evolutionary trap? Transitions in the mechanism of paternal genome loss in the scale insect family Eriococcidae. Genetics. 2023; :. doi: 10.1093/genetics/iyad090. PubMed PMID:37183508 .
  6. Fairley, JL, Hansen, D, Ross, L, Proudman, S, Sahhar, J, Ngian, GS et al.. Clinical characteristics and survival of pulmonary arterial hypertension with or without interstitial lung disease in systemic sclerosis. Arthritis Res Ther. 2023;25 (1):77. doi: 10.1186/s13075-023-03059-x. PubMed PMID:37173780 PubMed Central PMC10176744.
  7. Shah, AD, Williams, WA 2nd, Ross, LF. How Race, Ethnicity, and Social Determinants of Health Are Reported in Three European Pediatric Journals. J Pediatr. 2023;259 :113454. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2023.113454. PubMed PMID:37172807 .
  8. Paquette, ED, Ross, LF, Chavez, J, Frader, JE. Refusals of the Determination of Death by Neurologic Criteria: A Mixed Methods Study of Physician Perspectives on Refusals Cases. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2023; :. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000003246. PubMed PMID:37125806 .
  9. Yang, W, Craig, SL, Ross, LE, Anderson, JAE, Muntaner, C. Impact of Neighborhood Deprivation on Aging Sexual Minority People's Depression: Results from the CANUE and CLSA data. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2023;112 :105013. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2023.105013. PubMed PMID:37058815 .
  10. Makrides, T, Smith, F, Ross, L, Gosling, CM, Acker, J, O'Meara, P et al.. No Two Systems Are the Same: Paramedic Perceptions of Contemporary System Performance Using Prehospital Quality Indicators. Cureus. 2023;15 (3):e35859. doi: 10.7759/cureus.35859. PubMed PMID:37033507 PubMed Central PMC10078119.
  11. Andonian, B, Ross, LM, Zidek, AM, Fos, LB, Piner, LW, Johnson, JL et al.. Remotely Supervised Weight Loss and Exercise Training to Improve Rheumatoid Arthritis Cardiovascular Risk: Rationale and Design of the Supervised Weight Loss Plus Exercise Training-Rheumatoid Arthritis Trial. ACR Open Rheumatol. 2023;5 (5):252-263. doi: 10.1002/acr2.11536. PubMed PMID:36992545 PubMed Central PMC10184018.
  12. Sprague, BN, Ross, LA, Ball, KK. Does Cognitive Training Reduce Falls across Ten Years?: Data from the ACTIVE Trial. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2023;20 (6):. doi: 10.3390/ijerph20064941. PubMed PMID:36981850 PubMed Central PMC10048914.
  13. Pan, H, Ho, SE, Xue, C, Cui, J, Ross, LS, Li, F et al.. Atherosclerosis is a smooth muscle cell-driven tumor-like disease. bioRxiv. 2023; :. doi: 10.1101/2023.03.06.531330. PubMed PMID:36945644 PubMed Central PMC10028828.
  14. Makrides, T, Law, MP, Ross, L, Gosling, C, Acker, J, O'Meara, P et al.. Shaping the future design of paramedicine: A knowledge to action framework to support paramedic system modernization. Australas Emerg Care. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.auec.2023.03.002. PubMed PMID:36931964 .
  15. Scott, ED Jr, Harris, J, Smith, CD, Ross, L. Facing the rising sun: Political imagination in Black adolescents' sociopolitical development. Front Psychol. 2023;14 :867749. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2023.867749. PubMed PMID:36910830 PubMed Central PMC9994508.
  16. Liu, YX, Chaparro, FJ, Tian, Z, Jia, Y, Gosser, J, Gaumer, J et al.. Visualization of porosity and pore size gradients in electrospun scaffolds using laser metrology. PLoS One. 2023;18 (3):e0282903. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0282903. PubMed PMID:36893193 PubMed Central PMC9997878.
  17. Goldberg, JM, Gong, J, Blennerhassett, CJ, Ross, LE. A secondary mixed methods analysis examining midwives' responses regarding patient sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) disclosure. Midwifery. 2023;120 :103648. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2023.103648. PubMed PMID:36871488 .
  18. Yu, X, Marshall, H, Liu, Y, Xiong, Y, Zeng, X, Yu, H et al.. Sex-specific transcription and DNA methylation landscapes of the Asian citrus psyllid, a vector of huanglongbing pathogens. Evolution. 2023;77 (5):1203-1215. doi: 10.1093/evolut/qpad036. PubMed PMID:36869727 .
  19. Eversmann, C, Shah, A, Lazaridis, C, Ross, LF. Coding the Dead: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Organ Preservation. AJOB Empir Bioeth. 2023; :1-7. doi: 10.1080/23294515.2023.2180106. PubMed PMID:36854130 .
  20. Menaker, SA, Ljubimov, VA, Krutikova, VO, Urnes, C, Bannykh, SI, Ross, LB et al.. Intracranial solitary fibrous tumor with delayed symptomatic metastasis to the lumbar spine: illustrative case. J Neurosurg Case Lessons. 2023;5 (7):. doi: 10.3171/CASE22495. PubMed PMID:36794737 .
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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. Lee, TD, Aisner, DL, David, MP, Eno, CC, Gagan, J, Gocke, CD et al.. Current Clinical Practices and Challenges in Molecular Testing: A GOAL Consortium Hematopathology Working Group Report. Blood Adv. 2023; :. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2023010149. PubMed PMID:37236162 .
  2. Rushton, CH, Swoboda, SM, Reimer, T, Boyce, D, Hanson, GC. The Mindful Ethical Practice and Resilience Academy: Sustainability of Impact. Am J Crit Care. 2023;32 (3):184-194. doi: 10.4037/ajcc2023236. PubMed PMID:37121900 .
  3. Dreval, K, Hilton, LK, Cruz, M, Shaalan, H, Ben-Neriah, S, Boyle, M et al.. Genetic Subdivisions of Follicular Lymphoma Defined by Distinct Coding and non-coding Mutation Patterns. Blood. 2023; :. doi: 10.1182/blood.2022018719. PubMed PMID:37084389 .
  4. Hilton, LK, Ngu, HS, Collinge, B, Dreval, K, Ben-Neriah, S, Rushton, CK et al.. Relapse timing is associated with distinct evolutionary dynamics in DLBCL. medRxiv. 2023; :. doi: 10.1101/2023.03.06.23286584. PubMed PMID:36945587 PubMed Central PMC10029038.
  5. Mubarak, E, Kaur, S, Min, MTK, Hughes, MT, Rushton, CH, Ali, J et al.. Emerging Experiences with Virtual Clinical Ethics Consultation: Case Studies from the United States and Malaysia. J Clin Ethics. 2023;34 (1):51-57. doi: 10.1086/723317. PubMed PMID:36940355 PubMed Central PMC10184515.
  6. Bergman, A, Rushton, CH. Overcoming Stigma: Asking for and Receiving Mental Health Support. AACN Adv Crit Care. 2023;34 (1):67-71. doi: 10.4037/aacnacc2023684. PubMed PMID:36877645 .
  7. Rushton, C, Kelly, PJ, Raftery, D, Beck, A, Larance, B. The effectiveness of psychosocial interventions for family members impacted by another's substance use: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2023;42 (4):960-977. doi: 10.1111/dar.13607. PubMed PMID:36744608 .
  8. Rushton, C. Positionality. Nurs Philos. 2022; :e12415. doi: 10.1111/nup.12415. PubMed PMID:36567518 .
  9. Holtz, HK, Weissinger, GM, Swavely, D, Lynn, L, Yoder, A, Cotton, B et al.. The Long Tail of COVID-19: Implications for the Future of Emergency Nursing. J Emerg Nurs. 2023;49 (2):198-209. doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2022.10.006. PubMed PMID:36503829 PubMed Central PMC9584853.
  10. Sande, CM, Wu, R, Yang, G, Sussman, RT, Bigdeli, A, Rushton, C et al.. Rapid and Automated Semiconductor-Based Next-Generation Sequencing for Simultaneous Detection of Somatic DNA and RNA Aberrations in Myeloid Neoplasms. J Mol Diagn. 2023;25 (2):87-93. doi: 10.1016/j.jmoldx.2022.11.005. PubMed PMID:36503148 .
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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. Canavera, KE, Bjornard, KL, Cost, NG, Grady, A, Irving, H, Kaye, EC et al.. Disparate Access to Fertility Preservation in Youth: A Call for Advocacy to Close the Gap. J Pediatr. 2023; :113496. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2023.113496. PubMed PMID:37211206 .
  2. Sharma, A, Young, A, Carroll, Y, Darji, H, Li, Y, Mandrell, BN et al.. Gene therapy in sickle cell disease: Attitudes and informational needs of patients and caregivers. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2023;70 (6):e30319. doi: 10.1002/pbc.30319. PubMed PMID:36975201 PubMed Central PMC10187715.
  3. Unguru, Y, Bernhardt, MB, Berg, SL, Marie-Johnson, L, Grimm, KP, Woodman, C et al.. Essential medicines for childhood cancer in Europe. Lancet Oncol. 2023;24 (2):e67. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(23)00009-8. PubMed PMID:36725147 .
  4. Benedetti, DJ, Marron, JM, Thomas, SM, Brown, AEC, Pyke-Grimm, KA, Johnson, LM et al.. The role of ethicists in pediatric hematology/oncology: Current status and future needs. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2023;70 (2):e30132. doi: 10.1002/pbc.30132. PubMed PMID:36495529 .
  5. Benedetti, DJ, Marron, JM, Thomas, SM, Caruso Brown, AE, Pyke-Grimm, KA, Johnson, LM et al.. Words Matter. J Clin Oncol. 2023;41 (3):706-707. doi: 10.1200/JCO.22.01056. PubMed PMID:36150097 .
  6. Unguru, Y. Culturally Aware Communication Promotes Ethically Sensitive Care. Am J Bioeth. 2022;22 (6):31-33. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2022.2063446. PubMed PMID:35616971 .
  7. Ehmann, MR, Zink, EK, Levin, AB, Suarez, JI, Belcher, HME, Daugherty Biddison, EL et al.. Operational Recommendations for Scarce Resource Allocation in a Public Health Crisis. Chest. 2021;159 (3):1076-1083. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.09.246. PubMed PMID:32991873 PubMed Central PMC7521357.
  8. Shuman, AG, Fox, ER, Unguru, Y. COVID-19 and Drug Shortages: A Call to Action. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2020;26 (8):945-947. doi: 10.18553/jmcp.2020.26.8.945. PubMed PMID:32715960 .
  9. Shuman, AG, Fox, E, Unguru, Y. Preparing for COVID-19-related Drug Shortages. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020;17 (8):928-931. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202004-362VP. PubMed PMID:32492353 PubMed Central PMC7393783.
  10. 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 .
  11. 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.
  12. 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 .
  13. 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.
  14. 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 .
  15. 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 .
  16. 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 .
  17. Unguru, Y. Funerals. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018;65 (7):e27059. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27059. PubMed PMID:29603578 .
  18. 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 .
  19. Unguru, Y. Speed and Safety in Drug Approval and Commercialization. Pediatrics. 2017;140 (5):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-0791. PubMed PMID:29021234 .
  20. 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.
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