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

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

Douglas S. Diekema, MD, MPH

The University of Washington School of Public Health

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

  1. Kobayashi, T, Ford, B, Diekema, DJ, Sekar, P. Disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera infection successfully treated with a clofazimine-containing regimen and long-term follow-up after discontinuing treatment. IDCases. 2024;36 :e01991. doi: 10.1016/j.idcr.2024.e01991. PubMed PMID:38846029 PubMed Central PMC11154623.
  2. Navin, MC, Wasserman, JA, Diekema, DS, Pope, TM. Limits on Parental Discretion in Medical Decision-Making: pediatric intervention principles converge. Perspect Biol Med. 2024;67 (2):277-289. doi: 10.1353/pbm.2024.a929023. PubMed PMID:38828604 .
  3. Olthoff, M, Kobayashi, T, Parsons, MG, Ford, B, Prasidthrathsint, K, Non, L et al.. Impact of metagenomic next-generation sequencing on clinical decision-making at an academic medical center, a retrospective study, Iowa, 2020-2022. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2024;4 (1):e39. doi: 10.1017/ash.2024.31. PubMed PMID:38562514 PubMed Central PMC10983051.
  4. Singh, HK, Claeys, KC, Advani, SD, Ballam, YJ, Penney, J, Schutte, KM et al.. Diagnostic stewardship to improve patient outcomes and healthcare-associated infection (HAI) metrics. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2024;45 (4):405-411. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.284. PubMed PMID:38204365 PubMed Central PMC11007360.
  5. Thom, KA, Rock, C, Robinson, GL, Reisinger, HRS, Baloh, J, Chasco, E et al.. Alcohol-based decontamination of gloved hands: A randomized controlled trial. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2024;45 (4):467-473. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.243. PubMed PMID:37994538 PubMed Central PMC11007359.
  6. Kingsley, J, Clark, J, Lewis-Newby, M, Dudzinski, DM, Diekema, D. Navigating parental requests: considering the relational potential standard in paediatric end-of-life care in the paediatric intensive care unit. J Med Ethics. 2023; :. doi: 10.1136/jme-2023-108912. PubMed PMID:37968108 .
  7. Epstein, L, Diekema, DJ, Morgan, DJ, Fakih, MG, Lee, F, Gottlieb, L et al.. Diagnostic stewardship and the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: Lessons learned for prevention of emerging infectious diseases in acute-care settings. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2024;45 (3):277-283. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.195. PubMed PMID:37933951 .
  8. Thom, KA, Rock, C, Robinson, GL, Reisinger, HS, Baloh, J, Li, S et al.. Direct Gloving vs Hand Hygiene Before Donning Gloves in Adherence to Hospital Infection Control Practices: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2023;6 (10):e2336758. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.36758. PubMed PMID:37883088 PubMed Central PMC10603500.
  9. Harrington, EM, Trautman, K, Davis, MB, Varzavand, K, Meacham, H, Dains, A et al.. Descriptive epidemiology of central line-associated bloodstream infections at an academic medical center in Iowa, 2019-2022. Am J Infect Control. 2024;52 (4):436-442. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2023.09.021. PubMed PMID:37827243 .
  10. McAdam, AJ, Diekema, DJ. The Editors' reply to "Letter responding to performance of updated Enterobacterales piperacillin-tazobactam breakpoints on the MicroScan antimicrobial susceptibility testing system". J Clin Microbiol. 2023;61 (11):e0069223. doi: 10.1128/jcm.00692-23. PubMed PMID:37823659 PubMed Central PMC10662355.
  11. Diekema, DJ, Nori, P, Stevens, MP, Smith, MW, Coffey, KC, Morgan, DJ et al.. Are Contact Precautions "Essential" for the Prevention of Healthcare-associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus?. Clin Infect Dis. 2024;78 (5):1289-1294. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciad571. PubMed PMID:37738565 .
  12. Ku, TSN, Al Mohajer, M, Newton, JA, Wilson, MH, Monsees, E, Hayden, MK et al.. Improving antimicrobial use through better diagnosis: The relationship between diagnostic stewardship and antimicrobial stewardship. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2023;44 (12):1901-1908. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.156. PubMed PMID:37665212 .
  13. Pratt, AA, Brown, GD, Perencevich, EN, Diekema, DJ, Nonnenmann, MW. Comparison of virus aerosol concentrations across a face shield worn on a healthcare personnel during a simulated patient cough. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2024;45 (2):221-226. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.130. PubMed PMID:37609833 .
  14. Salter, EK, Hester, DM, Vinarcsik, L, Matheny Antommaria, AH, Bester, J, Blustein, J et al.. Pediatric Decision Making: Consensus Recommendations. Pediatrics. 2023;152 (3):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2023-061832. PubMed PMID:37555276 .
  15. Abosi, OJ, Trannel, A, Schwartzhoff, P, Ackman, M, Zilles, B, Marra, AR et al.. A review of extended coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) isolation duration among inpatients in a tertiary-care hospital-Iowa, 2020-2022. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2024;45 (1):110-113. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.154. PubMed PMID:37528757 PubMed Central PMC10782192.
  16. Brust, KB, Kobayashi, T, Diekema, DJ. Asymptomatic Testing of Hospital Admissions for SARS-CoV-2: Is it OK to Stop?. Clin Infect Dis. 2024;78 (2):356-360. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciad423. PubMed PMID:37463415 .
  17. Silverman, A, Batten, J, Berkman, E, Fitzgerald, H, Epstein, B, Shearer, E et al.. Resuscitate but not Intubate? Partial Codes in Pediatrics. Pediatrics. 2023;152 (2):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-058931. PubMed PMID:37435669 .
  18. Rodriguez-Nava, G, Diekema, DJ, Salinas, JL. Reconsidering the routine use of contact precautions in preventing the transmission of severe acute respiratory coronavirus virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in healthcare settings. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2023;44 (6):1035-1037. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.91. PubMed PMID:37138546 .
  19. Cornish, NE, Bachmann, LH, Diekema, DJ, McDonald, LC, McNult, P, Stevens-Garcia, J et al.. Pandemic Demand for SARS-CoV-2 Testing Led to Critical Supply and Workforce Shortages in U.S. Clinical and Public Health Laboratories. J Clin Microbiol. 2023;61 (7):e0318920. doi: 10.1128/jcm.03189-20. PubMed PMID:37070976 PubMed Central PMC10358151.
  20. Parsons, MG, Diekema, DJ. What Is New in Fungal Infections?. Mod Pathol. 2023;36 (6):100187. doi: 10.1016/j.modpat.2023.100187. PubMed PMID:37059227 .
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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. Bloemen, EM, Gottesman, E, Furfari, K, Glover, J, Gabbay, E, Cox, S et al.. Examining ethical issues that arise in providing ED/hospital care for patients experiencing elder mistreatment and approaches to address them. J Elder Abuse Negl. 2024; :1-18. doi: 10.1080/08946566.2024.2365341. PubMed PMID:38867518 .
  2. Oh, JDH, Freem, L, Saunders, DDZ, McTeir, L, Gilhooley, H, Jackson, M et al.. Insights into digit evolution from a fate map study of the forearm using Chameleon, a new transgenic chicken line. Development. 2024;151 (13):. doi: 10.1242/dev.202340. PubMed PMID:38828852 PubMed Central PMC11234372.
  3. Li, A, Brock, Z, Glover, J. Opportunities for de-escalation of aspirin therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation at high stroke risk receiving direct oral anticoagulants. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2024; :102128. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2024.102128. PubMed PMID:38796161 .
  4. O'Shaughnessy, M, Glover, J, Hafizi, R, Barhi, M, Clowes, R, Chong, SY et al.. Porous isoreticular non-metal organic frameworks. Nature. 2024;630 (8015):102-108. doi: 10.1038/s41586-024-07353-9. PubMed PMID:38778105 PubMed Central PMC11153147.
  5. Glover, J. Explaining novel scientific concepts to people whose technical acumen does not extend to turning it off, then turning it on again. Nature. 2024; :. doi: 10.1038/d41586-024-01405-w. PubMed PMID:38750198 .
  6. Browning, BD, Kirkland, AE, Green, R, Liu, H, Glover, JS, Ticer, TD et al.. Adolescent alcohol use is associated with differences in the diversity and composition of the oral microbiome. Alcohol Clin Exp Res (Hoboken). 2024;48 (6):1025-1035. doi: 10.1111/acer.15331. PubMed PMID:38631877 PubMed Central PMC11178446.
  7. Cho, THS, Murray, C, Malpica, R, Margain-Quevedo, R, Thede, GL, Lu, J et al.. The sensor of the bacterial histidine kinase CpxA is a novel dimer of extracytoplasmic Per-ARNT-Sim domains. J Biol Chem. 2024;300 (5):107265. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2024.107265. PubMed PMID:38582452 PubMed Central PMC11078701.
  8. Zerr, BA, Kruse, JM, Glover, JJ. Evaluation of adherence to guideline-directed therapy and risk factors for exacerbation in mild asthma: a retrospective chart review. Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol. 2024;20 (1):27. doi: 10.1186/s13223-024-00888-6. PubMed PMID:38549179 PubMed Central PMC10976713.
  9. Fritzsch, B, Glover, JC. Gene networks and the evolution of olfactory organs, eyes, hair cells and motoneurons: a view encompassing lancelets, tunicates and vertebrates. Front Cell Dev Biol. 2024;12 :1340157. doi: 10.3389/fcell.2024.1340157. PubMed PMID:38533086 PubMed Central PMC10963430.
  10. Sholler, GLS, Bergendahl, G, Lewis, EC, Kraveka, J, Ferguson, W, Nagulapally, AB et al.. Molecular-guided therapy for the treatment of patients with relapsed and refractory childhood cancers: a Beat Childhood Cancer Research Consortium trial. Genome Med. 2024;16 (1):28. doi: 10.1186/s13073-024-01297-5. PubMed PMID:38347552 PubMed Central PMC10860258.
  11. Locke, AJ, Abou Farraj, R, Tran, C, Zeinali, E, Mashayekhi, F, Ali, JYH et al.. The role of RNF138 in DNA end resection is regulated by ubiquitylation and CDK phosphorylation. J Biol Chem. 2024;300 (3):105709. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2024.105709. PubMed PMID:38309501 PubMed Central PMC10910129.
  12. Sudderick, ZR, Glover, JD. Periodic pattern formation during embryonic development. Biochem Soc Trans. 2024;52 (1):75-88. doi: 10.1042/BST20230197. PubMed PMID:38288903 PubMed Central PMC10903485.
  13. Silverman, GM, Rajamani, G, Ingraham, NE, Glover, JK, Sahoo, HS, Usher, M et al.. A Symptom-Based Natural Language Processing Surveillance Pipeline for Post-COVID-19 Patients. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2024;310 :860-864. doi: 10.3233/SHTI231087. PubMed PMID:38269931 .
  14. Fraga Delfino Kunz, C, Gerisch, A, Glover, J, Headon, D, Painter, KJ, Matthäus, F et al.. Novel Aspects in Pattern Formation Arise from Coupling Turing Reaction-Diffusion and Chemotaxis. Bull Math Biol. 2023;86 (1):4. doi: 10.1007/s11538-023-01225-5. PubMed PMID:38038776 PubMed Central PMC10692013.
  15. Landauer, AK, Tsinas, Z, Kafka, OL, Moser, NH, Glover, JL, Forster, AM et al.. Unintended consequences: Assessing thermo-mechanical changes in vinyl nitrile foam due to micro-computed X-ray tomographic imaging. Mater Des. 2023;235 :. doi: 10.1016/j.matdes.2023.112381. PubMed PMID:38037589 PubMed Central PMC10688219.
  16. Phrathep, DD, Glover, J, Valls, B, Fischer, S, Nguyen, J, Boesler, D et al.. Throwing Shoulder Range of Motion and Hamstring Flexibility in Adolescent Baseball Players: A Pilot Study. Cureus. 2023;15 (9):e46159. doi: 10.7759/cureus.46159. PubMed PMID:37905252 PubMed Central PMC10613122.
  17. George, J, Glover, JP, Reddy, GVP, Johnson, C, Hall, DR. Early Season Monitoring of Tarnished Plant Bug, Lygus lineolaris, in Wild Hosts Using Pheromone Traps. Insects. 2023;14 (10):. doi: 10.3390/insects14100805. PubMed PMID:37887817 PubMed Central PMC10607691.
  18. Chen, J, Farraj, RA, Limonta, D, Tabatabaei Dakhili, SA, Kerek, EM, Bhattacharya, A et al.. Reversible and irreversible inhibitors of coronavirus Nsp15 endoribonuclease. J Biol Chem. 2023;299 (11):105341. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2023.105341. PubMed PMID:37832873 PubMed Central PMC10656235.
  19. Das, A, Fernandez, NR, Levine, A, Bianchi, V, Stengs, LK, Chung, J et al.. Combined Immunotherapy Improves Outcome for Replication-Repair-Deficient (RRD) High-Grade Glioma Failing Anti-PD-1 Monotherapy: A Report from the International RRD Consortium. Cancer Discov. 2024;14 (2):258-273. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-23-0559. PubMed PMID:37823831 PubMed Central PMC10850948.
  20. Schwab, K, Kang, E, Minoda, E, Smith, R, Glover, J, Aviado, J et al.. Real world analysis of risk assessment tool evaluation (RATE) in the emergency department. Am J Emerg Med. 2023;74 :187-191. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2023.09.031. PubMed PMID:37806835 .
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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. Libor, L, Pécsy, B, Szűcs, E, Lantos, J, Bakos, A, Lázár, G et al.. Effect of transbronchial or intravenous administration of indocyanine green on resection margins during near-infrared-guided segmentectomy: a review. Front Surg. 2024;11 :1430100. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2024.1430100. PubMed PMID:39011052 PubMed Central PMC11246956.
  2. Lantos, JD. The slow, necessary growth of pediatric palliative care. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2024;54 (1):101570. doi: 10.1016/j.cppeds.2024.101570. PubMed PMID:38388282 .
  3. Joren, CY, Aris-Meijer, JL, Verhagen, AAE, Lantos, J. How to move forward in shared decision-making in pediatric palliative care. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2024;54 (1):101569. doi: 10.1016/j.cppeds.2024.101569. PubMed PMID:38355343 .
  4. Zivot, JB, Katz, NT, Deckelbaum, RJ, Lantos, JD, Teitel, JM. Gaza and the complexity and context of suffering. Lancet. 2024;403 (10423):244-245. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(23)02836-2. PubMed PMID:38219772 .
  5. Joren, CY, Aris-Meijer, JL, Verhagen, AAE, Lantos, J. Pediatric palliative care across continents: Communication and shared-decision-making. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2024;54 (1):101552. doi: 10.1016/j.cppeds.2023.101552. PubMed PMID:38155022 .
  6. Farkas, A, Csókási, T, Fabó, C, Szabó, Z, Lantos, J, Pécsy, B et al.. Chronic postoperative pain after non-intubated uniportal VATS lobectomy. Front Surg. 2023;10 :1282937. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2023.1282937. PubMed PMID:38026483 PubMed Central PMC10679439.
  7. Szabo, Z, Fabo, C, Szarvas, M, Matuz, M, Oszlanyi, A, Farkas, A et al.. Spontaneous Ventilation Combined with Double-Lumen Tube Intubation during Thoracic Surgery: A New Anesthesiologic Method Based on 141 Cases over Three Years. J Clin Med. 2023;12 (20):. doi: 10.3390/jcm12206457. PubMed PMID:37892595 PubMed Central PMC10607362.
  8. Escandon, R, Lantos, J. Challenges in accelerated approvals for gene therapies. Mol Ther. 2023;31 (9):2572-2574. doi: 10.1016/j.ymthe.2023.08.004. PubMed PMID:37597515 PubMed Central PMC10492019.
  9. Lantos, JD. The Future of Newborn Genomic Testing. Children (Basel). 2023;10 (7):. doi: 10.3390/children10071140. PubMed PMID:37508635 PubMed Central PMC10378699.
  10. Lantos, JD, Janvier, A. The Dilemmas of Artificial Wombs: Conventional Ethics and Science Fiction. Am J Bioeth. 2023;23 (5):82-85. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2023.2191057. PubMed PMID:37130396 .
  11. Lantos, JD, Brunelli, L, Hayeems, RZ. Understanding the Clinical Utility of Genome Sequencing in Critically Ill Newborns. J Pediatr. 2023;258 :113438. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2023.113438. PubMed PMID:37088180 .
  12. Lantos, J, Janvier, A, Barrington, K. Reply to Letter about whole genome sequencing in newborns. Hum Genet. 2023;142 (2):165-166. doi: 10.1007/s00439-022-02499-w. PubMed PMID:36607419 .
  13. Lantos, J, Furák, J, Zombori-Tóth, N, Zombori, T, Bihari, K, Varga, E et al.. [Changes of the T cell composition in the thymus during the COVID-19 pandemic]. Orv Hetil. 2022;163 (52):2062-2066. doi: 10.1556/650.2022.32664. PubMed PMID:36566438 .
  14. Rachmasari, KN, Strauss, SB, Phillips, CD, Lantos, JE, An, A, Cisse, B et al.. Posterior hypothalamic involvement on pre-operative MRI predicts hypothalamic obesity in craniopharyngiomas. Pituitary. 2023;26 (1):105-114. doi: 10.1007/s11102-022-01294-0. PubMed PMID:36462067 .
  15. Strauss, SB, Stern, S, Lantos, JE, Lin, E, Shin, J, Yao, P et al.. High-Resolution T2-Weighted Imaging for Surveillance in Postoperative Vestibular Schwannoma: Equivalence with Contrast-Enhanced T1WI for Measurement and Surveillance of Residual Tumor. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2022;43 (12):1792-1796. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A7685. PubMed PMID:36423954 .
  16. Lantos, JD. Should We Aspire to Be Rational About Letting Babies Die?. Am J Bioeth. 2022;22 (11):51-53. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2022.2123984. PubMed PMID:36332043 .
  17. Oei, JL, Blythe, S, Dicair, L, Didden, D, Preisz, A, Lantos, J et al.. What's in a name? The ethical implications and opportunities in diagnosing an infant with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). Addiction. 2023;118 (1):4-6. doi: 10.1111/add.16022. PubMed PMID:36084928 .
  18. Szabo, Z, Fabo, C, Oszlanyi, A, Hawchar, F, Géczi, T, Lantos, J et al.. Anesthetic (r)evolution from the conventional concept to the minimally invasive techniques in thoracic surgery-narrative review. J Thorac Dis. 2022;14 (8):3045-3060. doi: 10.21037/jtd-22-80. PubMed PMID:36071785 PubMed Central PMC9442516.
  19. Géczi, T, Simonka, Z, Lantos, J, Wetzel, M, Szabó, Z, Lázár, G et al.. Near-infrared fluorescence guided surgery: State of the evidence from a health technology assessment perspective. Front Surg. 2022;9 :919739. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2022.919739. PubMed PMID:35959120 PubMed Central PMC9360526.
  20. Zombori-Tóth, N, Paróczai, D, Lantos, J, Almási, S, Sejben, A, Tiszlavicz, L et al.. The More Extensive the Spread through Air Spaces, the Worse the Prognosis Is: Semi-Quantitative Evaluation of Spread through Air Spaces in Pulmonary Adenocarcinomas. Pathobiology. 2023;90 (2):104-113. doi: 10.1159/000525456. PubMed PMID:35947971 PubMed Central PMC10129026.
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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, M, Gasparini, G, Cofano, E, Colace, S, Galasso, O. Revision Surgery for Shoulder Infection after Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Functional Outcomes and Eradication Rate-A Systematic Review. Healthcare (Basel). 2024;12 (13):. doi: 10.3390/healthcare12131291. PubMed PMID:38998826 PubMed Central PMC11241514.
  2. Malone, JR, Mercurio, MR, Kopelman, LM. Pediatric Decision-Making: ethical aspects specific to neonates. Perspect Biol Med. 2024;67 (2):209-226. doi: 10.1353/pbm.2024.a929019. PubMed PMID:38828600 .
  3. Polito, F, Di Mercurio, M, Rizzo, S, Di Vito, M, Sanguinetti, M, Urbani, A et al.. Artemisia spp. Essential Oils: From Their Ethnobotanical Use to Unraveling the Microbiota Modulation Potential. Plants (Basel). 2024;13 (7):. doi: 10.3390/plants13070967. PubMed PMID:38611496 PubMed Central PMC11013866.
  4. Mercurio, M, Gasparini, G, Cofano, E, Zappia, A, Familiari, F, Galasso, O et al.. Knee Arthrodesis for Periprosthetic Knee Infection: Fusion Rate, Complications, and Limb Salvage-A Systematic Review. Healthcare (Basel). 2024;12 (7):. doi: 10.3390/healthcare12070804. PubMed PMID:38610226 PubMed Central PMC11011444.
  5. Krause, KL, Brown, A, Michael, J, Mercurio, M, Wo, S, Bansal, A et al.. Implementation of the Modified Brain Injury Guidelines Might Be Feasible and Cost-Effective Even in a Nontrauma Hospital. World Neurosurg. 2024;187 :e86-e93. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2024.04.004. PubMed PMID:38608812 .
  6. Galasso, O, Mercurio, M, Mancuso, C, De Gregorio, D, Mantovani, M, Gasparini, G et al.. Kinematic stabilization after the Latarjet procedure: beyond the triple blocking effect. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2024; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2024.02.022. PubMed PMID:38548097 .
  7. Rava, A, Mercurio, M, Gargiulo, G, Fusini, F, Boasso, G, Galasso, O et al.. Conservative treatment of spinal tuberculosis in a retrospective cohort study over 20-year period: high eradication rate and successful health status can be expected. Ann Jt. 2023;8 :34. doi: 10.21037/aoj-22-54. PubMed PMID:38529251 PubMed Central PMC10929317.
  8. Galasso, O, Mercurio, M, Gasparini, G, Cosentino, O, Massarini, A, Orlando, N et al.. Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair in patients over 65 years of age: successful functional outcomes and a high tendon integrity rate can be obtained after surgery. JSES Int. 2024;8 (2):299-303. doi: 10.1016/j.jseint.2023.11.010. PubMed PMID:38464433 PubMed Central PMC10920122.
  9. Wilcox, HM, Cummings, CL, Pope, TM, Mercurio, MR. Gestational Carrier Pregnancies: Legal and Ethical Considerations for Pediatricians. Pediatrics. 2024;153 (4):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2023-062805. PubMed PMID:38439734 PubMed Central PMC10979293.
  10. Familiari, F, Barone, A, De Gori, M, Banci, L, Palco, M, Simonetta, R et al.. Short- to Mid-Term Clinical and Radiological Results of Selective Laser Melting Highly Porous Titanium Cup in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. J Clin Med. 2024;13 (4):. doi: 10.3390/jcm13040969. PubMed PMID:38398281 PubMed Central PMC10889807.
  11. Familiari, F, Tollefson, LV, Izzo, A, Mercurio, M, LaPrade, RF, Di Vico, G et al.. A High-Grade Lachman's Exam Predicts a Ramp Tear of the Medial Meniscus in Patients with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear: A Prospective Clinical and Radiological Evaluation. J Clin Med. 2024;13 (3):. doi: 10.3390/jcm13030683. PubMed PMID:38337378 PubMed Central PMC10856171.
  12. Mastrorocco, E, Terrin, M, Migliorisi, G, Masoni, B, Farinola, V, De Deo, D et al.. Gender authorship in major American and European gastroenterology journals: the gap is still unfilled. Endoscopy. 2024;56 (6):397-403. doi: 10.1055/a-2252-3958. PubMed PMID:38325395 .
  13. Castricini, R, Galasso, O, Mercurio, M, Dei Giudici, L, Massarini, A, De Gori, M et al.. Clinical outcomes are unchanged after a mean of 12 years after reverse shoulder arthroplasty: a long-term re-evaluation. JSES Int. 2024;8 (1):185-190. doi: 10.1016/j.jseint.2023.10.001. PubMed PMID:38312267 PubMed Central PMC10837693.
  14. Mercurio, MR, Eichenwald, E, Lou, L, Hudak, ML. Parental and Newborn Rights in Resuscitation Decisions: The Risk of Governmental Overreach. Pediatrics. 2024;153 (3):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2023-062329. PubMed PMID:38298085 .
  15. Izzo, F, Di Renzo, V, Langella, A, D'Antonio, M, Tranfa, P, Widory, D et al.. Investigating strontium isotope linkage between biominerals (uroliths), drinking water and environmental matrices. Environ Pollut. 2024;344 :123316. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2024.123316. PubMed PMID:38185358 .
  16. Familiari, F, Mercurio, M, Napoleone, F, Galasso, O, Giuzio, E, Simonetta, R et al.. Anterior Referencing versus Posterior Referencing in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. J Clin Med. 2023;12 (23):. doi: 10.3390/jcm12237453. PubMed PMID:38068504 PubMed Central PMC10707523.
  17. Galasso, O, Mercurio, M, Gasparini, G, Spina, G, De Gori, M, De Benedetto, M et al.. Arthroscopic repair for isolated subscapularis tear: successful functional outcomes and high tendon healing rate can be expected nine years after surgery. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2024;33 (6):1285-1292. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2023.10.016. PubMed PMID:38036257 .
  18. Di Napoli, J, Arighi, A, Conte, G, Carandini, T, Sacchi, L, Arcaro, M et al.. Predominant right temporal lobe atrophy: Clinical, neuropsychological and structural differences based on amyloid status. Eur J Neurol. 2024;31 (2):e16124. doi: 10.1111/ene.16124. PubMed PMID:37933893 .
  19. Mercurio, M, Gasparini, G, Galasso, O, Familiari, F, Cofano, E, Sanzo, V et al.. Lateral versus medial approach for total knee arthroplasty for valgus knee deformity shows comparable functional outcomes, hip-knee-ankle angle values, and complication rates: a meta-analysis of comparative studies. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2024;144 (2):869-878. doi: 10.1007/s00402-023-05088-2. PubMed PMID:37864590 PubMed Central PMC10822808.
  20. Familiari, F, Mercurio, M, Arenas-Miquelez, A, Barone, A, Greco, F, Emerenziani, GP et al.. Shoulder brace has no detrimental effect on basic spatio-temporal gait parameters and functional mobility after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. Gait Posture. 2024;107 :207-211. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2023.10.005. PubMed PMID:37858491 .
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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. Sriharan, A, Sekercioglu, N, Mitchell, C, Senkaiahliyan, S, Hertelendy, A, Porter, T et al.. Leadership Dynamics in Driving AI Transformation in Healthcare: Insights from a Scoping Review. J Med Internet Res. 2024; :. doi: 10.2196/54556. PubMed PMID:39009038 .
  2. Bruno, DS, Mitchell, C, Dowlati, A, Shamp, S, Fu, P, Rindeau, J et al.. A Pilot Trial of Proton Based Cardiac Sparing Accelerated Fractionated RadioTherapy in Unresectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Extended Durvalumab Therapy (PARTICLE-D). Pract Radiat Oncol. 2024; :. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2024.06.007. PubMed PMID:39002856 .
  3. Taylor, C, Mitchell, C, Kaneko, H, Foley, B, Shaw, J. Review of the Australian nurse teacher professional practice standards: An e-Delphi study. Nurse Educ Pract. 2024;79 :104045. doi: 10.1016/j.nepr.2024.104045. PubMed PMID:38991261 .
  4. Mitchell, CM. Assessment and Treatment of Vaginitis. Obstet Gynecol. 2024; :. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000005673. PubMed PMID:38991218 .
  5. Mitchell, CM, Stinson, EJ, Chang, DC, Krakoff, J. A mixed meal tolerance test predicts onset of type 2 diabetes in Southwestern Indigenous adults. Nutr Diabetes. 2024;14 (1):50. doi: 10.1038/s41387-024-00269-3. PubMed PMID:38987291 PubMed Central PMC11237083.
  6. Kanungo, J, Sorkin, BC, Krzykwa, J, Mitchell, CA, Embry, M, Spencer, P et al.. Screening tools to evaluate the neurotoxic potential of botanicals: building a strategy to assess safety. Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol. 2024; :. doi: 10.1080/17425255.2024.2378895. PubMed PMID:38984683 .
  7. Meyer, EC, Lamiani, G, Uveges, M, McLeod-Sordjan, R, Mitchell, C, Truog, RD et al.. Everyday Clinical Ethics: Essential Skills and Educational Case Scenarios. HEC Forum. 2024; :. doi: 10.1007/s10730-024-09533-6. PubMed PMID:38980646 .
  8. Sripinun, P, See, LP, Nikonov, S, Chavali, VRM, Vrathasha, V, He, J et al.. Piezo1 and Piezo2 channels in retinal ganglion cells and the impact of Piezo1 stimulation on light-dependent neural activity. bioRxiv. 2024; :. doi: 10.1101/2024.06.25.599602. PubMed PMID:38979351 PubMed Central PMC11230181.
  9. Sripinun, P, Lu, W, Nikonov, S, Patel, S, Hennessy, S, Bell, BA et al.. Fluorescent identification of axons, dendrites and soma of neuronal retinal ganglion cells with a genetic marker as a tool for facilitating the study of neurodegeneration. bioRxiv. 2024; :. doi: 10.1101/2024.06.20.599589. PubMed PMID:38979248 PubMed Central PMC11230212.
  10. Campagno, KE, Lu, W, Sripinun, P, Albalawi, F, Cenaj, A, Mitchell, CH et al.. Retinal microglial cells increase expression and release of IL-1β when exposed to ATP. bioRxiv. 2024; :. doi: 10.1101/2024.06.25.600617. PubMed PMID:38979240 PubMed Central PMC11230250.
  11. Schuurmans, IK, Mulder, RH, Baltramonaityte, V, Lahtinen, A, Qiuyu, F, Rothmann, LM et al.. Consortium Profile: The Methylation, Imaging and NeuroDevelopment (MIND) Consortium. medRxiv. 2024; :. doi: 10.1101/2024.06.23.24309353. PubMed PMID:38978656 PubMed Central PMC11230303.
  12. Rafiei, N, Mitchell, CS, Tedesco, CR, Chen, J, Choi, EA, Roughley, S et al.. Chemogenetic activation ofarcuate nucleus NPY and NPY/AgRP neurons increases feeding behaviour in mice. Neuropeptides. 2024;107 :102454. doi: 10.1016/j.npep.2024.102454. PubMed PMID:38970907 .
  13. Fryer, K, Hutt, I, Aminu, H, Linton, E, White, J, Reynolds, J et al.. Contextualising and challenging under-representation in research in light of Cultural Trauma: a qualitative focus group and interview study. Res Involv Engagem. 2024;10 (1):69. doi: 10.1186/s40900-024-00600-3. PubMed PMID:38956744 PubMed Central PMC11218400.
  14. Burns-Dunn, S, Mortys, T, House, CM, Mitchell, C, Duffield, KR, Foquet, B et al.. Sexually antagonistic coevolution of the male nuptial gift and female feeding behaviour in decorated crickets. Proc Biol Sci. 2024;291 (2026):20240804. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2024.0804. PubMed PMID:38955230 .
  15. Rangarajan, S, von Berg, G, Allen, H, Mitchell, C. Protein Production at the 100L Scale. Methods Mol Biol. 2024;2829 :195-202. doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-3961-0_13. PubMed PMID:38951335 .
  16. Moeckel, C, Gaydosh, L, Schneper, L, Mitchell, C, Notterman, DA. Material hardship and telomere length in children. Child Dev. 2024; :. doi: 10.1111/cdev.14126. PubMed PMID:38943658 .
  17. Dasgupta, S, Sharapova, T, Mahalingaiah, PK, Chorley, BN, Shoieb, A, Tsuji, T et al.. Urinary MicroRNA Biomarkers of Nephrotoxicity in Macaca fascicularis. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 2024; :105668. doi: 10.1016/j.yrtph.2024.105668. PubMed PMID:38936797 .
  18. Tippen, SP, Metzger, CE, Sacks, SA, Allen, MR, Mitchell, CF, McNulty, MA et al.. Clinically relevant doses of tiludronate do not affect bone remodelling in pasture-exercised horses. Equine Vet J. 2024; :. doi: 10.1111/evj.14119. PubMed PMID:38924597 .
  19. Ahmed, MS, Hanley, BJ, Mitchell, CI, Abbott, RC, Hollingshead, NA, Booth, JG et al.. Predicting chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer at the county scale using machine learning. Sci Rep. 2024;14 (1):14373. doi: 10.1038/s41598-024-65002-7. PubMed PMID:38909151 PubMed Central PMC11193737.
  20. Huang, Q, Brown, J, Mitchell, C. Assessment and management of fracture risk in men with prostate cancer taking androgen deprivation therapy: a retrospective observational primary care database study. Br J Gen Pract. 2024;74 (suppl 1):. doi: 10.3399/bjgp24X737637. PubMed PMID:38902070 .
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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. Mein, S, Wuyckens, S, Li, X, Both, S, Carabe, A, Vera, MC et al.. Particle arc therapy: Status and potential. Radiother Oncol. 2024; :110434. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2024.110434. PubMed PMID:39009306 .
  2. Torres, A, Younis, BM, Alamin, M, Tesema, S, Bernardo, L, Solana, JC et al.. Differences in the Cellular Immune Response during and after Treatment of Sudanese Patients with Post-kala-azar Dermal Leishmaniasis, and Possible Implications for Outcome. J Epidemiol Glob Health. 2024; :. doi: 10.1007/s44197-024-00270-0. PubMed PMID:39007942 .
  3. Pérez-Rodríguez, M, García-Verdugo, A, Sánchez-Mendoza, LM, Muñoz-Martín, A, Bolaños, N, Pérez-Sánchez, C et al.. Cytochrome b5 reductase 3 overexpression and dietary nicotinamide riboside supplementation promote distinctive mitochondrial alterations in distal convoluted tubules of mouse kidneys during aging. Aging Cell. 2024; :e14273. doi: 10.1111/acel.14273. PubMed PMID:39001573 .
  4. Carmona-Hidalgo, B, Martín-Gómez, C, Herrera-Ramos, E, Rodríguez-López, R, Fontanet, LN, Moreno, JC et al.. Systematic review of thyroid function in NKX2-1-related disorders: Screening and diagnosis. PLoS One. 2024;19 (7):e0303880. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0303880. PubMed PMID:38990976 PubMed Central PMC11238965.
  5. Tonko, JB, Chow, A, Lozano, C, Moreno, J, Lambiase, PD. Visualizing Reentry Vulnerable Targets During Scar-Related VT Ablation: A Novel Functional Substrate Mapping Approach Integrating Conduction and Repolarization Metrics. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2024; :e012915. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.124.012915. PubMed PMID:38939957 .
  6. Schwartz, M, Poirier, N, Moreno, J, Proskura, A, Lelièvre, M, Heydel, JM et al.. Microbial β C-S Lyases: Enzymes with Multifaceted Roles in Flavor Generation. Int J Mol Sci. 2024;25 (12):. doi: 10.3390/ijms25126412. PubMed PMID:38928118 PubMed Central PMC11203769.
  7. Kaundun, SS, Martin-Sanz, A, Rodríguez, M, Serbanoiu, T, Moreno, J, Mcindoe, E et al.. First case of evolved herbicide resistance in the holoparasite sunflower broomrape, Orobanche cumana Wallr. Front Plant Sci. 2024;15 :1420009. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2024.1420009. PubMed PMID:38895610 PubMed Central PMC11184133.
  8. Manca, R, Moreno, JA, Nicoletti, A, Henderson, NJ, Flatt, JD. Neurocognitive health in LGBTQIA+ older adults: current state of research and recommendations. Front Hum Neurosci. 2024;18 :1394374. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2024.1394374. PubMed PMID:38887545 PubMed Central PMC11180872.
  9. Alanazi, FI, Bravo, CAR, Moreno, JSS, Botero-Posada, LF, Ladino, LD, Rios, ALL et al.. Modulation of neuronal activity in human centromedian nucleus during an auditory attention and working memory task. Neuroimage. 2024;296 :120686. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2024.120686. PubMed PMID:38871037 .
  10. Tierney, BT, Kim, J, Overbey, EG, Ryon, KA, Foox, J, Sierra, MA et al.. Longitudinal multi-omics analysis of host microbiome architecture and immune responses during short-term spaceflight. Nat Microbiol. 2024;9 (7):1661-1675. doi: 10.1038/s41564-024-01635-8. PubMed PMID:38862604 PubMed Central PMC11222149.
  11. Overbey, EG, Kim, J, Tierney, BT, Park, J, Houerbi, N, Lucaci, AG et al.. The Space Omics and Medical Atlas (SOMA) and international astronaut biobank. Nature. 2024; :. doi: 10.1038/s41586-024-07639-y. PubMed PMID:38862028 .
  12. Walsh, MA, Latham, AS, Zhang, Q, Jacobs, RA, Musci, RV, LaRocca, TJ et al.. Non-transgenic guinea pig strains exhibit divergent age-related changes in hippocampal mitochondrial respiration. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2024;240 (8):e14185. doi: 10.1111/apha.14185. PubMed PMID:38860650 PubMed Central PMC11250940.
  13. Brown, SP, Lawson, RJ, Moreno, JD, Ransdell, JL. A Reinterpretation of the Relationship between Persistent and Resurgent Sodium Currents. J Neurosci. 2024;44 (29):. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2396-23.2024. PubMed PMID:38858080 .
  14. Moreno, JF, Oulego, P, Collado, S, Díaz, M. Biorefinery of waste activated sludge: Nutrient recovery and microbial lipid production by Yarrowia lipolytica. J Environ Manage. 2024;363 :121315. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2024.121315. PubMed PMID:38850910 .
  15. Tonko, JB, Lozano, C, Moreno, J, Chow, A, Dhinoja, M, Lambiase, PD et al.. Near Field Detection and Peak Frequency Metric for Substrate and Activation Mapping of Ventricular Arrhythmias in 2- and 3-Dimensional Circuits. Europace. 2024; :. doi: 10.1093/europace/euae154. PubMed PMID:38833626 .
  16. Guo, J, Jiang, H, Schuftan, D, Moreno, JD, Ramahdita, G, Aryan, L et al.. Substrate mechanics unveil early structural and functional pathology in iPSC micro-tissue models of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. iScience. 2024;27 (6):109954. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2024.109954. PubMed PMID:38827401 PubMed Central PMC11141149.
  17. Gómez-Rázuri, K, Abad-Licham, M, Astigueta, J, Moreno, J. Breast cancer in northern Peru: molecular subtypes and HER2 low. Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica. 2024;41 (1):62-68. doi: 10.17843/rpmesp.2024.411.13424. PubMed PMID:38808846 PubMed Central PMC11149756.
  18. Ochoa-Hueso, R, Eldridge, DJ, Berdugo, M, Trivedi, P, Sokoya, B, Cano-Díaz, C et al.. Unearthing the soil-borne microbiome of land plants. Glob Chang Biol. 2024;30 (5):e17295. doi: 10.1111/gcb.17295. PubMed PMID:38804108 .
  19. Becerril-Castro, IB, Negrín-Montecelo, Y, Moreno, J, Correa-Duarte, MA, Giannini, V, Alvarez-Puebla, RA et al.. Eco-friendly and biocompatible gelatin plasmonic filters for UV-vis-NIR light. Commun Chem. 2024;7 (1):115. doi: 10.1038/s42004-024-01202-6. PubMed PMID:38796547 PubMed Central PMC11128008.
  20. Hay, A, Popichak, K, Moreno, J, Zabel, M. The Role of Glial Cells in Neurobiology and Prion Neuropathology. Cells. 2024;13 (10):. doi: 10.3390/cells13100832. PubMed PMID:38786054 PubMed Central PMC11119027.
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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. Han, MX, Ross, L, Hemingway, L, Anderson, D, Gosling, C. Out-of-hospital paramedic interactions with people living with dementia: a scoping review. Age Ageing. 2024;53 (7):. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afae143. PubMed PMID:38994589 .
  2. Ross, LL, Cotton, M, Cassim, H, Garges, HP, van Dijkman, SC, Morarji, K et al.. Study APV20002: Safety and Efficacy Results Through Week 684 for Pediatric Participants Living With HIV-1 Treated With Ritonavir-Boosted Fosamprenavir Oral Solution-Based Antiretroviral Therapy. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2024; :. doi: 10.1089/AID.2024.0020. PubMed PMID:38973446 .
  3. McDonald, J, Ross, L, Wicks, C, Philip, J. Examining the Case for Palliative Care in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis. J Rheumatol. 2024; :. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.2023-1251. PubMed PMID:38950950 .
  4. Ross, L, Hansen, D, Proudman, S, Khanna, D, Herrick, AL, Stevens, W et al.. Development and Initial Validation of the Novel Scleroderma Clinical Trials Consortium Activity Index. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2024; :. doi: 10.1002/art.42939. PubMed PMID:38937146 .
  5. Ross, LK, Lalka, A, Keeter, C, Hamati, MC, Robell, K, Howell, DR et al.. Playing Surface and Sport Contact Status Modulate Time to Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Injury at a Greater Level than Concussion History Among Collegiate Student-Athletes. J ISAKOS. 2024; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jisako.2024.06.008. PubMed PMID:38925353 .
  6. Quinlivan, A, Neuen, D, Hansen, D, Stevens, W, Ross, L, Ferdowsi, N et al.. The impact of gastroesophageal reflux disease and its treatment on interstitial lung disease outcomes. Arthritis Res Ther. 2024;26 (1):124. doi: 10.1186/s13075-024-03355-0. PubMed PMID:38918847 PubMed Central PMC11197189.
  7. Suzuki, A, Kyle, G, Webb, C, Cox, R, Wishart, L, McCusker, M et al.. Evaluation of a novel sub-acute Hospital in the Home model for providing inpatient geriatric and rehabilitation services. Aust Health Rev. 2024; :. doi: 10.1071/AH23141. PubMed PMID:38910031 .
  8. Ross, LN, Bassett, DS. Reply to 'Causal prominence for neuroscience'. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2024; :. doi: 10.1038/s41583-024-00839-5. PubMed PMID:38902512 .
  9. McAuley, EA, Ross, LA, Hannan-Jones, MT, MacLaughlin, HL. Diet quality, Self-efficacy and Health Literacy in Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Cross-Sectional Study. J Ren Nutr. 2024; :. doi: 10.1053/j.jrn.2024.06.005. PubMed PMID:38897366 .
  10. Ross, L. From Mendel's laws to non-Mendelian inheritance. Nat Rev Genet. 2024; :. doi: 10.1038/s41576-024-00753-7. PubMed PMID:38866919 .
  11. Kriechling, P, Bowley, ALW, Ross, LA, Moran, M, Scott, CEH. Double plating is a suitable option for periprosthetic distal femur fracture compared to single plate fixation and distal femoral arthroplasty. Bone Jt Open. 2024;5 (6):489-498. doi: 10.1302/2633-1462.56.BJO-2023-0145.R1. PubMed PMID:38862133 PubMed Central PMC11166487.
  12. Ross, LF, Iltis, AS. Medical Decision-Making for Children in Families with Siblings: parental discretion and its limits. Perspect Biol Med. 2024;67 (2):261-276. doi: 10.1353/pbm.2024.a929022. PubMed PMID:38828603 .
  13. Ross, LF, Hester, DM, Malone, JR. Teenage Development and Parental Authority: applying consensus recommendations to adolescent care. Perspect Biol Med. 2024;67 (2):227-243. doi: 10.1353/pbm.2024.a929020. PubMed PMID:38828601 .
  14. Salter, EK, Ross, LF, Hester, DM. How We Found Consensus on Pediatric Decision-Making and Why It Matters. Perspect Biol Med. 2024;67 (2):186-196. doi: 10.1353/pbm.2024.a929017. PubMed PMID:38828598 .
  15. Garate, D, Thang, CJ, Schmidt, M, Ravanassa, S, Jimenez, AR, Ross, LS et al.. Granuloma annulare and the risk of autoimmune conditions: a multi-center retrospective cohort analysis. Br J Dermatol. 2024; :. doi: 10.1093/bjd/ljae218. PubMed PMID:38819226 .
  16. Marshall, H, de la Filia, AG, Cavalieri, R, Mallon, EB, Clark, JM, Ross, L et al.. Lack of paternal silencing and ecotype-specific expression in head and body lice hybrids. Evol Lett. 2024;8 (3):455-465. doi: 10.1093/evlett/qrae003. PubMed PMID:38818422 PubMed Central PMC11134467.
  17. Torrens, SL, Parr, EB, McNulty, C, Ross, L, MacLaughlin, H, Robergs, RA et al.. Carbohydrate Ingestion before Exercise for Individuals with McArdle Disease: Survey Evidence of Implementation and Perception in Real-World Settings. Nutrients. 2024;16 (10):. doi: 10.3390/nu16101423. PubMed PMID:38794661 PubMed Central PMC11124166.
  18. Weiss, A, Costa, PT, Collins, KA, Ross, LM, Huffman, KM, Wolever, RQ et al.. Predicting physical activity by the personality styles of the five-factor model. Health Psychol. 2024; :. doi: 10.1037/hea0001388. PubMed PMID:38780552 .
  19. Hoehn-Velasco, L, Ross, L, Phillippi, RD, Niemczyk, NA, Cammarano, D, Calvin, S et al.. Neonatal morbidity and mortality in birth centers in the United States 2018-2021: An observational study of low-risk birthing individuals. Birth. 2024; :. doi: 10.1111/birt.12823. PubMed PMID:38778783 .
  20. White, MH, Ross, L, Gallo, A, Parker, WF. Graft Survival of En Bloc Deceased Donor Kidneys Transplants Compared With Single Kidney Transplants. Transplantation. 2024; :. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000005058. PubMed PMID:38773845 .
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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. Self-Stewardship: An Ethical Imperative for Nurses. AACN Adv Crit Care. 2024;35 (2):193-198. doi: 10.4037/aacnacc2024727. PubMed PMID:38848569 .
  2. Jones, L, Karageorghis, CI, Ker, T, Rushton, CJ, Stephenson, SR, Wheeldon, IL et al.. The exercise intensity-music-tempo preference relationship: A decennial revisit. Psychol Sport Exerc. 2024;74 :102644. doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2024.102644. PubMed PMID:38608851 .
  3. Rushton, CM, Kelly, PJ, Thomas, T, Beck, AK, Townsend, C, Baker, AL et al.. SMART Family and Friends: Feasibility and outcomes of a video-conference delivered intervention for families impacted by another's methamphetamine use. J Subst Use Addict Treat. 2024;161 :209355. doi: 10.1016/j.josat.2024.209355. PubMed PMID:38548059 .
  4. Weissinger, GM, Swavely, D, Holtz, H, Brewer, KC, Alderfer, M, Lynn, L et al.. Critical Care Nurses' Moral Resilience, Moral Injury, Institutional Betrayal, and Traumatic Stress After COVID-19. Am J Crit Care. 2024;33 (2):105-114. doi: 10.4037/ajcc2024481. PubMed PMID:38424022 .
  5. Rushton, CH, Gosselin, T, Joseph, ML. An ethical framework for human resource allocation in nursing. Nurs Manage. 2024;55 (3):18-23. doi: 10.1097/nmg.0000000000000103. PubMed PMID:38345398 .
  6. Wright, E, D'Aoust, R, Swoboda, SM, Hughes, V, Hudson, K, Reller, N et al.. Resilience and Ethics in Nursing Education and Practice: Needs and Opportunities. Nurse Educ. ;49 (4):E218-E222. doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000001580. PubMed PMID:38113932 .
  7. Park, S, Thrul, J, Cooney, EE, Atkins, K, Kalb, LG, Closser, S et al.. Betrayal-Based Moral Injury and Mental Health Problems Among Healthcare and Hospital Workers Serving COVID-19 Patients. J Trauma Dissociation. 2024;25 (2):202-217. doi: 10.1080/15299732.2023.2289195. PubMed PMID:38047579 .
  8. Rushton, CH, Manbauman, C. Web of Mutuality: Relational Integrity in Critical Care Nursing. AACN Adv Crit Care. 2023;34 (4):381-390. doi: 10.4037/aacnacc2023613. PubMed PMID:38033212 .
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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. Johnson, LM, Sharma, A, Carroll, Y, Goodson, D, Mandrell, B, Gattuso, JS et al.. In Response to, "Preferences for potential benefits and risks for gene therapy in the treatment of sickle cell disease". Blood Adv. 2024; :. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2024012963. PubMed PMID:38865716 .
  2. Unguru, Y. Hope, hype, and cure: Ethics and four-letter words in pediatric cancer care. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2024;71 (3):e30804. doi: 10.1002/pbc.30804. PubMed PMID:38078566 .
  3. Menig, S, Militano, O, Ostrenga, A, Bernhardt, MB, Lee, B, Unguru, Y et al.. Methotrexate Scarcity Among Children's Oncology Group Institutions: Results of a Multinational Survey. Oncologist. 2023; :. doi: 10.1093/oncolo/oyad323. PubMed PMID:38069904 .
  4. Canavera, KE, Bjornard, KL, Cost, NG, Grady, A, Irving, H, Kaye, EC et al.. Disparate Access to Fertility Preservation in Youth: A Call for Advocacy to Close the Gap. J Pediatr. 2023;261 :113496. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2023.113496. PubMed PMID:37211206 .
  5. Sharma, A, Young, A, Carroll, Y, Darji, H, Li, Y, Mandrell, BN et al.. Gene therapy in sickle cell disease: Attitudes and informational needs of patients and caregivers. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2023;70 (6):e30319. doi: 10.1002/pbc.30319. PubMed PMID:36975201 PubMed Central PMC10187715.
  6. Unguru, Y, Bernhardt, MB, Berg, SL, Marie-Johnson, L, Grimm, KP, Woodman, C et al.. Essential medicines for childhood cancer in Europe. Lancet Oncol. 2023;24 (2):e67. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(23)00009-8. PubMed PMID:36725147 .
  7. Benedetti, DJ, Marron, JM, Thomas, SM, Brown, AEC, Pyke-Grimm, KA, Johnson, LM et al.. The role of ethicists in pediatric hematology/oncology: Current status and future needs. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2023;70 (2):e30132. doi: 10.1002/pbc.30132. PubMed PMID:36495529 .
  8. Benedetti, DJ, Marron, JM, Thomas, SM, Caruso Brown, AE, Pyke-Grimm, KA, Johnson, LM et al.. Words Matter. J Clin Oncol. 2023;41 (3):706-707. doi: 10.1200/JCO.22.01056. PubMed PMID:36150097 .
  9. 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 .
  10. 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.
  11. 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 PubMed Central PMC10391236.
  12. 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.
  13. 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 .
  14. 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.
  15. 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 .
  16. 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.
  17. 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 .
  18. 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 .
  19. 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 .
  20. Unguru, Y. Funerals. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018;65 (7):e27059. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27059. PubMed PMID:29603578 .
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