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. Wilson, G, Jackson, V, Boyken, L, Puig-Asensio, M, Marra, AR, Perencevich, E et al.. A randomized control trial evaluating efficacy of antimicrobial impregnated hospital privacy curtains in an intensive care setting. Am J Infect Control. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.12.024. PubMed PMID:32139090 .
  2. Pfaller, MA, Carvalhaes, CG, Smith, CJ, Diekema, DJ, Castanheira, M. Bacterial and fungal pathogens isolated from patients with bloodstream infection: frequency of occurrence and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program (2012-2017). Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 2020; :115016. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2020.115016. PubMed PMID:32111415 .
  3. Diekema, DS. Hans Jonas and the Ethics of Human Subjects Research. Hastings Cent Rep. 2020;50 (1):8-9. doi: 10.1002/hast.1077. PubMed PMID:32068284 .
  4. Wilson, GM, Jackson, VB, Boyken, LD, Schweizer, ML, Diekema, DJ, Petersen, CA et al.. Bioaerosols generated from toilet flushing in rooms of patients with Clostridioides difficile infection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020; :1-5. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.11. PubMed PMID:32000872 .
  5. Sader, HS, Rhomberg, PR, Chandrasekaran, S, Trejo, M, Fedler, KA, Boyken, LD et al.. Correlation between Broth Microdilution and Disk Diffusion Results when Testing Ceftazidime-Avibactam against a Challenge Collection of Enterobacterales: Results from a Multi-Laboratory Study. J. Clin. Microbiol. 2020; :. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01757-19. PubMed PMID:31996445 .
  6. Marra, AR, Perencevich, EN, Nelson, RE, Samore, M, Khader, K, Chiang, HY et al.. Incidence and Outcomes Associated With Clostridium difficile Infections: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3 (1):e1917597. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.17597. PubMed PMID:31913488 PubMed Central PMC6991241.
  7. Julian, KG, Crook, T, Curley, E, Appenheimer, AB, Paules, CI, Hasse, B et al.. Long-term follow-up of post-cardiac surgery Mycobacterium chimaera infections: A 5-center case series. J. Infect. 2020;80 (2):197-203. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2019.12.007. PubMed PMID:31863789 .
  8. Berkman, ER, Clark, JD, Diekema, DS, Lewis-Newby, M. "We Can Do Anything but We Can't Do Everything": Exploring the Perceived Impact of International Pediatric Programs on U.S. PICUs. Front Pediatr. 2019;7 :470. doi: 10.3389/fped.2019.00470. PubMed PMID:31803696 PubMed Central PMC6873788.
  9. Puig-Asensio, M, Diekema, DJ, Boyken, L, Clore, GS, Salinas, JL, Perencevich, EN et al.. Contamination of health-care workers' hands with Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species after routine patient care: a prospective observational study. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. 2019; :. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2019.11.005. PubMed PMID:31733378 .
  10. Wightman, A, Wilfond, BS, Diekema, D, Paquette, E, Shah, S. Relationships help make life worth living. J Med Ethics. 2020;46 (1):22-23. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2019-105809. PubMed PMID:31732679 .
  11. Hasse, B, Hannan, MM, Keller, PM, Maurer, FP, Sommerstein, R, Mertz, D et al.. International Society of Cardiovascular Infectious Diseases Guidelines for the Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera Infection Following Cardiac Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass. J. Hosp. Infect. 2020;104 (2):214-235. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2019.10.009. PubMed PMID:31715282 .
  12. Doern, GV, Carroll, KC, Diekema, DJ, Garey, KW, Rupp, ME, Weinstein, MP et al.. A Comprehensive Update on the Problem of Blood Culture Contamination and a Discussion of Methods for Addressing the Problem. Clin. Microbiol. Rev. 2019;33 (1):. doi: 10.1128/CMR.00009-19. PubMed PMID:31666280 PubMed Central PMC6822992.
  13. Diekema, DS. Decision Making on Behalf of Children: Understanding the Role of the Harm Principle. J Clin Ethics. 2019;30 (3):207-212. . PubMed PMID:31573963 .
  14. Wightman, A, Diekema, D. Parental Decision Making and the Limitations of the Equivalence Thesis. Am J Bioeth. 2019;19 (3):43-45. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2018.1563923. PubMed PMID:31543040 .
  15. Diekema, DJ. MYCOBACTERIUM CHIMAERA INFECTIONS AFTER CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY: LESSONS FROM A GLOBAL OUTBREAK. Trans. Am. Clin. Climatol. Assoc. 2019;130 :136-144. . PubMed PMID:31516177 PubMed Central PMC6736012.
  16. Grundstad, ML, Parlet, CP, Kwiecinski, JM, Kavanaugh, JS, Crosby, HA, Cho, YS et al.. Quorum Sensing, Virulence, and Antibiotic Resistance of USA100 Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Isolates. mSphere. 2019;4 (4):. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00553-19. PubMed PMID:31413175 PubMed Central PMC6695519.
  17. Diekema, DJ, Hsueh, PR, Mendes, RE, Pfaller, MA, Rolston, KV, Sader, HS et al.. The Microbiology of Bloodstream Infection: 20-Year Trends from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2019;63 (7):. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00355-19. PubMed PMID:31010862 PubMed Central PMC6591610.
  18. Pfaller, MA, Diekema, DJ, Turnidge, JD, Castanheira, M, Jones, RN. Twenty Years of the SENTRY Antifungal Surveillance Program: Results for Candida Species From 1997-2016. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019;6 (Suppl 1):S79-S94. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofy358. PubMed PMID:30895218 PubMed Central PMC6419901.
  19. Diekema, DJ, Pfaller, MA, Shortridge, D, Zervos, M, Jones, RN. Twenty-Year Trends in Antimicrobial Susceptibilities Among Staphylococcus aureus From the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019;6 (Suppl 1):S47-S53. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofy270. PubMed PMID:30895214 PubMed Central PMC6419894.
  20. Hasan, NA, Epperson, LE, Lawsin, A, Rodger, RR, Perkins, KM, Halpin, AL et al.. Genomic Analysis of Cardiac Surgery-Associated Mycobacterium chimaera Infections, United States. Emerging Infect. Dis. 2019;25 (3):559-563. doi: 10.3201/eid2503.181282. PubMed PMID:30789131 PubMed Central PMC6390774.
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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. Fulmer, D, Toomer, KA, Glover, J, Guo, L, Moore, K, Moore, R et al.. Desert Hedgehog-Primary Cilia Cross Talk Shapes Mitral Valve Tissue by Organizing Smooth Muscle Actin. Dev. Biol. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2020.03.003. PubMed PMID:32151560 .
  2. Toch, M, Harris, A, Schakman, O, Kondratskaya, E, Boulland, JL, Dauguet, N et al.. Onecut-dependent Nkx6.2 transcription factor expression is required for proper formation and activity of spinal locomotor circuits. Sci Rep. 2020;10 (1):996. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-57945-4. PubMed PMID:31969659 PubMed Central PMC6976625.
  3. Gould, J, Sidhu, BS, Porter, B, Sieniewicz, BJ, Freeman, S, de Wilt, EC et al.. Financial and resource costs of transvenous lead extraction in a high-volume lead extraction centre. Heart. 2020; :. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2019-315839. PubMed PMID:31932286 .
  4. Morris, RS, Milia, D, Glover, J, Napolitano, LM, Chen, B, Lindemann, E et al.. Predictors of elderly mortality after trauma: A novel outcome score. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020;88 (3):416-424. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000002569. PubMed PMID:31895331 .
  5. Kim, HJ, Chaulk, S, Arthur, D, Edwards, RA, Glover, JNM. Biochemical Methods for the Study of the FinO Family of Bacterial RNA Chaperones. Methods Mol. Biol. 2020;2106 :1-18. doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-0231-7_1. PubMed PMID:31889248 .
  6. Glover, JP, Medrano, EG, Isakeit, T, Brewer, MJ. Transmission of Cotton Seed and Boll Rotting Bacteria by the Verde Plant Bug (Hemiptera: Miridae). J. Econ. Entomol. 2019; :. doi: 10.1093/jee/toz334. PubMed PMID:31879770 .
  7. Genovese, MC, Glover, J, Greenwald, M, Porawska, W, El Khouri, EC, Dokoupilova, E et al.. FKB327, an adalimumab biosimilar, versus the reference product: results of a randomized, Phase III, double-blind study, and its open-label extension. Arthritis Res. Ther. 2019;21 (1):281. doi: 10.1186/s13075-019-2046-0. PubMed PMID:31831079 PubMed Central PMC6909638.
  8. Glover, JC, Aswendt, M, Boulland, JL, Lojk, J, Stamenković, S, Andjus, P et al.. In vivo Cell Tracking Using Non-invasive Imaging of Iron Oxide-Based Particles with Particular Relevance for Stem Cell-Based Treatments of Neurological and Cardiac Disease. Mol Imaging Biol. 2019; :. doi: 10.1007/s11307-019-01440-4. PubMed PMID:31802361 .
  9. Grossetta Nardini, HK, Batten, J, Funaro, MC, Garcia-Milian, R, Nyhan, K, Spak, JM et al.. Librarians as methodological peer reviewers for systematic reviews: results of an online survey. Res Integr Peer Rev. 2019;4 :23. doi: 10.1186/s41073-019-0083-5. PubMed PMID:31798974 PubMed Central PMC6882225.
  10. Perreault, MC, Pastor-Bernier, A, Renaud, JS, Roux, S, Glover, JC. Corrigendum to "C Fragment of Tetanus Toxin Hybrid Proteins Evaluated for Muscle-specific Transsynaptic Mapping of Spinal Motor Circuitry in the Newborn Mouse" [Neuroscience 141(2) (2006) 803-816]. Neuroscience. 2020;424 :211. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2019.11.019. PubMed PMID:31790670 .
  11. Grimaldi, G, Vagaska, B, Ievglevskyi, O, Kondratskaya, E, Glover, J, Matthews, J et al.. Loss of Tiparp Results in Aberrant Layering of the Cerebral Cortex. eNeuro. ;6 (6):. doi: 10.1523/ENEURO.0239-19.2019. PubMed PMID:31704703 PubMed Central PMC6883171.
  12. Srinivasan, S, Glover, J, Tampi, RR, Tampi, DJ, Sewell, DD. Sexuality and the Older Adult. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2019;21 (10):97. doi: 10.1007/s11920-019-1090-4. PubMed PMID:31522296 .
  13. Glover, JP, Sword, GA, Brewer, MJ. Photoperiod-Specific Within-Plant Distribution of the Green Stink Bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) on Cotton. Environ. Entomol. 2019;48 (5):1234-1240. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvz102. PubMed PMID:31504382 .
  14. Glover, JJ. Rural Health Care and an Ethics of Familiarity. Narrat Inq Bioeth. 2019;9 (2):113-119. doi: 10.1353/nib.2019.0036. PubMed PMID:31447449 .
  15. McCarthy, R, Asaro, J, Hurst, DJ, One, A, Wik, S, Fausch, K et al.. Full Collection of Personal Narratives. Narrat Inq Bioeth. ;9 (2):89-133. doi: 10.1353/nib.2019.0035. PubMed PMID:31447435 .
  16. Zhou, Y, Millott, R, Kim, HJ, Peng, S, Edwards, RA, Skene-Arnold, T et al.. Flexible Tethering of ASPP Proteins Facilitates PP-1c Catalysis. Structure. 2019;27 (10):1485-1496.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.str.2019.07.012. PubMed PMID:31402222 PubMed Central PMC6827562.
  17. Fulmer, D, Toomer, K, Guo, L, Moore, K, Glover, J, Moore, R et al.. Defects in the Exocyst-Cilia Machinery Cause Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease and Aortic Stenosis. Circulation. 2019;140 (16):1331-1341. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.038376. PubMed PMID:31387361 PubMed Central PMC6989054.
  18. Roberts, RD, Lizardo, MM, Reed, DR, Hingorani, P, Glover, J, Allen-Rhoades, W et al.. Provocative questions in osteosarcoma basic and translational biology: A report from the Children's Oncology Group. Cancer. 2019;125 (20):3514-3525. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32351. PubMed PMID:31355930 PubMed Central PMC6948723.
  19. Rojo, R, Raper, A, Ozdemir, DD, Lefevre, L, Grabert, K, Wollscheid-Lengeling, E et al.. Deletion of a Csf1r enhancer selectively impacts CSF1R expression and development of tissue macrophage populations. Nat Commun. 2019;10 (1):3215. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-11053-8. PubMed PMID:31324781 PubMed Central PMC6642117.
  20. Reirden, DH, Glover, JJ. Maximizing Resources: Ensuring Standard of Care for a Transgender Child in a Rural Setting. Am J Bioeth. 2019;19 (7):66-67. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2019.1618944. PubMed PMID:31237502 .
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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. Medicaid Expansion and Childhood Cancer Care: What Effects Has It Had?. JAMA Pediatr. 2020; :. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.0071. PubMed PMID:32202596 .
  2. Gutiérrez, HM, Nakashima, Y, Derrington, S, Lantos, JD. "Take Out This Thing": A Teen's Decision About Removal of a Gastrostomy Tube. Pediatrics. 2020;145 (3):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-1621. PubMed PMID:32107284 .
  3. Murano, MC, Feldt, MM, Lantos, JD. Parental Concerns on Short Stature: A 15-Year Follow-Up. J. Pediatr. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.01.010. PubMed PMID:32037150 .
  4. Pang, KC, Notini, L, McDougall, R, Gillam, L, Savulescu, J, Wilkinson, D et al.. Long-term Puberty Suppression for a Nonbinary Teenager. Pediatrics. 2020;145 (2):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-1606. PubMed PMID:31974217 .
  5. Lantos, JD. Randomized Trials are Deeply Offensive. Am J Bioeth. 2020;20 (1):3-5. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2019.1695487. PubMed PMID:31896334 .
  6. Low Kapalu, C, Lantos, J, Booser, A, Thomson, M, Attard, T. Preventing Self-Harm From Repeat Foreign-Body Ingestion. Pediatrics. 2020;145 (1):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-1515. PubMed PMID:31831671 .
  7. deSante-Bertkau, JE, Shubkin, CD, Nelson, WA, Salter, EK, Lantos, JD. When Specialty Care Is Unavailable to Rural Families. Pediatrics. 2019;144 (6):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-1130. PubMed PMID:31690711 .
  8. Brunkhorst, J, Lantos, JD. Ethics and Medico-legal implications in delivery room emergencies. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2019;24 (6):101029. doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2019.101029. PubMed PMID:31606328 .
  9. Caruso Brown, AE, Arthur, JD, Mutrie, LH, Lantos, JD. Seeking a Second Opinion on Social Media. Pediatrics. 2019;144 (5):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-0817. PubMed PMID:31597691 .
  10. Moore, B, Lantos, JD. Healthcare organizations and high profile disagreements. Bioethics. 2020;34 (3):281-287. doi: 10.1111/bioe.12670. PubMed PMID:31577853 .
  11. Riley, JS, Antiel, RM, Flake, AW, Johnson, MP, Rintoul, NE, Lantos, JD et al.. Pediatric neurosurgeons' views regarding prenatal surgery for myelomeningocele and the management of hydrocephalus: a national survey. Neurosurg Focus. 2019;47 (4):E8. doi: 10.3171/2019.7.FOCUS19406. PubMed PMID:31574481 .
  12. Gerdes, H, Lantos, J. Differing Thresholds for Overriding Parental Refusals of Life-Sustaining Treatment. HEC Forum. 2020;32 (1):13-20. doi: 10.1007/s10730-019-09384-6. PubMed PMID:31535261 .
  13. Carter, BS, Lantos, JD. Disclosing adverse events and near misses to parents of neonates. Semin. Perinatol. 2019;43 (8):151182. doi: 10.1053/j.semperi.2019.08.011. PubMed PMID:31519367 .
  14. Lantos, JD. When Deeply Held Personal Beliefs Conflict with Collective Societal Norms. Perspect. Biol. Med. 2019;62 (3):503-518. doi: 10.1353/pbm.2019.0029. PubMed PMID:31495794 .
  15. Levy, C, Weeks, KS, Benson, RJ, Miller, JM, Higgins, J, Deutsch, SA et al.. Failure to Provide Adequate Palliative Care May Be Medical Neglect. Pediatrics. 2019;144 (4):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-3939. PubMed PMID:31484675 .
  16. Berrios, C, Koertje, C, Noel-MacDonnell, J, Soden, S, Lantos, J. Parents of newborns in the NICU enrolled in genome sequencing research: hopeful, but not naïve. Genet. Med. 2020;22 (2):416-422. doi: 10.1038/s41436-019-0644-5. PubMed PMID:31467447 PubMed Central PMC7004847.
  17. Janvier, A, Prentice, T, Wallace, J, Robson, K, Mann, P, Lantos, JD et al.. Does It Matter if This Baby Is 22 or 23 Weeks?. Pediatrics. 2019;144 (3):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-0113. PubMed PMID:31395622 .
  18. Moore, B, Lantos, JD. When Parents Take Conflicts to Digital Media. Pediatrics. 2019;144 (2):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-0932. PubMed PMID:31341006 .
  19. Hopkins, KA, Ott, MA, Salih, Z, Bosslet, GT, Lantos, J. When Adolescent and Parents Disagree on Medical Plan, Who Gets to Decide?. Pediatrics. 2019;144 (2):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-0291. PubMed PMID:31266823 .
  20. Puri, K, Malek, J, de la Uz, CM, Lantos, J, Cabrera, AG, Frugé, E et al.. Allowing Adolescents to Weigh Benefits and Burdens of High-stakes Therapies. Pediatrics. 2019;144 (1):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-3714. PubMed PMID:31167936 .
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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. Earp, BD, Demaree-Cotton, J, Dunn, M, Dranseika, V, Everett, JAC, Feltz, A et al.. Experimental Philosophical Bioethics. AJOB Empir Bioeth. ;11 (1):30-33. doi: 10.1080/23294515.2020.1714792. PubMed PMID:32096728 .
  2. Shah, PR, Esaa, FS, Gupta, P, Mercurio, MG. Trichodysplasia spinulosa successfully treated with adapalene 0.1% gel and oral valganciclovir in a renal transplant recipient. JAAD Case Rep. 2020;6 (1):23-25. doi: 10.1016/j.jdcr.2019.11.002. PubMed PMID:31909132 PubMed Central PMC6938882.
  3. Fanelli, D, Mercurio, M, Gasparini, G, Galasso, O. Predictors of Meniscal Allograft Transplantation Outcome: A Systematic Review. J Knee Surg. 2019; :. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1695043. PubMed PMID:31461756 .
  4. Pyle, AK, Shabanova, V, Cleary, MA, Ozgediz, D, Cummings, CL, Kamin, DS et al.. Variable management strategies for NEC totalis: a national survey. J Perinatol. 2019;39 (11):1521-1527. doi: 10.1038/s41372-019-0448-0. PubMed PMID:31371831 .
  5. Izzo, F, Mercurio, M, de Gennaro, B, Aprea, P, Cappelletti, P, Daković, A et al.. Surface modified natural zeolites (SMNZs) as nanocomposite versatile materials for health and environment. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2019;182 :110380. doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2019.110380. PubMed PMID:31362155 .
  6. Mercurio, M, Castioni, D, Iannò, B, Gasparini, G, Galasso, O. Outcomes of revision surgery after periprosthetic shoulder infection: a systematic review. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2019;28 (6):1193-1203. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2019.02.014. PubMed PMID:31003887 .
  7. Gasparini, G, Mercurio, M, Caroleo, B, Galasso, O. Cervical spondylodiscitis mimicking Pott's disease: a case report. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2019;23 (2 Suppl):1-5. doi: 10.26355/eurrev_201904_17467. PubMed PMID:30977864 .
  8. Cellini, N, Mercurio, M, Sarlo, M. The Fate of Emotional Memories Over a Week: Does Sleep Play Any Role?. Front Psychol. 2019;10 :481. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00481. PubMed PMID:30890991 PubMed Central PMC6411793.
  9. Corriero, G, Pierri, C, Mercurio, M, Nonnis Marzano, C, Onen Tarantini, S, Gravina, MF et al.. A Mediterranean mesophotic coral reef built by non-symbiotic scleractinians. Sci Rep. 2019;9 (1):3601. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-40284-4. PubMed PMID:30837650 PubMed Central PMC6401148.
  10. Cazzaniga, S, Castelli, E, Di Landro, A, Di Mercurio, M, Imberti, G, Locatelli, GA et al.. Mobile teledermatology for melanoma detection: Assessment of the validity in the framework of a population-based skin cancer awareness campaign in northern Italy. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2019;81 (1):257-260. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2019.02.036. PubMed PMID:30797846 .
  11. Fumagalli, GG, Sacchi, L, Basilico, P, Arighi, A, Carandini, T, Scarioni, M et al.. Monozygotic Twins with Frontotemporal Dementia Due To Thr272fs GRN Mutation Discordant for Age At Onset. J. Alzheimers Dis. 2019;67 (4):1173-1179. doi: 10.3233/JAD-180723. PubMed PMID:30689572 .
  12. Galasso, O, Castioni, D, Mercurio, M, Sticozzi, M, Porco, E, De Gori, M et al.. Reinfusion-drains reduce blood transfusions in total joint arthroplasty. J. Biol. Regul. Homeost. Agents. ;32 (6 Suppl. 1):131-138. . PubMed PMID:30644293 .
  13. Hobson, JG, Ibrahim, SF, Mercurio, MG. Recalcitrant Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus Treated With Erbium YAG Laser. JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155 (2):254-256. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4461. PubMed PMID:30540338 .
  14. Salvato, G, Mercurio, M, Sberna, M, Paulesu, E, Bottini, G. A very light lunch: Interoceptive deficits and food aversion at onset in a case of behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2018;10 :750-754. doi: 10.1016/j.dadm.2018.10.001. PubMed PMID:30480080 PubMed Central PMC6240841.
  15. Soh, JM, Galka, E, Mercurio, MG. Herpetic Whitlow-A Case of Inadvertent Inoculation With Melanoma Viral Therapy. JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154 (12):1487-1488. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3584. PubMed PMID:30422160 .
  16. Pietroboni, AM, Carandini, T, Colombi, A, Mercurio, M, Ghezzi, L, Giulietti, G et al.. Amyloid PET as a marker of normal-appearing white matter early damage in multiple sclerosis: correlation with CSF β-amyloid levels and brain volumes. Eur. J. Nucl. Med. Mol. Imaging. 2019;46 (2):280-287. doi: 10.1007/s00259-018-4182-1. PubMed PMID:30343433 .
  17. Mercurio, MR. The EXTEND system for extrauterine support of extremely premature neonates: opportunity and caution. Pediatr. Res. 2018;84 (6):795-796. doi: 10.1038/s41390-018-0198-2. PubMed PMID:30323347 .
  18. Varela, C, Schmidt, SA, Borneman, AR, Pang, CNI, Krömerx, JO, Khan, A et al.. Systems-based approaches enable identification of gene targets which improve the flavour profile of low-ethanol wine yeast strains. Metab. Eng. 2018;49 :178-191. doi: 10.1016/j.ymben.2018.08.006. PubMed PMID:30138679 .
  19. Delvecchio, G, Rossetti, MG, Caletti, E, Arighi, A, Galimberti, D, Basilico, P et al.. The Neuroanatomy of Somatoform Disorders: A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study. Psychosomatics. ;60 (3):278-288. doi: 10.1016/j.psym.2018.07.005. PubMed PMID:30119840 .
  20. Pitch, MA, Bryan, DJ, McMillan, J, Chavez, L, Hammes, SR, Scott, G et al.. A fatal case of parathyroid hormone-related peptide (PTHrP)-producing squamous cell carcinoma arising in the context of long-standing hidradenitis suppurativa. JAAD Case Rep. 2018;4 (5):426-428. doi: 10.1016/j.jdcr.2017.11.025. PubMed PMID:29984271 PubMed Central PMC6031571.
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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. Ren, M, Mitchell, CR, Mo, W. Dynamic life cycle economic and environmental assessment of residential solar photovoltaic systems. Sci. Total Environ. 2020;722 :137932. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137932. PubMed PMID:32208273 .
  2. Truog, RD, Mitchell, C, Daley, GQ. The Toughest Triage - Allocating Ventilators in a Pandemic. N. Engl. J. Med. 2020; :. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp2005689. PubMed PMID:32202721 .
  3. Ona, S, Long, M, Mitchell, C. Reply. Clin. Gastroenterol. Hepatol. 2020;18 (4):1002. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2019.08.037. PubMed PMID:32197703 .
  4. Bishop, K, Shanley, JB, Riscassi, A, de Wit, HA, Eklöf, K, Meng, B et al.. Recent advances in understanding and measurement of mercury in the environment: Terrestrial Hg cycling. Sci. Total Environ. 2020;721 :137647. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137647. PubMed PMID:32197286 .
  5. Allendorf, K, Thornton, A, Mitchell, C, Young-DeMarco, L. The Influence of Developmental Idealism on Marital Attitudes, Expectations, and Timing. J Fam Issues. 2019;40 (17):2359-2388. doi: 10.1177/0192513x19856642. PubMed PMID:32189821 PubMed Central PMC7079761.
  6. D'Souza, RF, Woodhead, JST, Hedges, CP, Zeng, N, Wan, J, Kumagai, H et al.. Increased expression of the mitochondrial derived peptide, MOTS-c, in skeletal muscle of healthy aging men is associated with myofiber composition. Aging (Albany NY). 2020;12 :. doi: 10.18632/aging.102944. PubMed PMID:32182209 .
  7. Moore, KB, Mitchell, CK, Lin, YP, Lee, YH, Shihabeddin, E, O'Brien, J et al.. Localized calcium signaling and the control of coupling at Cx36 gap junctions. eNeuro. 2020; :. doi: 10.1523/ENEURO.0445-19.2020. PubMed PMID:32179580 .
  8. Mitchell, C, Dolan, N, Dürsteler, KM. Management of dependent use of illicit opioids. BMJ. 2020;368 :m710. doi: 10.1136/bmj.m710. PubMed PMID:32152035 .
  9. Seminario-Vidal, L, Kroshinsky, D, Malachowski, SJ, Sun, J, Markova, A, Beachkofsky, TM et al.. Society of Dermatology Hospitalists supportive care guidelines for the management of Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis in adults. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.02.066. PubMed PMID:32151629 .
  10. Mitchell, C, Lawson, R. Screening Heroin Smokers' Lung Function at Community Care Clinics. Chest. 2020;157 (3):484-486. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.01.006. PubMed PMID:32145800 .
  11. Ramzan, F, D'Souza, RF, Durainayagam, BR, Milan, AM, Roy, NC, Kruger, MC et al.. Inflexibility of the plasma miRNA response following a high-carbohydrate meal in overweight insulin-resistant women. Genes Nutr. 2020;15 (1):2. doi: 10.1186/s12263-020-0660-8. PubMed PMID:32143569 .
  12. Nunes, MC, Kim, S, Zeldow, B, Violari, A, Dittmer, S, Cassim, H et al.. Streptococcus pneumoniae colonization in pneumococcal vaccine-naïve human immunodeficiency virus-exposed infected and -uninfected South African children. Medicine (Baltimore). 2020;99 (9):e19353. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000019353. PubMed PMID:32118776 .
  13. Mitchell, C, Teti, SL. Ensuring Certified Healthcare Ethics Consultants Are Competent to Practice. Am J Bioeth. 2020;20 (3):24-27. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2020.1714818. PubMed PMID:32116169 .
  14. Hamilton, JM, Al Khdhur, H, Mitchell, C, Warrier, SK, Heriot, AG. Laparoscopic high anterior resection for unicentric Castleman's disease of the sigmoid mesocolon. ANZ J Surg. 2020; :. doi: 10.1111/ans.15792. PubMed PMID:32115836 .
  15. Bullock, B, Donovan, PJ, Mitchell, C, Whitty, JA, Coombes, I. The impact of a Post-Take Ward Round Pharmacist on the Risk Score and Enactment of Medication-Related Recommendations. Pharmacy (Basel). 2020;8 (1):. doi: 10.3390/pharmacy8010023. PubMed PMID:32093405 .
  16. Rossi, HL, See, LP, Foster, W, Pitake, S, Gibbs, J, Schmidt, B et al.. Evoked and spontaneous pain assessment during tooth pulp injury. Sci Rep. 2020;10 (1):2759. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-59742-5. PubMed PMID:32066827 PubMed Central PMC7026088.
  17. Young, R, Snow, H, Hendry, S, Mitchell, C, Slavin, J, Schlicht, S et al.. Correlation between percutaneous biopsy and final histopathology for retroperitoneal sarcoma: a single-centre study. ANZ J Surg. 2020; :. doi: 10.1111/ans.15723. PubMed PMID:32064728 .
  18. Mitchell, C. To effectively treat PID, look beyond coverage for gonorrhea and chlamydia. Clin. Infect. Dis. 2020; :. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa103. PubMed PMID:32052829 .
  19. Mitchell, CM, Watson, L, Mitchell, AJ, Hyrien, O, Bergerat, A, Valint, DJ et al.. Vaginal Microbiota and Mucosal Immune Markers in Women With Vulvovaginal Discomfort. Sex Transm Dis. 2020;47 (4):269-274. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001143. PubMed PMID:32044865 PubMed Central PMC7071966.
  20. Ramzan, F, D'Souza, RF, Durainayagam, BR, Milan, AM, Roy, NC, Kruger, MC et al.. Inflexibility of the plasma miRNA response following a high-carbohydrate meal in overweight insulin-resistant women. Genes Nutr. 2020;15 :2. doi: 10.1186/s12263-020-0660-8. PubMed PMID:32042348 PubMed Central PMC7001289.
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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. Moreno, F, Moreno, J, Fatela, F, Guise, L, Vieira, C, Leira, M et al.. Bromine biogeodynamics in the NE Atlantic: A perspective from natural wetlands of western Portugal. Sci. Total Environ. 2020;722 :137649. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137649. PubMed PMID:32208235 .
  2. Davison, MA, Lilly, DT, Desai, SA, Vuong, VD, Moreno, J, Bagley, C et al.. Racial Differences in Perioperative Opioid Utilization in Lumbar Decompression and Fusion Surgery for Symptomatic Lumbar Stenosis or Spondylolisthesis. Global Spine J. 2020;10 (2):160-168. doi: 10.1177/2192568219850092. PubMed PMID:32206515 PubMed Central PMC7076601.
  3. Davison, MA, Lilly, DT, Moreno, J, Cheng, J, Bagley, C, Adogwa, O et al.. Regional Variation in Nonoperative Therapy Utilization for Symptomatic Lumbar Stenosis and Spondylolisthesis: A 2-Year Costs Analysis. Global Spine J. 2020;10 (2):138-147. doi: 10.1177/2192568219844227. PubMed PMID:32206512 PubMed Central PMC7076589.
  4. Moreno, J, Duarte, C, Cassiolato, AP, Chacón, GC, Alarcon, P, Sánchez, J et al.. Molecular characterization of Latin American invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 19A isolates. Vaccine. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.03.030. PubMed PMID:32204942 .
  5. Alvar, J, Alves, F, Bucheton, B, Burrows, L, Büscher, P, Carrillo, E et al.. Implications of asymptomatic infection for the natural history of selected parasitic tropical diseases. Semin Immunopathol. 2020; :. doi: 10.1007/s00281-020-00796-y. PubMed PMID:32189034 .
  6. González-Jiménez, MDC, Moreno-García, J, García-Martínez, T, Moreno, JJ, Puig-Pujol, A, Capdevilla, F et al.. Differential Analysis of Proteins Involved in Ester Metabolism in two Saccharomyces cerevisiae Strains during the Second Fermentation in Sparkling Wine Elaboration. Microorganisms. 2020;8 (3):. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms8030403. PubMed PMID:32183073 .
  7. Saunders, JM, Moreno, JL, Ibi, D, Sikaroodi, M, Kang, DJ, Muñoz-Moreno, R et al.. Gut microbiota manipulation during the prepubertal period shapes behavioral abnormalities in a mouse neurodevelopmental disorder model. Sci Rep. 2020;10 (1):4697. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-61635-6. PubMed PMID:32170216 PubMed Central PMC7070045.
  8. Martínez-Banderas, AI, Aires, A, Plaza-García, S, Colás, L, Moreno, JA, Ravasi, T et al.. Magnetic core-shell nanowires as MRI contrast agents for cell tracking. J Nanobiotechnology. 2020;18 (1):42. doi: 10.1186/s12951-020-00597-3. PubMed PMID:32164746 PubMed Central PMC7069006.
  9. Asín-Prieto, G, Martínez-Expósito, A, Barroso, FO, Urendes, EJ, Gonzalez-Vargas, J, Alnajjar, FS et al.. Haptic Adaptive Feedback to Promote Motor Learning With a Robotic Ankle Exoskeleton Integrated With a Video Game. Front Bioeng Biotechnol. 2020;8 :113. doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2020.00113. PubMed PMID:32154239 PubMed Central PMC7047324.
  10. Ramírez-Bello, J, Fragoso, JM, Alemán-Ávila, I, Jiménez-Morales, S, Campos-Parra, AD, Barbosa-Cobos, RE et al.. Association of BLK and BANK1 Polymorphisms and Interactions With Rheumatoid Arthritis in a Latin-American Population. Front Genet. 2020;11 :58. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2020.00058. PubMed PMID:32153635 PubMed Central PMC7045059.
  11. Moreno, JI, Coleman, IS, Johnson, CL, Green, DS, Piva, MA. Ccm1p is a 15S rRNA primary transcript processing factor as elucidated by a novel in vivo system in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Curr. Genet. 2020; :. doi: 10.1007/s00294-020-01064-0. PubMed PMID:32152734 .
  12. Porras-Agüera, JA, Román-Camacho, JJ, Moreno-García, J, Mauricio, JC, Moreno, J, García-Martínez, T et al.. Effect of endogenous CO2 overpressure on the yeast "stressome" during the "prise de mousse" of sparkling wine. Food Microbiol. 2020;89 :103431. doi: 10.1016/j.fm.2020.103431. PubMed PMID:32138989 .
  13. Ormeño, F, Hormazabal, J, Moreno, J, Riquelme, F, Rios, J, Criollo, A et al.. Chaperone Mediated Autophagy Degrades TDP-43 Protein and Is Affected by TDP-43 Aggregation. Front Mol Neurosci. 2020;13 :19. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2020.00019. PubMed PMID:32132902 PubMed Central PMC7040037.
  14. Vaughan, EM, Johnston, CA, Moreno, JP, Cheskin, LJ, Dutton, GR, Gee, M et al.. Symptom prevalence differences of depression as measured by BDI and PHQ scales in the Look AHEAD study. Obes Sci Pract. 2020;6 (1):28-38. doi: 10.1002/osp4.378. PubMed PMID:32128240 PubMed Central PMC7042097.
  15. Serianni, G, Toigo, V, Bigi, M, Boldrin, M, Chitarin, G, Dal Bello, S et al.. First operation in SPIDER and the path to complete MITICA. Rev Sci Instrum. 2020;91 (2):023510. doi: 10.1063/1.5133076. PubMed PMID:32113382 .
  16. Müller, P, Del Ama, AJ, Moreno, JC, Schauer, T. Adaptive multichannel FES neuroprosthesis with learning control and automatic gait assessment. J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2020;17 (1):36. doi: 10.1186/s12984-020-0640-7. PubMed PMID:32111245 PubMed Central PMC7048130.
  17. Moura, O, Pereira, M, Moreno, J, Simões, MR. Investigating the double-deficit hypothesis of developmental dyslexia in an orthography of intermediate depth. Ann Dyslexia. 2020; :. doi: 10.1007/s11881-020-00190-1. PubMed PMID:32096102 .
  18. Zenil-Vega, M, Cerón, E, López-Bello, G, Moreno, J, Juárez-Cruz, E, Castillejos-López, M et al.. An association between glycine and insulin levels is observed in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis and type 2 diabetes. Clin Nutr. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2020.02.007. PubMed PMID:32093879 .
  19. Hernández-Zavala, A, Cortés-Camacho, F, Palma Lara, I, Godinez-Aguilar, R, Espinosa-García, AM, Pérez-Durán, J et al.. Two Novel FAM20C Variants in A Family with Raine Syndrome. Genes (Basel). 2020;11 (2):. doi: 10.3390/genes11020222. PubMed PMID:32093234 PubMed Central PMC7073523.
  20. Moreno, J, Rodriguez, D, Nebro, AJ, Lozano, JA. Merge Nondominated Sorting Algorithm for Many-Objective Optimization. IEEE Trans Cybern. 2020; :. doi: 10.1109/TCYB.2020.2968301. PubMed PMID:32086228 .
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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. Steering Committee, Rodgers, GP, Linderbaum, JA, Pearson, DD, Fernandes, SM, Housholder-Hughes, SD et al.. 2020 ACC Clinical Competencies for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in Adult Cardiovascular Medicine: A Report of the ACC Competency Management Committee. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.01.005. PubMed PMID:32204958 .
  2. Fitz, MM, Adams, W, Haist, SA, Hauer, KE, Ross, LP, Raff, A et al.. Which Internal Medicine Clerkship Characteristics Are Associated With Students' Performance on the NBME Medicine Subject Exam? A Multi-Institutional Analysis. Acad Med. 2020; :. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000003322. PubMed PMID:32195693 .
  3. Inagaki, TK, Ross, LP. A body-to-mind perspective on social connection: Physical warmth potentiates brain activity to close others and subsequent feelings of social connection. Emotion. 2020; :. doi: 10.1037/emo0000749. PubMed PMID:32191084 .
  4. Calland, AR, Siegler, IC, Costa, PT, Ross, LM, Zucker, N, French, R et al.. Associations of self-reported eating disorder behaviors and personality in a college-educated sample. Appetite. 2020; :104669. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2020.104669. PubMed PMID:32179014 .
  5. Ross, LF. 50 Years Ago in TheJournalofPediatrics: Renal Homotransplantations in Children. J. Pediatr. 2020;218 :15. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.09.001. PubMed PMID:32089178 .
  6. Ryan, MP, Monjazeb, S, Ross, LS, Kroger, KT. Bullous hemorrhagic lichen sclerosus of the breast: a report of two cases and review of the literature. Dermatol. Online J. 2019;25 (12):. . PubMed PMID:32045162 .
  7. Thibault, N, Ibrahim, J, Peterschmitt, MJ, Puga, AC, Ross, L, Vu, L et al.. Effect of eliglustat on the pharmacokinetics of digoxin, metoprolol, and oral contraceptives and absorption of eliglustat when coadministered with acid-reducing agents. Mol. Genet. Metab. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.ymgme.2020.01.001. PubMed PMID:32029355 .
  8. Schoelles-Williams, J, English, DE 2nd, Godwin, DA, Hammond, L, Mason, HL, Petrelli, HMW et al.. Report of the 2018-2019 Student Affairs Standing Committee. Am J Pharm Educ. 2019;83 (10):7656. doi: 10.5688/ajpe7656. PubMed PMID:32001894 PubMed Central PMC6983882.
  9. Vu, L, Cox, GF, Ibrahim, J, Peterschmitt, MJ, Ross, L, Thibault, N et al.. Effects of paroxetine, ketoconazole, and rifampin on the metabolism of eliglustat, an oral substrate reduction therapy for Gaucher disease type 1. Mol Genet Metab Rep. 2020;22 :100552. doi: 10.1016/j.ymgmr.2019.100552. PubMed PMID:31993325 PubMed Central PMC6976987.
  10. Webb, CM, Ross, L, Monjazeb, S, Goodwin, B, Ren, P. Answer to February 2020 Photo Quiz. J. Clin. Microbiol. 2020;58 (2):. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01657-18. PubMed PMID:31992652 PubMed Central PMC6989055.
  11. Webb, CM, Ross, L, Monjazeb, S, Goodwin, B, Ren, P. Photo Quiz: Skin Nodules in a Liver Transplant Recipient. J. Clin. Microbiol. 2020;58 (2):. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01649-18. PubMed PMID:31992651 PubMed Central PMC6989086.
  12. Quinlivan, A, Ross, L, Proudman, S. Systemic sclerosis: Advances towards stratified medicine. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2020; :101469. doi: 10.1016/j.berh.2019.101469. PubMed PMID:31973938 .
  13. Attard, J, Ross, L, Weeks, KW. Corrigendum to "Design and development of a spiritual care competency framework for pre-registration nurses and midwives: A modified Delphi study" [Nurse Education in Practice Volume 40, October 2019, 102604]. Nurse Educ Pract. 2020; :102645. doi: 10.1016/j.nepr.2019.102645. PubMed PMID:31932203 .
  14. Langston, K, Ross, LJ, Byrnes, A, Hay, R. Secondary-prevention behaviour-change strategy for high-risk patients: Benefits for all classes of body mass index. Nutr Diet. 2020; :. doi: 10.1111/1747-0080.12605. PubMed PMID:31919951 .
  15. Sprague, BN, Freed, SA, Phillips, CB, Ross, LA. A viewpoint on change point modeling for cognitive aging research: Moving from description to intervention and practice. Ageing Res. Rev. 2020;58 :101003. doi: 10.1016/j.arr.2019.101003. PubMed PMID:31881367 .
  16. Ross, LF. 50 Years Ago in TheJournal ofPediatrics: A New Diagnostic Test for Hemoglobin S. J. Pediatr. 2020;216 :18. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.07.023. PubMed PMID:31843112 .
  17. Ross, L, Danforth, CM, Eppstein, MJ, Clarfeld, LA, Durieux, BN, Gramling, CJ et al.. Story Arcs in Serious Illness: Natural Language Processing features of Palliative Care Conversations. Patient Educ Couns. 2019; :. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2019.11.021. PubMed PMID:31831305 .
  18. Rayner, J, D'Arcy, E, Ross, LJ, Hodge, A, Schoenaker, DAJM. Carbohydrate restriction in midlife is associated with higher risk of type 2 diabetes among Australian women: A cohort study. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2020;30 (3):400-409. doi: 10.1016/j.numecd.2019.11.001. PubMed PMID:31822429 .
  19. Ross, LM, Slentz, CA, Kraus, WE. Evaluating Individual Level Responses to Exercise for Health Outcomes in Overweight or Obese Adults. Front Physiol. 2019;10 :1401. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2019.01401. PubMed PMID:31798463 PubMed Central PMC6867965.
  20. Cremer, A, Ellegast, JM, Alexe, G, Frank, ES, Ross, L, Chu, SH et al.. Resistance Mechanisms to SYK Inhibition in Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Cancer Discov. 2020;10 (2):214-231. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-19-0209. PubMed PMID:31771968 PubMed Central PMC7058374.
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Cynda Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Cynda Rushton PhD, RN, FAAN

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

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

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

Yoram Unguru MD, MS, MA

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

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

  1. Shuman, A, Unguru, Y. Drug Shortages: The View Across an Ocean. Oncologist. 2020; :. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2019-1010. PubMed PMID:32027068 .
  2. 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 .
  3. 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.
  4. 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 .
  5. 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 .
  6. 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 .
  7. Unguru, Y. Funerals. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018;65 (7):e27059. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27059. PubMed PMID:29603578 .
  8. 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 .
  9. Unguru, Y. Speed and Safety in Drug Approval and Commercialization. Pediatrics. 2017;140 (5):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-0791. PubMed PMID:29021234 .
  10. 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.
  11. 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 .
  12. 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 .
  13. 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 .
  14. 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 .
  15. 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 .
  16. Patel, N, Fixler, J, Unguru, Y, Kutlar, A, Kutlar, F. A new Aγ-globin chain variant: Hb F-Sykesville MD [Aγ113(G15)Val → Ile; HBG1: c.340G>A] detected in a Caucasian baby. Hemoglobin. 2015;39 (1):52-4. doi: 10.3109/03630269.2014.986276. PubMed PMID:25565447 .
  17. Decamp, M, Joffe, S, Fernandez, CV, Faden, RR, Unguru, Y, Working Group on Chemotherapy Drug Shortages in Pediatric Oncology et al.. Chemotherapy drug shortages in pediatric oncology: a consensus statement. Pediatrics. 2014;133 (3):e716-24. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-2946. PubMed PMID:24488741 PubMed Central PMC3934344.
  18. Kutlar, F, Unguru, Y, Dixon, N, Patel, N, Bailey, L, Zhuang, L et al.. Two new hemoglobin variants: Hb Tallahassee [α3(A1)Ser→Tyr; HBA2: c.11C>A] and Hb madison-NC [β119(GH2)Gly→Ser; HBB: c.358G>A]. Hemoglobin. 2014;38 (3):207-10. doi: 10.3109/03630269.2014.881371. PubMed PMID:24471829 .
  19. Unguru, S. [Not Available]. NTM. 2013;21 (3):299-311. doi: 10.1007/s00048-013-0096-y. PubMed PMID:24132538 .
  20. Wilfond, BS, Magnus, D, Antommaria, AH, Appelbaum, P, Aschner, J, Barrington, KJ et al.. The OHRP and SUPPORT. N. Engl. J. Med. 2013;368 (25):e36. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1307008. PubMed PMID:23738513 .
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