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. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 .
  4. Diekema, DS. Health Care Clinicians and Product Promotion by Industry. Pediatrics. 2022;149 (4):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-056548. PubMed PMID:35977092 .
  5. 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 .
  6. 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. 2022; :1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.134. PubMed PMID:35701860 .
  7. 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.
  8. 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. 2022; :. doi: 10.1007/s00467-022-05572-8. PubMed PMID:35488137 .
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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 .
  13. Michael, A, Vesole, AS, Diekema, DJ, Stegall, H, Hoffman, HT. Use of a transnasal flexible laryngoscope tip for laryngeal culturing: A novel in-office technique. Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2022;7 (1):197-201. doi: 10.1002/lio2.712. PubMed PMID:35155798 PubMed Central PMC8823174.
  14. Gray, MM, Butler, CR, Webster, LB, Tonelli, MR, Sakata, VL, Diekema, DS et al.. Patient Information Items Needed to Guide the Allocation of Scarce Life-Sustaining Resources: A Delphi Study of Multidisciplinary Experts. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2022; :1-7. doi: 10.1017/dmp.2021.351. PubMed PMID:35139979 .
  15. Rock, C, Abosi, O, Bleasdale, S, Colligan, E, Diekema, DJ, Dullabh, P et al.. Clinical Decision Support Systems to Reduce Unnecessary Clostridioides difficile Testing Across Multiple Hospitals. Clin Infect Dis. 2022;75 (7):1187-1193. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciac074. PubMed PMID:35100620 .
  16. Butler, CR, Webster, LB, Sakata, VL, Tonelli, MR, Diekema, DS, Gray, MM et al.. Functionality of Scarce Healthcare Resource Triage Teams During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Multi-Institutional Simulation Study. Crit Care Explor. 2022;4 (1):e0627. doi: 10.1097/CCE.0000000000000627. PubMed PMID:35083438 PubMed Central PMC8785932.
  17. Alsuhaibani, M, Kobayashi, T, McPherson, C, Holley, S, Marra, AR, Trannel, A et al.. Impact of COVID-19 on an infection prevention and control program, Iowa 2020-2021. Am J Infect Control. 2022;50 (3):277-282. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2021.11.015. PubMed PMID:35000801 PubMed Central PMC8731683.
  18. Kakiuchi, S, Livorsi, DJ, Perencevich, EN, Diekema, DJ, Ince, D, Prasidthrathsint, K et al.. Days of Antibiotic Spectrum Coverage: A Novel Metric for Inpatient Antibiotic Consumption. Clin Infect Dis. 2022;75 (4):567-576. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab1034. PubMed PMID:34910130 .
  19. Racila, AM, O'Shea, AMJ, Nair, R, Dukes, K, Herwaldt, LA, Boyken, L et al.. Using nasal povidone-iodine to prevent bloodstream infections and transmission of Staphylococcus aureus among haemodialysis patients: a stepped-wedge cluster randomised control trial protocol. BMJ Open. 2021;11 (12):e048830. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-048830. PubMed PMID:34862278 PubMed Central PMC8647395.
  20. Claeys, KC, Trautner, BW, Leekha, S, Coffey, KC, Crnich, CJ, Diekema, DJ et al.. Optimal Urine Culture Diagnostic Stewardship Practice-Results from an Expert Modified-Delphi Procedure. Clin Infect Dis. 2022;75 (3):382-389. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab987. PubMed PMID:34849637 .
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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. 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.
  2. 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 .
  3. 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.
  4. Tabatabaei Dakhili, SA, Greenwell, AA, Yang, K, Farraj, RA, 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. 2022; :. doi: 10.2337/db22-0221. PubMed PMID:36256885 .
  5. 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; :. doi: 10.1111/vox.13368. PubMed PMID:36250288 .
  6. 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.
  7. 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 .
  8. 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 .
  9. 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.
  10. Tolstenkov, O, Mikhaleva, Y, Glover, JC. Post-gastrulation transition from whole-body to tissue-specific intercellular calcium signaling in the appendicularian tunicate Oikopleuradioica. Dev Biol. 2022;492 :37-46. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2022.09.004. PubMed PMID:36162551 .
  11. Glover, JP, Portilla, M, Parys, K, Allen, C, George, J, Reddy, GVP et al.. Susceptibility of Different Life Stages of Kudzu Bug Megacopta cribraria (F.) (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) to Two Different Native Strains of Beauveria bassiana. Pathogens. 2022;11 (9):. doi: 10.3390/pathogens11091028. PubMed PMID:36145460 PubMed Central PMC9506321.
  12. Kim, GB, Fritsche, J, Bunk, S, Mahr, A, Unverdorben, F, Tosh, K et al.. Quantitative immunopeptidomics reveals a tumor stroma-specific target for T cell therapy. Sci Transl Med. 2022;14 (660):eabo6135. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.abo6135. PubMed PMID:36044599 .
  13. Glover, J, Elliott, J, McIntyre Muddle, K, South West Frail Senior Strategy Regional Patient and Family Caregiver Advisory Group. Co-Designing Together through Crisis: Development of a Virtual Care Guidance Document to Support Providers, Older Adults, and Caregivers. Can J Aging. 2022; :1-11. doi: 10.1017/S0714980822000307. PubMed PMID:35979665 .
  14. Glover, JS, Ticer, TD, Engevik, MA. Profiling Antibiotic Resistance in Acinetobacter calcoaceticus. Antibiotics (Basel). 2022;11 (7):. doi: 10.3390/antibiotics11070978. PubMed PMID:35884232 PubMed Central PMC9312123.
  15. Glover, J, Lynn, C, Holzman, JBW, Germone, M, Talmi, A. Working toward Socially Responsive Recruitment Practices of Psychology Interns in an Academic Medical Center. J Pediatr Psychol. 2022;47 (10):1110-1124. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsac063. PubMed PMID:35877078 .
  16. Sarker, H, Panigrahi, R, Hardy, E, Glover, JNM, Elahi, S, Fernandez-Patron, C et al.. Glucocorticoids Bind to SARS-CoV-2 S1 at Multiple Sites Causing Cooperative Inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 S1 Interaction With ACE2. Front Immunol. 2022;13 :906687. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2022.906687. PubMed PMID:35784352 PubMed Central PMC9242398.
  17. Glover, JS, Browning, BD, Ticer, TD, Engevik, AC, Engevik, MA. Acinetobacter calcoaceticus is Well Adapted to Withstand Intestinal Stressors and Modulate the Gut Epithelium. Front Physiol. 2022;13 :880024. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2022.880024. PubMed PMID:35685287 PubMed Central PMC9170955.
  18. Glover, JS, Ticer, TD, Engevik, MA. Characterizing the mucin-degrading capacity of the human gut microbiota. Sci Rep. 2022;12 (1):8456. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-11819-z. PubMed PMID:35589783 PubMed Central PMC9120202.
  19. Hsu, AT, Crawford, TC, Zhou, X, Safar, B, Efron, J, Atallah, C et al.. Decreasing Readmissions After Ileostomy Creation Through a Perioperative Quality Improvement Program. Dis Colon Rectum. 2022;65 (8):e797-e804. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000002256. PubMed PMID:35421028 .
  20. Jiang, B, Murray, C, Cole, BL, Glover, JNM, Chan, GK, Deschenes, J et al.. Mutations of the DNA repair gene PNKP in a patient with microcephaly, seizures, and developmental delay (MCSZ) presenting with a high-grade brain tumor. Sci Rep. 2022;12 (1):5386. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-09097-w. PubMed PMID:35354845 PubMed Central PMC8967877.
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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. 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; :. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A7685. PubMed PMID:36423954 .
  2. 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 .
  3. 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. 2022; :. doi: 10.1111/add.16022. PubMed PMID:36084928 .
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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. 2022; :1-10. doi: 10.1159/000525456. PubMed PMID:35947971 .
  7. 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 .
  8. 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 .
  9. Furák, J, Barta, Z, Lantos, J, Németh, T, Pécsy, B, Buzás, A et al.. Intubálással biztosított spontán légzés módszerével elvégzett sublobaris tüdőreszekciók korai műtét utáni eredményei. Új műtéti eljárás. Magy Seb. 2022;75 (2):117-120. doi: 10.1556/1046.2022.20005. PubMed PMID:35895541 .
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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 .
  13. 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.
  14. Lantos, JD. The moral risk of methodological purity. Acta Paediatr. 2022;111 (8):1474-1475. doi: 10.1111/apa.16382. PubMed PMID:35644935 .
  15. 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 .
  16. Lantos, J, Németh, T, Barta, Z, Szabó, Z, Paróczai, D, Varga, E et al.. Pathophysiological Advantages of Spontaneous Ventilation. Front Surg. 2022;9 :822560. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2022.822560. PubMed PMID:35360436 PubMed Central PMC8963892.
  17. Janvier, A, Barrington, K, Lantos, J. Next generation sequencing in neonatology: what does it mean for the next generation?. Hum Genet. 2022;141 (5):1027-1034. doi: 10.1007/s00439-022-02438-9. PubMed PMID:35348890 .
  18. Fabo, C, Oszlanyi, A, Lantos, J, Rarosi, F, Horvath, T, Barta, Z et al.. Non-intubated Thoracoscopic Surgery-Tips and Tricks From Anesthesiological Aspects: A Mini Review. Front Surg. 2021;8 :818456. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2021.818456. PubMed PMID:35223971 PubMed Central PMC8873170.
  19. Federico, CA, Heagerty, PJ, Lantos, J, O'Rourke, P, Rahimzadeh, V, Sugarman, J et al.. Ethical and epistemic issues in the design and conduct of pragmatic stepped-wedge cluster randomized clinical trials. Contemp Clin Trials. 2022;115 :106703. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2022.106703. PubMed PMID:35176501 PubMed Central PMC9272561.
  20. Furák, J, Barta, Z, Lantos, J, Ottlakán, A, Németh, T, Pécsy, B et al.. Better intraoperative cardiopulmonary stability and similar postoperative results of spontaneous ventilation combined with intubation than non-intubated thoracic surgery. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;70 (6):559-565. doi: 10.1007/s11748-021-01768-1. PubMed PMID:34985733 .
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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. 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 .
  2. Mercurio, M, Cofano, E, Familiari, F, Corona, K, Cerciello, S, Gasparini, G et al.. The 50 Highest Cited Papers on Shoulder Arthroplasty. Healthcare (Basel). 2022;10 (10):. doi: 10.3390/healthcare10102000. PubMed PMID:36292447 PubMed Central PMC9602479.
  3. Mercurio, M, de Filippis, R, Spina, G, De Fazio, P, Segura-Garcia, C, Galasso, O et al.. The use of antidepressants is linked to bone loss: A systematic review and metanalysis. Orthop Rev (Pavia). 2022;14 (6):38564. doi: 10.52965/001c.38564. PubMed PMID:36267210 PubMed Central PMC9568413.
  4. Forman, JL, Mercurio, MG. Vulvar Pruritus in Postmenopausal Diabetic Women With Candidiasis Secondary to Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter Receptor-2 Inhibitors. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2022; :. doi: 10.1097/LGT.0000000000000704. PubMed PMID:36129363 .
  5. Tomtschik, J, Sabogal, E, Singh, P, Mercurio, MG. Regional disparities in the dermatology workforce: A longitudinal analysis of American Medical Association workforce data. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2022.08.029. PubMed PMID:36007689 .
  6. Corona, K, Cerciello, S, Vasso, M, Toro, G, D'Ambrosi, R, Pola, E et al.. Age over 50 does not predict results in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Orthop Rev (Pavia). 2022;14 (2):37310. doi: 10.52965/001c.37310. PubMed PMID:35909418 PubMed Central PMC9329056.
  7. Mercurio, M, Galasso, O, Familiari, F, Iannò, B, Bruno, CF, Castioni, D et al.. Trend of Perioperative CRP (C-Reactive Protein) Levels in Non-Infected Total Knee Arthroplasty. Orthop Rev (Pavia). 2022;14 (4):36589. doi: 10.52965/001c.36589. PubMed PMID:35782199 PubMed Central PMC9242728.
  8. Mercurio, M, Castioni, D, Cosentino, O, Familiari, F, Iannò, B, Gasparini, G et al.. Revision surgery for periprosthetic elbow infection: eradication rate, complications, and functional outcomes-a systematic review. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2022; :. doi: 10.1007/s00402-022-04512-3. PubMed PMID:35776175 .
  9. Ciolli, G, Proietti, L, Mercurio, M, Corona, K, Maccauro, G, Schiavone Panni, A et al.. Return to sport following distal femur osteotomy: a systematic review. Orthop Rev (Pavia). 2022;14 (2):33774. doi: 10.52965/001c.33774. PubMed PMID:35774926 PubMed Central PMC9239358.
  10. Mercurio, M, Gasparini, G, Familiari, F, Castioni, D, Galasso, O. Outcomes of Bi-unicompartmental Versus Total Knee Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Medial and Lateral Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Comparative Studies. Indian J Orthop. 2022;56 (6):963-972. doi: 10.1007/s43465-022-00628-1. PubMed PMID:35669030 PubMed Central PMC9123098.
  11. de Filippis, R, Mercurio, M, Spina, G, De Fazio, P, Segura-Garcia, C, Familiari, F et al.. Antidepressants and Vertebral and Hip Risk Fracture: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Healthcare (Basel). 2022;10 (5):. doi: 10.3390/healthcare10050803. PubMed PMID:35627940 PubMed Central PMC9140335.
  12. Mercurio, MR. Priorities, Professional Humility, and Communication in the Setting of Medical Uncertainty. Pediatrics. 2022;149 (6):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-056737. PubMed PMID:35603513 .
  13. Prigioniero, A, Zuzolo, D, Niinemets, Ü, Postiglione, A, Mercurio, M, Izzo, F et al.. Particulate matter and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon uptake in relation to leaf surface functional traits in Mediterranean evergreens: Potentials for air phytoremediation. J Hazard Mater. 2022;435 :129029. doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.129029. PubMed PMID:35525010 .
  14. Havlik, JL, Mercurio, MR, Hull, SC. The Case for Ethical Efficiency: A System That Has Run Out of Time. Hastings Cent Rep. 2022;52 (2):14-20. doi: 10.1002/hast.1351. PubMed PMID:35476354 .
  15. Mercurio, M, Gasparini, G, Sanzo, V, Familiari, F, Castioni, D, Galasso, O et al.. Cemented Total Knee Arthroplasty Shows Less Blood Loss but a Higher Rate of Aseptic Loosening Compared With Cementless Fixation: An Updated Meta-Analysis of Comparative Studies. J Arthroplasty. 2022;37 (9):1879-1887.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2022.04.013. PubMed PMID:35452802 .
  16. Tolchin, B, Bruce, L, Mercurio, M, Latham, SR. A Hub and Spoke Model for Improving Access and Standardizing Ethics Consultations Across a Large Healthcare System. Am J Bioeth. 2022;22 (4):42-45. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2022.2044551. PubMed PMID:35420520 .
  17. Gasparini, G, Castioni, D, Spina, G, Familiari, F, Galasso, O, Mercurio, M et al.. The use of a surgical helmet system with a high-efficiency particulate air filter as possible protection equipment during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic: a double-blinded randomized control study. Int Orthop. 2022;46 (6):1233-1240. doi: 10.1007/s00264-022-05371-8. PubMed PMID:35292837 PubMed Central PMC8923968.
  18. Mercurio, M, Corona, K, Galasso, O, Cerciello, S, Morris, BJ, Guerra, G et al.. Soccer players show the highest seasonal groin pain prevalence and the longest time loss from sport among 500 athletes from major team sports. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2022;30 (6):2149-2157. doi: 10.1007/s00167-022-06924-5. PubMed PMID:35258646 .
  19. Drago, MJ, Shabanova, V, Hochreiter, D, Grossman, M, Mercurio, M. Does Maternal Incarceration Impact Infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome?. Matern Child Health J. 2022;26 (5):1095-1103. doi: 10.1007/s10995-021-03356-4. PubMed PMID:35088297 .
  20. Robustelli Test, E, Sena, P, Locatelli, AG, Carugno, A, di Mercurio, M, Moggio, E et al.. RNAscope in situ hybridization and RT-PCR for detection of SARS-CoV-2 in chilblain-like lesions: A clinical, laboratory and histopathological study. Pediatr Dermatol. 2022;39 (1):77-83. doi: 10.1111/pde.14903. PubMed PMID:34989043 .
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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. Duchet, C, Mitchell, CJ, McIntyre, JK, Stark, JD. Chronic toxicity of three formulations of neonicotinoid insecticides and their mixture on two daphniid species: Daphnia magna and Ceriodaphnia dubia. Aquat Toxicol. 2022;254 :106351. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2022.106351. PubMed PMID:36423469 .
  2. Prada, G, Pustavoitau, A, Koenig, S, Mitchell, C, Stainback, RF, Díaz-Gómez, JL et al.. Focused Cardiac Ultrasonography for Right Ventricular Size and Systolic Function. N Engl J Med. 2022;387 (21):e52. doi: 10.1056/NEJMvcm2004089. PubMed PMID:36416769 .
  3. Tattersall, MC, Dasiewicz, AS, McClelland, RL, Jarjour, NN, Korcarz, CE, Mitchell, CC et al.. Persistent Asthma Is Associated With Carotid Plaque in MESA. J Am Heart Assoc. 2022; :e026644. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.122.026644. PubMed PMID:36416156 .
  4. Nanayakkara, R, Gurung, R, Rodgers, SJ, Eramo, MJ, Ramm, G, Mitchell, CA et al.. Autophagic lysosome reformation in health and disease. Autophagy. 2022; :1-18. doi: 10.1080/15548627.2022.2128019. PubMed PMID:36409033 .
  5. Peters, SC, Childers, KC, Mitchell, CE, Avery, NG, Reese, SS Jr, Mitchell, C et al.. Stable binding to phosphatidylserine-containing membranes requires conserved arginine residues in tandem C domains of blood coagulation factor VIII. Front Mol Biosci. 2022;9 :1040106. doi: 10.3389/fmolb.2022.1040106. PubMed PMID:36387287 PubMed Central PMC9643838.
  6. Mitchell, CM, Larson, JC, Crandall, CJ, Bhasin, S, LaCroix, AZ, Ensrud, KE et al.. Association of Vaginal Estradiol Tablet With Serum Estrogen Levels in Women Who Are Postmenopausal: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5 (11):e2241743. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.41743. PubMed PMID:36374501 .
  7. Meaney, C, Stroer, K, Perdue, M, Walker, J, Umar, M, Mitchell, C et al.. Use of YEARS Algorithm in Military Health Care Beneficiaries to Evaluate Use of Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiography. Mil Med. 2022; :. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usac332. PubMed PMID:36350772 .
  8. Boulanger, M, Mitchell, C, Zhong, J, Hsu, M. Financial toxicity in lung cancer. Front Oncol. 2022;12 :1004102. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2022.1004102. PubMed PMID:36338686 PubMed Central PMC9634168.
  9. Bluemer-Miroite, S, Potter, K, Blanton, E, Simmonds, G, Mitchell, C, Barnaby, K et al.. "Nothing for Us Without Us": An Evaluation of Patient Engagement in an HIV Care Improvement Collaborative in the Caribbean. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2022;10 (3):. doi: 10.9745/GHSP-D-21-00390. PubMed PMID:36332062 PubMed Central PMC9242602.
  10. Mitchell, CL, Cler, GJ, Fager, SK, Contessa, P, Roy, SH, De Luca, G et al.. Ability-Based Methods for Personalized Keyboard Generation. Multimodal Technol Interact. 2022;6 (8):. doi: 10.3390/mti6080067. PubMed PMID:36313956 PubMed Central PMC9608338.
  11. Pearson, A, Gafner, S, Rider, CV, Embry, M, Ferguson, SS, Mitchell, CA et al.. Plant vs. Kidney: Evaluating Nephrotoxicity of Botanicals with the Latest Toxicological Tools. Curr Opin Toxicol. 2022;32 :. doi: 10.1016/j.cotox.2022.100371. PubMed PMID:36311298 PubMed Central PMC9601601.
  12. Happel, AU, Sivro, A, Liebenberg, L, Passmore, JA, Mitchell, CM. Considerations for Choosing Soluble Immune Markers to Determine Safety of Novel Vaginal Products. Front Reprod Health. 2022;4 :899277. doi: 10.3389/frph.2022.899277. PubMed PMID:36303630 PubMed Central PMC9580790.
  13. Vojtech, JM, Mitchell, CL, Raiff, L, Kline, JC, De Luca, G. Prediction of Voice Fundamental Frequency and Intensity from Surface Electromyographic Signals of the Face and Neck. Vibration. 2022;5 (4):692-710. doi: 10.3390/vibration5040041. PubMed PMID:36299552 PubMed Central PMC9592063.
  14. Yockey, LJ, Hussain, FA, Bergerat, A, Reissis, A, Worrall, D, Xu, J et al.. Screening and characterization of vaginal fluid donations for vaginal microbiota transplantation. Sci Rep. 2022;12 (1):17948. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-22873-y. PubMed PMID:36289360 PubMed Central PMC9606370.
  15. Mitchell, CL, Cler, GJ, Fager, SK, Contessa, P, Roy, SH, De Luca, G et al.. Ability-based Keyboards for Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Understanding How Individuals' Movement Patterns Translate to More Efficient Keyboards: Methods to Generate Keyboards Tailored to User-specific Motor Abilities. Ext Abstr Hum Factors Computing Syst. 2022;2022 :. doi: 10.1145/3491101.3519845. PubMed PMID:36287777 PubMed Central PMC9589473.
  16. Kerr, J, Bullock, NAA, Burton, K, Mitchell, C, Harris, L, Combs, R et al.. Predictors of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Awareness among African American Young Adults in Louisville, Kentucky. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2022;33 (3):1419-1431. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2022.0121. PubMed PMID:36245172 .
  17. Mehra, N, Varmeziar, A, Chen, X, Kronick, O, Fisher, R, Kota, V et al.. Cross-Domain Text Mining to Predict Adverse Events from Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia. Cancers (Basel). 2022;14 (19):. doi: 10.3390/cancers14194686. PubMed PMID:36230609 PubMed Central PMC9563938.
  18. Ali, IM, Tchuenkam, VPK, Colton, M, Stittleburg, V, Mitchell, C, Gaither, C et al.. Arboviruses as an unappreciated cause of non-malarial acute febrile illness in the Dschang Health District of western Cameroon. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16 (10):e0010790. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010790. PubMed PMID:36223421 PubMed Central PMC9591055.
  19. Mukaddim, RA, Weichmann, AM, Taylor, R, Hacker, TA, Pier, T, Hardin, J et al.. In Vivo Longitudinal Monitoring of Cardiac Remodeling in Murine Ischemia Models With Adaptive Bayesian Regularized Cardiac Strain Imaging: Validation Against Histology. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2022.07.012. PubMed PMID:36184393 .
  20. Wanigatunga, AA, Chiu, V, Cai, Y, Urbanek, JK, Mitchell, CM, Miller, ER 3rd et al.. Patterns of Daily Physical Movement, Chronic Inflammation, and Frailty Incidence. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2022; :. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000003048. PubMed PMID:36170549 .
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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. Hakmi, H, Moreno, J, Petrone, P, Sohail, AH, Burbano, G, Sbayi, S et al.. Crossing borders to change lives: Surgical mission amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Cir Esp (Engl Ed). 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.cireng.2022.11.004. PubMed PMID:36410642 .
  2. Moreno, JA, Kosel, J. Current-induced zero-field domain wall depinning in cylindrical nanowires. Sci Rep. 2022;12 (1):19510. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-22623-0. PubMed PMID:36376397 PubMed Central PMC9663574.
  3. Albert-Belda, E, Hinojosa, MB, Laudicina, VA, Moreno, JM. Soil biogeochemistry and microbial community dynamics in Pinus pinaster Ait. forests subjected to increased fire frequency. Sci Total Environ. 2022;858 (Pt 2):159912. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.159912. PubMed PMID:36336047 .
  4. Lima da Silva, G, Cortez-Dias, N, Nunes Ferreira, A, Nakar, E, Francisco, R, Pereira, M et al.. Impact of different activation wavefronts on ischemic myocardial scar electrophysiological properties during high-density ventricular tachycardia mapping and ablation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022; :. doi: 10.1111/jce.15740. PubMed PMID:36335623 .
  5. Bohn, A, Moreno, JJ, Thuéry, P, Robert, M, Rivada Wheelaghan, O. Electrocatalytic CO2 reduction with a binuclear bis-terpyridine pyrazole-bridged cobalt complex. Chemistry. 2022; :. doi: 10.1002/chem.202202361. PubMed PMID:36330884 .
  6. MacQuiddy, B, Moreno, JA, Kusick, B, McGrath, S. Assessment of risk factors in dogs with presumptive advanced canine cognitive dysfunction. Front Vet Sci. 2022;9 :958488. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2022.958488. PubMed PMID:36330158 PubMed Central PMC9622924.
  7. Cano-Gamez, E, Burnham, KL, Goh, C, Allcock, A, Malick, ZH, Overend, L et al.. An immune dysfunction score for stratification of patients with acute infection based on whole-blood gene expression. Sci Transl Med. 2022;14 (669):eabq4433. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.abq4433. PubMed PMID:36322631 PubMed Central PMC7613832.
  8. San Agustín, A, Asín-Prieto, G, Moreno, JC, Oliviero, A, Pons, JL. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Following a Paired Associative Stimulation Protocol Based on a Video Game Neuromodulates Cortical Excitability and Motor Behavior. Biomedicines. 2022;10 (10):. doi: 10.3390/biomedicines10102632. PubMed PMID:36289893 PubMed Central PMC9599957.
  9. Grilo, CM, Lydecker, JA, Fineberg, SK, Moreno, JO, Ivezaj, V, Gueorguieva, R et al.. Naltrexone-Bupropion and Behavior Therapy, Alone and Combined, for Binge-Eating Disorder: Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial. Am J Psychiatry. 2022; :appiajp20220267. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.20220267. PubMed PMID:36285406 .
  10. Jhawar, N, Moreno, JCL, Chirila, R. A Review of Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis. Rom J Intern Med. 2022; :. doi: 10.2478/rjim-2022-0018. PubMed PMID:36278951 .
  11. Hrzic, R, Davidovitch, N, Barros, H, Lopes, H, Moreno, JMM, Mason-Jones, AJ et al.. ASPHER Statement: Facing the Fourth Winter of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Public Health Rev. 2022;43 :1605395. doi: 10.3389/phrs.2022.1605395. PubMed PMID:36267593 PubMed Central PMC9578432.
  12. Middleton, J, Davidovitch, N, Barros, H, Lopes, H, Moreno, JMM, Mason-Jones, AJ et al.. ASPHER Statement: Planning for Winter 2022-23. Public Health Rev. 2022;43 :1605394. doi: 10.3389/phrs.2022.1605394. PubMed PMID:36267592 PubMed Central PMC9578316.
  13. Reid, AG, Hooe, SL, Moreno, JJ, Dickie, DA, Machan, CW. Homogeneous Electrocatalytic Reduction of CO2 by a CrN3O Complex: Electronic Coupling with a Redox-Active Terpyridine Fragment Favors Selectivity for CO. Inorg Chem. 2022;61 (43):16963-16970. doi: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.2c02013. PubMed PMID:36260749 .
  14. Ogawa, M, Carmona-Jiménez, P, García-Martínez, T, Jorrín-Novo, JV, Moreno, J, Rey, MD et al.. Use of yeast biocapsules as a fungal-based immobilized cell technology for Indian Pale Ale-type beer brewing. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2022;106 (22):7615-7625. doi: 10.1007/s00253-022-12239-9. PubMed PMID:36260099 .
  15. Daneshjoo, S, Park, JY, Moreno, J, Rosenfeld, M, Darvas, M, Ladiges, W et al.. A mouse model of naturally occurring age-related cognitive impairment. Aging Pathobiol Ther. 2022;4 (3):87-89. doi: 10.31491/apt.2022.09.090. PubMed PMID:36250162 PubMed Central PMC9562129.
  16. Guerra, CA, Berdugo, M, Eldridge, DJ, Eisenhauer, N, Singh, BK, Cui, H et al.. Global hotspots for soil nature conservation. Nature. 2022;610 (7933):693-698. doi: 10.1038/s41586-022-05292-x. PubMed PMID:36224389 .
  17. Lora-Millan, JS, Sanchez-Cuesta, FJ, Romero, JP, Moreno, JC, Rocon, E. A unilateral robotic knee exoskeleton to assess the role of natural gait assistance in hemiparetic patients. J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2022;19 (1):109. doi: 10.1186/s12984-022-01088-2. PubMed PMID:36209096 PubMed Central PMC9548210.
  18. Costa-Gómez, I, Suarez-Suarez, M, Moreno, JM, Moreno-Grau, S, Negral, L, Arroyo-Manzanares, N et al.. A novel application of thermogravimetry-mass spectrometry for polystyrene quantification in the PM10 and PM2.5 fractions of airborne microplastics. Sci Total Environ. 2023;856 (Pt 2):159041. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.159041. PubMed PMID:36174703 .
  19. Pascual-Valdunciel, A, Lopo-Martinez, V, Sendra-Arranz, R, Gonzalez-Sanchez, M, Perez-Sanchez, JR, Grandas, F et al.. Prediction of Pathological Tremor Signals Using Long Short-Term Memory Neural Networks. IEEE J Biomed Health Inform. 2022;PP :. doi: 10.1109/JBHI.2022.3209316. PubMed PMID:36170410 .
  20. Moreno, J, Gross, ML, Becker, J, Hereth, B, Shortland, ND 3rd, Evans, NG et al.. The ethics of AI-assisted warfighter enhancement research and experimentation: Historical perspectives and ethical challenges. Front Big Data. 2022;5 :978734. doi: 10.3389/fdata.2022.978734. PubMed PMID:36156934 PubMed Central PMC9500287.
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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. Ross, L. Gender Representation Among Physician Authors of Practice Guidelines Developed, Endorsed, or Affirmed by the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology. 2022; :. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000201708. PubMed PMID:36396452 .
  2. Ross, L, Proudman, S, Walker, J, Stevens, W, Ferdowsi, N, Quinlivan, A et al.. Evaluation of patient and physician assessments of gastrointestinal disease activity in systemic sclerosis. J Rheumatol. 2022; :. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.220832. PubMed PMID:36379565 .
  3. Freed, SA, Sprague, BN, Ross, LA. Does the association between objective and subjective memory vary by age among healthy older adults?. Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn. 2022; :1-14. doi: 10.1080/13825585.2022.2143471. PubMed PMID:36353743 .
  4. Ross, L, Nikpour, M, D'Aoust, J, Khanna, D, Merkel, PA, Pauling, JD et al.. Patient and physician global assessments of disease status in systemic sclerosis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2022; :. doi: 10.1002/acr.25056. PubMed PMID:36342397 .
  5. Nicholson, JS, Hudak, EM, Phillips, CB, Chanti-Ketterl, M, O'Brien, JL, Ross, LA et al.. The Preventing Alzheimer's with Cognitive Training (PACT) randomized clinical trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2022;123 :106978. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2022.106978. PubMed PMID:36341846 .
  6. Salway, T, Rich, AJ, Ferlatte, O, Gesink, D, Ross, LE, Bränström, R et al.. Preventable mortality among sexual minority Canadians. SSM Popul Health. 2022;20 :101276. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2022.101276. PubMed PMID:36337988 PubMed Central PMC9634359.
  7. Davis, DN, Ross, LK, Feng, Z, Imber, R, Hogan, C, Young, HL et al.. Preincision versus postincision frequent door openings during total joint arthroplasty. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2022;2 (1):e2. doi: 10.1017/ash.2021.247. PubMed PMID:36310772 PubMed Central PMC9614879.
  8. Ross, L, Patel, S, Stevens, W, Burns, A, Prior, D, La Gerche, A et al.. The clinical implications of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in systemic sclerosis. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2022;40 (10):1986-1992. doi: 10.55563/clinexprheumatol/irc0ih. PubMed PMID:36259603 .
  9. Makrides, T, Ross, L, Gosling, C, O'Meara, P. A conceptual framework for the exploration of the relationship between systems of paramedicine and system performance. Australas Emerg Care. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.auec.2022.09.004. PubMed PMID:36243677 .
  10. Ortiz-Medina, JF, Yuncu, B, Ross, L, Elkins, B. The importance of proper pH adjustment and control to achieve complete in situ enhanced reductive dechlorination. Integr Environ Assess Manag. 2022; :. doi: 10.1002/ieam.4696. PubMed PMID:36239064 .
  11. Geyer, CE Jr, Garber, JE, Gelber, RD, Yothers, G, Taboada, M, Ross, L et al.. Overall survival in the OlympiA phase III trial of adjuvant olaparib in patients with germline pathogenic variants in BRCA1/2 and high-risk, early breast cancer. Ann Oncol. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.annonc.2022.09.159. PubMed PMID:36228963 .
  12. Noohi, F, Ross, LF. Clarifying the Blurry Boundaries between Research and Clinical Care. Am J Bioeth. 2022;22 (10):96-98. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2022.2110977. PubMed PMID:36170083 .
  13. Ross, LF. Expounding on shared decision-making in pediatrics. J Pediatr. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2022.09.016. PubMed PMID:36130637 .
  14. Ross, LF. Is it reasonable to demand reasons in pediatric decision-making?. J Pediatr. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2022.09.015. PubMed PMID:36122697 .
  15. Bartlett, AH, Ross, LF. 50 Years Ago in TheJournalofPediatrics: Public Health Redux. J Pediatr. 2022;248 :38. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2022.06.035. PubMed PMID:36116855 .
  16. McAuley, EA, MacLaughlin, HL, Hannan-Jones, MT, King, N, Ross, LJ. Effectiveness of diet quality indices in measuring a change in diet quality over time: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Nutr Rev. 2022; :. doi: 10.1093/nutrit/nuac063. PubMed PMID:36102824 .
  17. Baloh, RH, Johnson, JP, Avalos, P, Allred, P, Svendsen, S, Gowing, G et al.. Transplantation of human neural progenitor cells secreting GDNF into the spinal cord of patients with ALS: a phase 1/2a trial. Nat Med. 2022;28 (9):1813-1822. doi: 10.1038/s41591-022-01956-3. PubMed PMID:36064599 PubMed Central PMC9499868.
  18. Martin, CT, Holton, KJ, Elder, BD, Fogelson, JL, Mikula, AL, Kleck, CJ et al.. Catastrophic acute failure of pelvic fixation in adult spinal deformity requiring revision surgery: a multicenter review of incidence, failure mechanisms, and risk factors. J Neurosurg Spine. 2022; :1-9. doi: 10.3171/2022.6.SPINE211559. PubMed PMID:36057123 .
  19. Ross, LA, Molholm, S, Butler, JS, Bene, VAD, Foxe, JJ. Neural correlates of multisensory enhancement in audiovisual narrative speech perception: A fMRI investigation. Neuroimage. 2022;263 :119598. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2022.119598. PubMed PMID:36049699 .
  20. Ross, L, Neergaard, MA, Petersen, MA, Groenvold, M. The quality of end-of-life care for Danish cancer patients who have received non-specialized palliative care: a national survey using the Danish version of VOICES-SF. Support Care Cancer. 2022;30 (11):9507-9516. doi: 10.1007/s00520-022-07302-0. PubMed PMID:35982298 .
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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. Klepper, M, Clark, KD, Bosse, JD, Kerbyson, M, Roy, E, Rushton, CH et al.. State-level anti-transgender policies in conflict with core principles of nursing: An educator call to action. Nurse Educ Today. 2022;119 :105608. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2022.105608. PubMed PMID:36327788 .
  2. Rushton, CK, Dreval, K, Morin, RD. Concerning data inconsistencies in Burkitt lymphoma genome study. Blood. 2022; :. doi: 10.1182/blood.2022016505. PubMed PMID:36302254 .
  3. Welford, J, Rafferty, R, Hunt, K, Short, D, Duncan, L, Ward, A et al.. The Clinical Frailty Scale can indicate prognosis and care requirements on discharge in oncology and haemato-oncology inpatients: A cohort study. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2022; :e13752. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13752. PubMed PMID:36286099 .
  4. Swavely, D, Romig, B, Weissinger, G, Holtz, H, Alderfer, M, Lynn, L et al.. The Impact of Traumatic Stress, Resilience, and Threats to Core Values on Nurses During a Pandemic. J Nurs Adm. 2022;52 (10):525-535. doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000001194. PubMed PMID:36166631 PubMed Central PMC9512236.
  5. Sullivan, DR, Iyer, AS, Enguidanos, S, Cox, CE, Farquhar, M, Janssen, DJA et al.. Palliative Care Early in the Care Continuum among Patients with Serious Respiratory Illness: An Official ATS/AAHPM/HPNA/SWHPN Policy Statement. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2022;206 (6):e44-e69. doi: 10.1164/rccm.202207-1262ST. PubMed PMID:36112774 .
  6. McGeehan, CB, Rushton, CH. Ethical Challenges and Implications of Deactivating Mechanical Circulatory Support for Patients With Preserved Cognitive Function. AACN Adv Crit Care. 2022;33 (3):289-296. doi: 10.4037/aacnacc2022757. PubMed PMID:36067263 .
  7. Rushton, CH, Boston-Leary, K. Nurses suffering in silence: Addressing the stigma of mental health in nursing and healthcare. Nurs Manage. 2022;53 (8):7-11. doi: 10.1097/01.NUMA.0000853148.17873.77. PubMed PMID:35913813 .
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  11. Ramesh, RG, Bigdeli, A, Rushton, C, Rosenbaum, JN. CNViz: An R/Shiny Application for Interactive Copy Number Variant Visualization in Cancer. J Pathol Inform. 2022;13 :100089. doi: 10.1016/j.jpi.2022.100089. PubMed PMID:35251754 PubMed Central PMC8888957.
  12. Yang, Z, Tate, JE, Rushton, CE, Morganti, E, Shepherd, SP. Detecting candidate high NOx emitting light commercial vehicles using vehicle emission remote sensing. Sci Total Environ. 2022;823 :153699. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.153699. PubMed PMID:35152004 .
  13. Spilg, EG, Rushton, CH, Phillips, JL, Kendzerska, T, Saad, M, Gifford, W et al.. The new frontline: exploring the links between moral distress, moral resilience and mental health in healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. BMC Psychiatry. 2022;22 (1):19. doi: 10.1186/s12888-021-03637-w. PubMed PMID:34991514 PubMed Central PMC8734541.
  14. Schlak, AE, Rosa, WE, Rushton, CH, Poghosyan, L, Root, MC, McHugh, MD et al.. An expanded institutional- and national-level blueprint to address nurse burnout and moral suffering amid the evolving pandemic. Nurs Manage. 2022;53 (1):16-27. doi: 10.1097/01.NUMA.0000805032.15402.b3. PubMed PMID:34979524 PubMed Central PMC8769498.
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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. Benedetti, DJ, Marron, JM, Thomas, SM, Caruso Brown, AE, Pyke-Grimm, KA, Johnson, LM et al.. Words Matter. J Clin Oncol. 2022; :JCO2201056. doi: 10.1200/JCO.22.01056. PubMed PMID:36150097 .
  2. 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 .
  3. 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.
  4. 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 .
  5. 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.
  6. 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 .
  7. 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.
  8. 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 .
  9. 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.
  10. 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 .
  11. 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 .
  12. 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 .
  13. Unguru, Y. Funerals. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018;65 (7):e27059. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27059. PubMed PMID:29603578 .
  14. 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 .
  15. Unguru, Y. Speed and Safety in Drug Approval and Commercialization. Pediatrics. 2017;140 (5):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-0791. PubMed PMID:29021234 .
  16. 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.
  17. 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 .
  18. 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 .
  19. 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 .
  20. 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 .
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