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. 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 .
  2. Sun, BZ, Wightman, A, Diekema, DS. Caregiver COVID-19 vaccination for solid organ transplant candidates. Am J Transplant. 2022; :. doi: 10.1111/ajt.17078. PubMed PMID:35485987 PubMed Central PMC9111252.
  3. 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.
  4. Wightman, A, Goldberg, A, Diekema, D. Considering a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for pediatric kidney transplant candidates. Pediatr Nephrol. 2022; :. doi: 10.1007/s00467-022-05511-7. PubMed PMID:35333972 PubMed Central PMC8949834.
  5. 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 .
  6. 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.
  7. 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 .
  8. Rock, C, Abosi, O, Bleasdale, S, Colligan, E, Diekema, DJ, Dullabh, P et al.. Clinical Decision Support Systems to Reduce Unnecessary Clostridoides difficile Testing Across Multiple Hospitals. Clin Infect Dis. 2022; :. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciac074. PubMed PMID:35100620 .
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Kakiuchi, S, Livorsi, DJ, Perencevich, EN, Diekema, DJ, Ince, D, Prasidthrathsint, K et al.. Days of Antibiotic Spectrum Coverage (DASC): A Novel Metric for Inpatient Antibiotic Consumption. Clin Infect Dis. 2021; :. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab1034. PubMed PMID:34910130 .
  12. 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.
  13. Claeys, KC, Trautner, BW, Leekha, S, Coffey, KC, Crnich, CJ, Diekema, D et al.. Optimal Urine Culture Diagnostic Stewardship Practice- Results from an Expert Modified-Delphi Procedure. Clin Infect Dis. 2021; :. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab987. PubMed PMID:34849637 .
  14. Coffey, KC, Diekema, DJ, Morgan, DJ. Interpreting SARS-CoV-2 Test Results. JAMA. 2021;326 (15):1528-1529. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.16146. PubMed PMID:34533581 .
  15. Abosi, OJ, Kobayashi, T, Holley, S, Kukla, ME, Dains, A, Alsuhaibani, M et al.. Stable Clostridioides difficile infection rates after the discontinuation of ultraviolet light for terminal disinfection at a tertiary care center, Iowa 2019-2020. Am J Infect Control. 2021;49 (12):1567-1568. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2021.08.005. PubMed PMID:34400244 .
  16. Alsuhaibani, MA, Dains, A, Kobayashi, T, Sheeler, LL, Trannel, A, Holley, S et al.. Bat intrusions at a tertiary care center in Iowa, 2018-2020. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021; :1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.355. PubMed PMID:34396947 .
  17. Curren, EJ, Lutgring, JD, Kabbani, S, Diekema, DJ, Gitterman, S, Lautenbach, E et al.. Advancing Diagnostic Stewardship for Healthcare-Associated Infections, Antibiotic Resistance, and Sepsis. Clin Infect Dis. 2022;74 (4):723-728. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab672. PubMed PMID:34346494 .
  18. Kobayashi, T, Ortiz, ME, Imborek, KL, Alsuhaibani, M, Holley, SA, Trannel, A et al.. Suspected COVID-19 Reinfections at a Tertiary Care Center, Iowa, 2020. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021;8 (7):ofab188. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofab188. PubMed PMID:34322564 PubMed Central PMC8083313.
  19. Trannel, AM, Kobayashi, T, Dains, A, Abosi, OJ, Jenn, KE, Meacham, H et al.. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) incidence after exposures in shared patient rooms in a tertiary-care center in Iowa, July 2020-May 2021. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021; :1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.313. PubMed PMID:34250882 PubMed Central PMC8326672.
  20. Ortiz, ME, Kobayashi, T, Imborek, K, Alsuhaibani, M, Holley, S, Trannel, A et al.. Molecular epidemiology of large coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) clusters before and after the implementation of routine serial testing at an academic medical center in Iowa, 2020. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021;42 (12):1514-1516. doi: 10.1017/ice.2021.301. PubMed PMID:34229775 PubMed Central PMC8267241.
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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. 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.
  2. Hsu, AT, Crawford, T, Zhou, X, Safar, B, Efron, J, Atallah, C et al.. Decreasing Readmission After Ileostomy Creation Through a Perioperative Quality Improvement Program. Dis Colon Rectum. 2022; :. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000002256. PubMed PMID:35421028 .
  3. 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.
  4. Hribkova, H, Svoboda, O, Bartecku, E, Zelinkova, J, Horinkova, J, Lacinova, L et al.. Clozapine Reverses Dysfunction of Glutamatergic Neurons Derived From Clozapine-Responsive Schizophrenia Patients. Front Cell Neurosci. 2022;16 :830757. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2022.830757. PubMed PMID:35281293 PubMed Central PMC8904748.
  5. Moore, KS, Moore, R, Fulmer, DB, Guo, L, Gensemer, C, Stairley, R et al.. DCHS1, Lix1L, and the Septin Cytoskeleton: Molecular and Developmental Etiology of Mitral Valve Prolapse. J Cardiovasc Dev Dis. 2022;9 (2):. doi: 10.3390/jcdd9020062. PubMed PMID:35200715 PubMed Central PMC8874669.
  6. Diaz, C, Glover, JC. The Vestibular Column in the Mouse: A Rhombomeric Perspective. Front Neuroanat. 2021;15 :806815. doi: 10.3389/fnana.2021.806815. PubMed PMID:35173589 PubMed Central PMC8842660.
  7. Han, DS, Bock, ME, Glover, JJ, Vemulakonda, VM. Outcomes of dialysis in neonates with anuric end-stage renal disease at birth: ethical considerations. J Perinatol. 2022; :. doi: 10.1038/s41372-022-01328-2. PubMed PMID:35121797 .
  8. Del-Pozo, J, Headon, DJ, Glover, JD, Azar, A, Schuepbach-Mallepell, S, Bhutta, MF et al.. The EDA-deficient mouse has Zymbal's gland hypoplasia and acute otitis externa. Dis Model Mech. 2022;15 (3):. doi: 10.1242/dmm.049034. PubMed PMID:35107126 PubMed Central PMC8990926.
  9. Zeini, D, Glover, JC, Knudsen, KD, Nyström, B. Influence of Lysine and TRITC Conjugation on the Size and Structure of Dextran Nanoconjugates with Potential for Biomolecule Delivery to Neurons. ACS Appl Bio Mater. 2021;4 (9):6832-6842. doi: 10.1021/acsabm.1c00544. PubMed PMID:35006983 .
  10. Li, J, Glover, JD, Zhang, H, Peng, M, Tan, J, Mallick, CB et al.. Limb development genes underlie variation in human fingerprint patterns. Cell. 2022;185 (1):95-112.e18. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2021.12.008. PubMed PMID:34995520 PubMed Central PMC8740935.
  11. Fultz, R, Ticer, T, Glover, J, Stripe, L, Engevik, MA. Select Streptococci Can Degrade Candida Mannan To Facilitate Growth. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2022;88 (4):e0223721. doi: 10.1128/aem.02237-21. PubMed PMID:34936835 PubMed Central PMC8863070.
  12. Morningstar, JE, Gensemer, C, Moore, R, Fulmer, D, Beck, TC, Wang, C et al.. Mitral Valve Prolapse Induces Regionalized Myocardial Fibrosis. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021;10 (24):e022332. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.121.022332. PubMed PMID:34873924 PubMed Central PMC9075228.
  13. Glover, J, Ariefdjohan, M, Fritsch, SL. #KidsAnxiety and the Digital World. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2022;31 (1):71-90. doi: 10.1016/j.chc.2021.06.004. PubMed PMID:34801156 .
  14. Szabo, A, Akkouh, IA, Vandenberghe, M, Osete, JR, Hughes, T, Heine, V et al.. A human iPSC-astroglia neurodevelopmental model reveals divergent transcriptomic patterns in schizophrenia. Transl Psychiatry. 2021;11 (1):554. doi: 10.1038/s41398-021-01681-4. PubMed PMID:34716291 PubMed Central PMC8556332.
  15. George, J, Glover, JP, Gore, J, Crow, WD, Reddy, GVP. Biology, Ecology, and Pest Management of the Tarnished Plant Bug, Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois) in Southern Row Crops. Insects. 2021;12 (9):. doi: 10.3390/insects12090807. PubMed PMID:34564247 PubMed Central PMC8465932.
  16. Glover, J, Besley, E. A high-throughput screening of metal-organic framework based membranes for biogas upgrading. Faraday Discuss. 2021;231 (0):235-257. doi: 10.1039/d1fd00005e. PubMed PMID:34517410 .
  17. Dib, B, Morris, RE, Oltmanns, MH, Sapp, MR, Glover, JP, Kuhn, F et al.. Complete and Early Vitrectomy for Endophthalmitis After Cataract Surgery: An Alternative Treatment Paradigm [Response To Letter]. Clin Ophthalmol. 2021;15 :3705-3707. doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S334148. PubMed PMID:34511874 PubMed Central PMC8421778.
  18. Osteraas, ND, Sagalovich, M, Glover, JJ, Dafer, RM. Timing of Anticoagulation after Stroke in Patients with Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation Assessment of Provider Practices. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021;30 (10):106014. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2021.106014. PubMed PMID:34364012 .
  19. Schupmann, W, Miner, SA, Sullivan, HK, Glover, JR, Hall, JE, Schurman, SH et al.. Exploring the motivations of research participants who chose not to learn medically actionable secondary genetic findings about themselves. Genet Med. 2021;23 (12):2281-2288. doi: 10.1038/s41436-021-01271-1. PubMed PMID:34326490 PubMed Central PMC8633056.
  20. Glover, JC, Aswendt, M, Boulland, JL, Lojk, J, Stamenković, S, Andjus, P et al.. Correction to: In vivo Cell Tracking Using Non-invasive Imaging of Iron Oxide-Based Particles with Particular Relevance for Stem Cell-Based Treatments of Neurological and Cardiac Disease. Mol Imaging Biol. 2021;23 (4):624. doi: 10.1007/s11307-021-01590-4. PubMed PMID:34131884 .
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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. Ethics of care for the micropreemies. Just because we can, should we?. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2022; :101343. doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2022.101343. PubMed PMID:35514009 .
  2. 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.
  3. Janvier, A, Barrington, K, Lantos, J. Next generation sequencing in neonatology: what does it mean for the next generation?. Hum Genet. 2022; :. doi: 10.1007/s00439-022-02438-9. PubMed PMID:35348890 .
  4. 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.
  5. 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 .
  6. 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 .
  7. Lantos, JD, Yeh, HW, Raza, F, Connelly, M, Goggin, K, Sullivant, SA et al.. Suicide Risk in Adolescents During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Pediatrics. 2022;149 (2):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-053486. PubMed PMID:34977942 .
  8. Cleary, JP, Janvier, A, Farlow, B, Weaver, M, Hammel, J, Lantos, J et al.. Cardiac Interventions for Patients With Trisomy 13 and Trisomy 18: Experience, Ethical Issues, Communication, and the Case for Individualized Family-Centered Care. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2022;13 (1):72-76. doi: 10.1177/21501351211044132. PubMed PMID:34919485 .
  9. Hubbard, DK, Davis, P, Willis, T, Raza, F, Carter, BS, Lantos, JD et al.. Trauma-informed care and ethics consultation in the NICU. Semin Perinatol. 2022;46 (3):151527. doi: 10.1016/j.semperi.2021.151527. PubMed PMID:34895926 .
  10. Lantos, JD. Ethical implications of the shifting borderline of viability. Semin Perinatol. 2022;46 (2):151531. doi: 10.1016/j.semperi.2021.151531. PubMed PMID:34836665 .
  11. Lantos, JD. A Look Back at Bioethics: William L. Meadow, 1948-2019. Neoreviews. 2021;22 (11):e719-e721. doi: 10.1542/neo.22-11-e719. PubMed PMID:34725136 .
  12. Cherestal, B, Lantos, JD, Lewis, T. Grappling With Racial Health Inequity in Pediatric Cardiology. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2021;14 (10):e008099. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.121.008099. PubMed PMID:34551589 .
  13. Lantos, JD. Reply. J Pediatr. 2021;238 :343-344. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2021.08.005. PubMed PMID:34390696 .
  14. Lou, LJ, Carr, MF, Lantos, JD, Fanaroff, JM, Mercurio, MR. Balancing risks and benefits of open notes for neonatology. J Perinatol. 2021;41 (9):2370-2371. doi: 10.1038/s41372-021-01106-6. PubMed PMID:34285359 .
  15. Lantos, JD. Sources of Unease About the Use of Genome Sequencing for Diagnosing Rare Diseases in Children. J Pediatr. 2021;237 :13-15. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2021.06.042. PubMed PMID:34166672 .
  16. Sullivant, SA, Brookstein, D, Camerer, M, Benson, J, Connelly, M, Lantos, J et al.. Implementing Universal Suicide Risk Screening in a Pediatric Hospital. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2021;47 (8):496-502. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2021.05.001. PubMed PMID:34120875 .
  17. Wolfe, ID, Patel, A, Kociolek, LK, Fazal, A, Jhaveri, R, Lantos, JD et al.. Exploration and Ethical Analysis of Open-label Pediatric Vaccine Trials in a Pandemic. Clin Ther. 2021;43 (6):e163-e172. doi: 10.1016/j.clinthera.2021.04.010. PubMed PMID:34039479 PubMed Central PMC8141907.
  18. Raza, F, Lantos, JD. Promoting COVID-19 Vaccination on Social Media. Pediatrics. 2021;147 (5):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-050049. PubMed PMID:33853889 .
  19. Lantos, JD. Ethical issues in treatment of babies born at 22 weeks of gestation. Arch Dis Child. 2021;106 (12):1155-1157. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2020-320871. PubMed PMID:33853763 .
  20. Moore, B, Lantos, JD. Death and the neonate. J Med Ethics. 2021; :. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2021-107374. PubMed PMID:33741684 .
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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. Priorities, Professional Humility, and Communication in the Setting of Medical Uncertainty. Pediatrics. 2022; :. doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-056737. PubMed PMID:35603513 .
  2. 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 .
  3. 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 .
  4. 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; :. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2022.04.013. PubMed PMID:35452802 .
  5. 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 .
  6. 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.
  7. 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 .
  8. 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 .
  9. 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 .
  10. Aresta, A, Cotugno, P, De Vietro, N, Longo, C, Mercurio, M, Ferriol, P et al.. Volatile Organic Compounds, Indole, and Biogenic Amines Assessment in Two Mediterranean Irciniidae (Porifera, Demospongiae). Mar Drugs. 2021;19 (12):. doi: 10.3390/md19120711. PubMed PMID:34940710 PubMed Central PMC8706640.
  11. Tolchin, B, Latham, SR, Bruce, L, Ferrante, LE, Kraschel, K, Jubanyik, K et al.. Reflections on New Evidence on Crisis Standards of Care in the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Clin Ethics. 2021;32 (4):358-360. . PubMed PMID:34928864 .
  12. Werner, KM, Mercurio, MR. Ethical considerations in the use of artificial womb/placenta technology. Semin Perinatol. 2022;46 (3):151521. doi: 10.1016/j.semperi.2021.151521. PubMed PMID:34893338 .
  13. Cerciello, S, Corona, K, Morris, BJ, Proietti, L, Mercurio, M, Cattaneo, S et al.. Hybrid coracoclavicular and acromioclavicular reconstruction in chronic acromioclavicular joint dislocations yields good functional and radiographic results. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2022;30 (6):2084-2091. doi: 10.1007/s00167-021-06790-7. PubMed PMID:34841469 .
  14. Rotondo, E, Galimberti, D, Mercurio, M, Giardinieri, G, Forti, S, Vimercati, R et al.. Caregiver Tele-Assistance for Reduction of Emotional Distress During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Psychological Support to Caregivers of People with Dementia: The Italian Experience. J Alzheimers Dis. 2022;85 (3):1045-1052. doi: 10.3233/JAD-215185. PubMed PMID:34806608 .
  15. Castioni, D, Galasso, O, Iannò, B, Mercurio, M, Gasparini, G. Posterior versus lateral surgical approach: functionality and quality of life after total hip arthroplasty in a matched cohort study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2021;22 (Suppl 2):932. doi: 10.1186/s12891-021-04679-7. PubMed PMID:34749687 PubMed Central PMC8576907.
  16. Longo, C, Trani, R, Nonnis Marzano, C, Mercurio, M, Lazic, T, Cotugno, P et al.. Anti-fouling activity and toxicity of the Mediterranean alien sponge Paraleucilla magna Klautau, Monteiro & Borojevic, 2004 (Porifera, Calcarea). PeerJ. 2021;9 :e12279. doi: 10.7717/peerj.12279. PubMed PMID:34733587 PubMed Central PMC8544254.
  17. Marous, MR, Mercurio, MG. Lymphangioma circumscriptum as an untoward consequence of hidradenitis suppurativa surgery. Int J Womens Dermatol. 2021;7 (4):486-487. doi: 10.1016/j.ijwd.2021.01.002. PubMed PMID:34621964 PubMed Central PMC8484978.
  18. Mercurio, M, Izzo, F, Gatta, GD, Salzano, L, Lotrecchiano, G, Saldutto, P et al.. May a comprehensive mineralogical study of a jackstone calculus and some other human bladder stones unveil health and environmental implications?. Environ Geochem Health. 2021; :. doi: 10.1007/s10653-021-01083-x. PubMed PMID:34529244 .
  19. Mercurio, M, Sanzo, V, Rava, A, Galasso, O, Gasparini, G. Spondylodiscitis After Endovascular Aortic Repair Due to Noninvasive Listeriosis: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 2021;11 (3):. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.CC.21.00212. PubMed PMID:34516457 .
  20. Mercurio, MR. Neonatology's race to the bottom: RVUs, cFTEs, and physician time. J Perinatol. 2021;41 (10):2561-2563. doi: 10.1038/s41372-021-01192-6. PubMed PMID:34471217 .
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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. Lagon, EP, Mitchell, C, Bryant, AC, Bibbo, C. The Inequity Inbox: A Model for Addressing Bias in the Clinical Environment. Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM. 2022; :100666. doi: 10.1016/j.ajogmf.2022.100666. PubMed PMID:35605933 .
  2. Al Mukaddim, R, Weichmann, AM, Taylor, R, Hacker, TA, Pier, T, Hardin, J et al.. Murine cardiac fibrosis localization using adaptive Bayesian cardiac strain imaging in vivo. Sci Rep. 2022;12 (1):8522. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-12579-6. PubMed PMID:35595876 PubMed Central PMC9122999.
  3. Michos, ED, Kalyani, RR, Blackford, AL, Sternberg, AL, Mitchell, CM, Juraschek, SP et al.. The Relationship of Falls With Achieved 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels From Vitamin D Supplementation: The STURDY Trial. J Endocr Soc. 2022;6 (6):bvac065. doi: 10.1210/jendso/bvac065. PubMed PMID:35592513 PubMed Central PMC9113179.
  4. Campbell, F, Salam, S, Sutton, A, Jayasooriya, SM, Mitchell, C, Amabebe, E et al.. Interventions for the prevention of spontaneous preterm birth: a scoping review of systematic reviews. BMJ Open. 2022;12 (5):e052576. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-052576. PubMed PMID:35568487 .
  5. Mitchell, CS, Goodman, EK, Tedesco, CR, Nguyen, K, Zhang, L, Herzog, H et al.. The Effect of Dietary Fat and Sucrose on Cognitive Functioning in Mice Lacking Insulin Signaling in Neuropeptide Y Neurons. Front Physiol. 2022;13 :841935. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2022.841935. PubMed PMID:35557971 PubMed Central PMC9086626.
  6. Mitchell, C, Leigh, S, Alphey, L, Haerty, W, Chapman, T. Reproductive interference and Satyrisation: mechanisms, outcomes and potential use for insect control. J Pest Sci (2004). 2022;95 (3):1023-1036. doi: 10.1007/s10340-022-01476-6. PubMed PMID:35535033 PubMed Central PMC9068665.
  7. Huang, H, Mangal, V, Rennie, MD, Tong, H, Simpson, MJ, Mitchell, CPJ et al.. Mercury methylation and methylmercury demethylation in boreal lake sediment with legacy sulphate pollution. Environ Sci Process Impacts. 2022; :. doi: 10.1039/d2em00064d. PubMed PMID:35532885 .
  8. O'Keeffe, KR, Wheeler, BT, Mitchell, CE. A Microbial Mutualist Within Host Individuals Increases Parasite Transmission Between Host Individuals: Evidence From a Field Mesocosm Experiment. Front Microbiol. 2022;13 :824211. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2022.824211. PubMed PMID:35531289 PubMed Central PMC9069011.
  9. Sheppeard, R, Mitchell, C, Woo, WA, Simmonds, R. A suspicious skin nodule with dilated chest veins- the importance of a full skin examination. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022; :. doi: 10.1111/ced.15252. PubMed PMID:35524743 .
  10. Amakali, T, Živković, A, Warwick, MEA, Jones, DR, Dunnill, CW, Daniel, LS et al.. Photocatalytic Degradation of Rhodamine B Dye and Hydrogen Evolution by Hydrothermally Synthesized NaBH4-Spiked ZnS Nanostructures. Front Chem. 2022;10 :835832. doi: 10.3389/fchem.2022.835832. PubMed PMID:35494625 PubMed Central PMC9046778.
  11. Conway, AM, Morris, GC, Smith, S, Vekeria, M, Manoharan, P, Mitchell, C et al.. Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma hidden within cancer of unknown primary. Br J Cancer. 2022; :. doi: 10.1038/s41416-022-01824-4. PubMed PMID:35484217 .
  12. Gelinas, KA, Ovid, D, Amaya-Mejia, W, Ayala, R, Baek, HE, Gasmin, E et al.. Investigating Instructor Talk among Graduate Teaching Assistants in Undergraduate Biology Laboratory Classrooms. CBE Life Sci Educ. 2022;21 (2):ar31. doi: 10.1187/cbe.21-10-0302. PubMed PMID:35471057 .
  13. Koulis, A, Di Costanzo, N, Mitchell, C, Lade, S, Goode, D, Busuttil, RA et al.. CD10 and Das1: a biomarker study using immunohistochemistry to subtype gastric intestinal metaplasia. BMC Gastroenterol. 2022;22 (1):197. doi: 10.1186/s12876-022-02268-z. PubMed PMID:35448971 PubMed Central PMC9026694.
  14. Gorenflo, R, Ho, R, Carrazana, E, Mitchell, C, Viereck, J, Liow, KK et al.. Identification of risk factors and distinguishing psychogenic nonepileptic seizures from epilepsy: A retrospective case-control study. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2022;217 :107221. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2022.107221. PubMed PMID:35429851 .
  15. Williams, D, Booth, G, Cohen, H, Gilbert, A, Lucas, A, Mitchell, C et al.. Rapid design and implementation of a virtual pain management programme due to COVID-19: a quality improvement initiative. Br J Pain. 2022;16 (2):191-202. doi: 10.1177/20494637211039252. PubMed PMID:35425594 PubMed Central PMC8998524.
  16. Muzny, CA, Balkus, J, Mitchell, C, Sobel, JD, Workowski, K, Marrazzo, J et al.. Diagnosis and Management of Bacterial Vaginosis: Summary of Evidence Reviewed for the 2021 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Sexually Transmitted Infections Treatment Guidelines. Clin Infect Dis. 2022;74 (Suppl_2):S144-S151. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciac021. PubMed PMID:35416968 .
  17. Biondi, BE, Leifheit, KM, Mitchell, CR, Skinner, A, Brinkley-Rubinstein, L, Raifman, J et al.. Association of State COVID-19 Vaccination Prioritization With Vaccination Rates Among Incarcerated Persons. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5 (4):e226960. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.6960. PubMed PMID:35412628 PubMed Central PMC9006105.
  18. Christopher Corton, J, Mitchell, CA, Auerbach, S, Bushel, JP, Ellinger-Ziegelbauer, H, Escobar, PA et al.. A Collaborative Initiative to Establish Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Tumorigenic Potential to Reduce Reliance on Conventional Rodent Carcinogenicity Studies. Toxicol Sci. 2022; :. doi: 10.1093/toxsci/kfac041. PubMed PMID:35404422 .
  19. Cai, Y, Wanigatunga, AA, Mitchell, CM, Urbanek, JK, Miller, ER 3rd, Juraschek, SP et al.. The effects of vitamin D supplementation on frailty in older adults at risk for falls. BMC Geriatr. 2022;22 (1):312. doi: 10.1186/s12877-022-02888-w. PubMed PMID:35399053 PubMed Central PMC8994906.
  20. Domingo, C, Maspero, JF, Castro, M, Hanania, NA, Ford, LB, Halpin, DMG et al.. Dupilumab Efficacy in Steroid-Dependent Severe Asthma by Baseline Oral Corticosteroid Dose. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2022.03.020. PubMed PMID:35398549 .
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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. Mayfield, JJ, Chatterjee, NA, Noseworthy, PA, Poole, JE, Ackerman, MJ, Stewart, J et al.. Implementation of a fully remote randomized clinical trial with cardiac monitoring. Commun Med (Lond). 2021;1 :62. doi: 10.1038/s43856-021-00052-w. PubMed PMID:35604806 PubMed Central PMC9053200.
  2. Vázquez, JB, Menchén, DA, Lloréns, MMM, Moreno, JS. [Systemic and extrapulmonary manifestations of COVID-19]. Medicine (Madr). 2022;13 (55):3235-3245. doi: 10.1016/j.med.2022.05.004. PubMed PMID:35582699 PubMed Central PMC9097973.
  3. Sánchez, FG, Fernández, MM, Moreno, JMBAYJS. [Diagnostic and treatment protocol for vascular complications of COVID-19]. Medicine (Madr). 2022;13 (55):3250-3255. doi: 10.1016/j.med.2022.05.006. PubMed PMID:35582696 PubMed Central PMC9097964.
  4. Franco, E, Lozano Granero, C, Matía, R, Hernández-Madrid, A, Sánchez Pérez, I, Zamorano, JL et al.. Stabilization of unstable reentrant atrial tachycardias via fractionated continuous electrical activity ablation (CHAOS study). Cardiol J. 2022; :. doi: 10.5603/CJ.a2022.0036. PubMed PMID:35578756 .
  5. Moreno, JP, Dadabhoy, H, Musaad, S, Baranowski, T, Thompson, D, Alfano, CA et al.. Evaluation of a Circadian Rhythm and Sleep-Focused Mobile Health Intervention for the Prevention of Accelerated Summer Weight Gain Among Elementary School-Age Children: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Feasibility Study. JMIR Res Protoc. 2022;11 (5):e37002. doi: 10.2196/37002. PubMed PMID:35576573 .
  6. Gil-Castillo, J, Barria, P, Aguilar Cárdenas, R, Baleta Abarza, K, Andrade Gallardo, A, Biskupovic Mancilla, A et al.. A Robot-Assisted Therapy to Increase Muscle Strength in Hemiplegic Gait Rehabilitation. Front Neurorobot. 2022;16 :837494. doi: 10.3389/fnbot.2022.837494. PubMed PMID:35574230 PubMed Central PMC9100587.
  7. MacQuiddy, B, Moreno, J, Frank, J, McGrath, S. Survey of risk factors and frequency of clinical signs observed with feline cognitive dysfunction syndrome. J Feline Med Surg. 2022; :1098612X221095680. doi: 10.1177/1098612X221095680. PubMed PMID:35536055 .
  8. Spector-Bagdady, K, Rahimzadeh, V, Jaffe, K, Moreno, J. Promoting Ethical Deployment of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Healthcare. Am J Bioeth. 2022;22 (5):4-7. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2022.2059206. PubMed PMID:35499568 .
  9. Trujillo, H, Sandino, J, Cavero, T, Caravaca-Fontán, F, Gutiérrez, E, Sevillano, ÁM et al.. IgA Nephropathy Is the Most Common Underlying Disease in Patients With Anticoagulant-Related Nephropathy. Kidney Int Rep. 2022;7 (4):831-840. doi: 10.1016/j.ekir.2022.01.1048. PubMed PMID:35497792 PubMed Central PMC9039479.
  10. Chervenak, FA, Grünebaum, A, Moreno, JD. Letter reply "John Stuart Mill and COVID-19 vaccination". J Perinat Med. 2022; :. doi: 10.1515/jpm-2022-0161. PubMed PMID:35487194 .
  11. Moreno, JJ, Hooe, SL, Machan, CW. Correction to DFT Study on the Electrocatalytic Reduction of CO2 to CO by a Molecular Chromium Complex. Inorg Chem. 2022;61 (19):7671. doi: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.2c01180. PubMed PMID:35486822 .
  12. Redruello-Requejo, M, Samaniego-Vaesken, ML, Partearroyo, T, Rodríguez-Alonso, P, Soto-Méndez, MJ, Hernández-Ruiz, Á et al.. Dietary Intake of Individual (Intrinsic and Added) Sugars and Food Sources from Spanish Children Aged One to <10 Years-Results from the EsNuPI Study. Nutrients. 2022;14 (8):. doi: 10.3390/nu14081667. PubMed PMID:35458229 PubMed Central PMC9024444.
  13. Kokkali, S, Moreno, JD, Klijanienko, J, Theocharis, S. Clinical and Molecular Insights of Radiation-Induced Breast Sarcomas: Is There Hope on the Horizon for Effective Treatment of This Aggressive Disease?. Int J Mol Sci. 2022;23 (8):. doi: 10.3390/ijms23084125. PubMed PMID:35456944 PubMed Central PMC9029574.
  14. Sajid, MI, Mandal, D, El-Sayed, NS, Lohan, S, Moreno, J, Tiwari, RK et al.. Oleyl Conjugated Histidine-Arginine Cell-Penetrating Peptides as Promising Agents for siRNA Delivery. Pharmaceutics. 2022;14 (4):. doi: 10.3390/pharmaceutics14040881. PubMed PMID:35456715 PubMed Central PMC9028392.
  15. Martínez-Torija, M, Esteban, PF, Espino-Rodríguez, FJ, Paniagua-Torija, B, Molina-Holgado, E, Ceruelo, S et al.. Post-COVID Complications after Pressure Ulcer Surgery in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury Associate with Creatine Kinase Upregulation in Adipose Tissue. Cells. 2022;11 (8):. doi: 10.3390/cells11081282. PubMed PMID:35455962 PubMed Central PMC9025224.
  16. Moreno, JS, Conde, FF, Correa, CA, Barbosa, LH, da Silva, EP, Avila, J et al.. Pulsed FCAW of Martensitic Stainless Clads onto Mild Steel: Microstructure, Hardness, and Residual Stresses. Materials (Basel). 2022;15 (8):. doi: 10.3390/ma15082715. PubMed PMID:35454408 PubMed Central PMC9030447.
  17. Aznar, F, Negral, L, Moreno-Grau, S, Elvira-Rendueles, B, Costa-Gómez, I, Moreno, JM et al.. Cannabis, an emerging aeroallergen in southeastern Spain (Region of Murcia). Sci Total Environ. 2022;833 :155156. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.155156. PubMed PMID:35421463 .
  18. Opazo-Ríos, L, Soto-Catalán, M, Lázaro, I, Sala-Vila, A, Jiménez-Castilla, L, Orejudo, M et al.. Meta-Inflammation and De Novo Lipogenesis Markers Are Involved in Metabolic Associated Fatty Liver Disease Progression in BTBR ob/ob Mice. Int J Mol Sci. 2022;23 (7):. doi: 10.3390/ijms23073965. PubMed PMID:35409324 PubMed Central PMC8999923.
  19. Beltrán-Camacho, L, Eslava-Alcón, S, Rojas-Torres, M, Sánchez-Morillo, D, Martinez-Nicolás, MP, Martín-Bermejo, V et al.. The serum of COVID-19 asymptomatic patients up-regulates proteins related to endothelial dysfunction and viral response in circulating angiogenic cells ex-vivo. Mol Med. 2022;28 (1):40. doi: 10.1186/s10020-022-00465-w. PubMed PMID:35397534 PubMed Central PMC8994070.
  20. Romani, F, Flores, JR, Tolopka, JI, Suarez, G, He, X, Moreno, JE et al.. Liverwort oil bodies: diversity, biochemistry, and molecular cell biology of the earliest secretory structure of land plants. J Exp Bot. 2022; :. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erac134. PubMed PMID:35394035 .
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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, Giske, T, Boughey, AJ, van Leeuwen, R, Attard, J, Kleiven, T et al.. Development of a spiritual care education matrix: Factors facilitating/hindering improvement of spiritual care competency in student nurses and midwives. Nurse Educ Today. 2022;114 :105403. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2022.105403. PubMed PMID:35597195 .
  2. Ross, LJ, Mitchell, LJ, Williams, EC, Lynch, PJ, Munro, JP, Williams, LT et al.. Impact of a Resilience and Wellbeing Program: a longitudinal cohort study of student dietitians. Nurs Health Sci. 2022; :. doi: 10.1111/nhs.12957. PubMed PMID:35596538 .
  3. Hoyer, P, Reisler, J, Rachapudi, S, Ross, L. "Comparison of Patient Demographics at a Free Clinic Prior-to versus During the COVID-19 Pandemic". J Am Acad Dermatol. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2022.03.007. PubMed PMID:35577229 PubMed Central PMC9101773.
  4. Hohl, SD, Melillo, S, Vu, TT, Escoffery, C, DeGroff, A, Schlueter, D et al.. Development of a Field Guide for Assessing Readiness to Implement Evidence-Based Cancer Screening Interventions in Primary Care Clinics. Prev Chronic Dis. 2022;19 :E25. doi: 10.5888/pcd19.210395. PubMed PMID:35550244 .
  5. Ross, LF. State Versus Adolescent Override for Parental Refusals to Vaccinate Against COVID-19. Pediatrics. 2022;149 (5):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-056369. PubMed PMID:35490286 .
  6. Ross, LP, Inagaki, TK. Recalling prior experiences with a close other can fulfill the need for social connection. Emotion. 2022; :. doi: 10.1037/emo0001103. PubMed PMID:35446056 .
  7. Ross, L, Lindqvist, A, Costello, B, Hansen, D, Brown, Z, Day, JA et al.. Using magnetic resonance imaging to map the hidden burden of muscle involvement in systemic sclerosis. Arthritis Res Ther. 2022;24 (1):84. doi: 10.1186/s13075-022-02768-z. PubMed PMID:35410246 PubMed Central PMC8996589.
  8. Ellegast, JM, Alexe, G, Hamze, A, Lin, S, Uckelmann, HJ, Rauch, PJ et al.. Unleashing cell-intrinsic inflammation as a strategy to kill AML blasts. Cancer Discov. 2022; :. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-21-0956. PubMed PMID:35405016 .
  9. Shokoohi, M, Kinitz, DJ, Pinto, D, Andrade-Romo, Z, Zeng, Z, Abramovich, A et al.. Disparities in alcohol use and heavy episodic drinking among bisexual people: A systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2022;235 :109433. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2022.109433. PubMed PMID:35395502 .
  10. Ross, L. Acute Kidney Injury in Dogs and Cats. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2022;52 (3):659-672. doi: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2022.01.005. PubMed PMID:35379499 .
  11. Williams, WA 2nd, Ross, LF. The Use of Race, Ethnicity, and Social Determinants of Health in Three Pediatrics Journals. J Pediatr. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2022.03.049. PubMed PMID:35364095 .
  12. Ross, LA, O'Rourke, SC, Toland, G, MacDonald, DJ, Clement, ND, Scott, CEH et al.. Loss to patient-reported outcome measure follow-up after hip arthroplasty and knee arthroplasty : patient satisfaction, associations with non-response, and maximizing returns. Bone Jt Open. 2022;3 (4):275-283. doi: 10.1302/2633-1462.34.BJO-2022-0013.R1. PubMed PMID:35357243 PubMed Central PMC9044084.
  13. LaPlant, WG, Kattari, L, Ross, LK, Zhan, J, Druck, JP. Perceptions of Emergency Care by Sexual and Gender Minorities in Colorado: Barriers, Quality, and Factors Affecting Identity Disclosure. West J Emerg Med. 2021;22 (4):903-910. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2021.3.49423. PubMed PMID:35354007 PubMed Central PMC8328175.
  14. Ross, LT, Heming, B, Lane, A. Family Unpredictability and Sense of Coherence: Relationships With Anxiety and Depression in Two Samples. Psychol Rep. 2022; :332941221080409. doi: 10.1177/00332941221080409. PubMed PMID:35331056 .
  15. Li, A, Deyrup, AT, Graves, JL Jr, Ross, LF. Race in the Reading: A Study of Problematic Uses of Race and Ethnicity in a Prominent Pediatrics Textbook. Acad Med. 2022; :. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000004666. PubMed PMID:35294417 .
  16. Giske, T, Schep-Akkerman, A, Bø, B, Cone, PH, Moene Kuven, B, Mcsherry, W et al.. Developing and testing the EPICC Spiritual Care Competency Self-Assessment Tool for student nurses and midwives. J Clin Nurs. 2022; :. doi: 10.1111/jocn.16261. PubMed PMID:35285563 .
  17. Ross, LW, Townsend, JS, Rohan, EA. Still Lost in Transition? Perspectives of Ongoing Cancer Survivorship Care Needs from Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs, Survivors, and Health Care Providers. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022;19 (5):. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19053037. PubMed PMID:35270729 PubMed Central PMC8910165.
  18. Ross, LF. COVID-19 Vaccine Refusal and Organ Transplantation. Am J Kidney Dis. 2022;79 (6):771-773. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2022.02.009. PubMed PMID:35257816 PubMed Central PMC8894498.
  19. Hodson, CN, Jaron, KS, Gerbi, S, Ross, L. Gene-rich germline-restricted chromosomes in black-winged fungus gnats evolved through hybridization. PLoS Biol. 2022;20 (2):e3001559. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3001559. PubMed PMID:35213540 PubMed Central PMC8906591.
  20. Ross, LE, Kinitz, DJ, Kia, H. Pronouns Are a Public Health Issue. Am J Public Health. 2022;112 (3):360-362. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2021.306678. PubMed PMID:35196057 PubMed Central PMC8887152.
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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. Hughes, V, Swoboda, S, Taylor, J, Hudson, K, Rushton, C. Strengthening external protective resources to promote prelicensure nursing students' resilience. J Prof Nurs. ;39 :10-18. doi: 10.1016/j.profnurs.2021.12.003. PubMed PMID:35272815 .
  2. 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.
  3. 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 .
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Nelson, KE, Hanson, GC, Boyce, D, Ley, CD, Swavely, D, Reina, M et al.. Organizational Impact on Healthcare Workers' Moral Injury During COVID-19: A Mixed-Methods Analysis. J Nurs Adm. 2022;52 (1):57-66. doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000001103. PubMed PMID:34910709 .
  7. Brenner, MJ, Hickson, GB, Boothman, RC, Rushton, CH, Bradford, CR. Honesty and Transparency, Indispensable to the Clinical Mission-Part III: How Leaders Can Prevent Burnout, Foster Wellness and Recovery, and Instill Resilience. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2022;55 (1):83-103. doi: 10.1016/j.otc.2021.08.004. PubMed PMID:34823722 .
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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. 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 .
  2. 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.
  3. 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 .
  4. 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.
  5. 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 .
  6. 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.
  7. 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 .
  8. 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.
  9. 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 .
  10. 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 .
  11. 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 .
  12. Unguru, Y. Funerals. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018;65 (7):e27059. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27059. PubMed PMID:29603578 .
  13. 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 .
  14. Unguru, Y. Speed and Safety in Drug Approval and Commercialization. Pediatrics. 2017;140 (5):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-0791. PubMed PMID:29021234 .
  15. 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.
  16. 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 .
  17. 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 .
  18. 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 .
  19. 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 .
  20. Unguru, Y. Ethical Challenges in Early-Phase Pediatric Research for Life-Limiting Illness. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2015;22 (3):177-86. doi: 10.1016/j.spen.2015.05.002. PubMed PMID:26358428 .
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