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. 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. 2023; :1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.243. PubMed PMID:37994538 .
  2. 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 .
  3. 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. 2023; :1-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.195. PubMed PMID:37933951 .
  4. 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.
  5. 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. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2023.09.021. PubMed PMID:37827243 .
  6. 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.
  7. 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. 2023; :. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciad571. PubMed PMID:37738565 .
  8. 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; :1-8. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.156. PubMed PMID:37665212 .
  9. 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. 2023; :1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.130. PubMed PMID:37609833 .
  10. 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 .
  11. 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. 2023; :1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.154. PubMed PMID:37528757 .
  12. Brust, K, Kobayashi, T, Diekema, DJ. Asymptomatic testing of hospital admissions for SARS-CoV-2: Is it OK to stop?. Clin Infect Dis. 2023; :. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciad423. PubMed PMID:37463415 .
  13. 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 .
  14. 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 .
  15. 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.
  16. 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 .
  17. Berkman, ER, Hsu, EK, Clark, JD, Lewis-Newby, M, Dick, AAS, Diekema, DS et al.. An ethical analysis of obesity as a contraindication to pediatric liver transplant candidacy. Am J Transplant. 2023;23 (6):736-743. doi: 10.1016/j.ajt.2023.03.017. PubMed PMID:36997027 .
  18. Morgan, DJ, Malani, PN, Diekema, DJ. Diagnostic Stewardship to Prevent Diagnostic Error. JAMA. 2023;329 (15):1255-1256. doi: 10.1001/jama.2023.1678. PubMed PMID:36862424 .
  19. Fabre, V, Davis, A, Diekema, DJ, Granwehr, B, Hayden, MK, Lowe, CF et al.. Principles of diagnostic stewardship: A practical guide from the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Diagnostic Stewardship Task Force. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2023;44 (2):178-185. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.5. PubMed PMID:36786646 .
  20. Kobayashi, T, Trannel, A, Heinemann, J, Marra, AR, Etienne, W, Abosi, OJ et al.. Association between job role and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) among healthcare personnel, Iowa, 2021. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2022;2 (1):e188. doi: 10.1017/ash.2022.349. PubMed PMID:36505945 PubMed Central PMC9726628.
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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. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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-PD1 monotherapy: A report from the International RRD Consortium. Cancer Discov. 2023; :. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-23-0559. PubMed PMID:37823831 .
  7. 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 .
  8. Riddell, J, Noureen, SR, Sedda, L, Glover, JD, Ho, WKW, Bain, CA et al.. Rapid mechanosensitive migration and dispersal of newly divided mesenchymal cells aid their recruitment into dermal condensates. PLoS Biol. 2023;21 (9):e3002316. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3002316. PubMed PMID:37747910 PubMed Central PMC10553821.
  9. Glover, J, Bock, M, Reynolds, R, Zaretsky, M, Vemulakonda, V. Prenatally-diagnosed renal failure: an ethical framework for decision-making. J Perinatol. 2023; :. doi: 10.1038/s41372-023-01779-1. PubMed PMID:37735209 .
  10. Glover, JNM, Kay, CM, Lemieux, J, Read, RJ. Michael James (1940-2023). Acta Crystallogr D Struct Biol. 2023;79 (Pt 10):953-955. doi: 10.1107/S2059798323006976. PubMed PMID:37712437 PubMed Central PMC10565731.
  11. Tolstenkov, O, Mikhaleva, Y, Glover, JC. A miniaturized nigrostriatal-like circuit regulating locomotor performance in a protochordate. Curr Biol. 2023;33 (18):3872-3883.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2023.08.015. PubMed PMID:37643617 .
  12. Fjerdingstad, HB, Glover, JC. Rapid, Cost-Efficient, Enzyme-Free Passaging of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells on Feeder Cells by Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid-Mediated Dis-Adhesion. J Vis Exp. 2023; (197):. doi: 10.3791/63788. PubMed PMID:37486113 .
  13. Littlejohn, PT, Glover, JS. Ethical gut microbiota research in Africa. Nat Microbiol. 2023;8 (8):1376-1377. doi: 10.1038/s41564-023-01436-5. PubMed PMID:37460625 .
  14. Glover, J, Scourfield, EJ, Ventimiglia, LN, Yang, X, Lynham, S, Agromayor, M et al.. UMAD1 contributes to ESCRT-III dynamic subunit turnover during cytokinetic abscission. J Cell Sci. 2023;136 (15):. doi: 10.1242/jcs.261097. PubMed PMID:37439191 PubMed Central PMC10445733.
  15. Holden, D, May, CC, Robbins, BT, Cook, AM, Neurocritical Care Pharmacy Section Research Group:, Jung, S et al.. Multicenter comparison of antiplatelet treatment strategies for urgent/emergent neuroendovascular stenting. Interv Neuroradiol. 2023; :15910199231180003. doi: 10.1177/15910199231180003. PubMed PMID:37402388 .
  16. Perera, OP, Saha, S, Glover, J, Parys, KA, Allen, KC, Grozeva, S et al.. A chromosome scale assembly of the tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois), genome. BMC Res Notes. 2023;16 (1):125. doi: 10.1186/s13104-023-06408-w. PubMed PMID:37370172 PubMed Central PMC10303854.
  17. Glover, JP, Nufer, MI, Perera, OP, Portilla, M, George, J. Entomopathogenicity of Ascomycete Fungus Cordyceps militaris on the Cotton Bollworm, Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). J Fungi (Basel). 2023;9 (6):. doi: 10.3390/jof9060614. PubMed PMID:37367551 PubMed Central PMC10299621.
  18. May, CC, Holden, D, Robbins, BT, Cook, AM, Neurocritical Care Society Pharmacy Study Group, Jung, S et al.. Multicenter Comparison of the Safety and Efficacy of Clopidogrel Versus Ticagrelor for Neuroendovascular Stents. Neurocrit Care. 2023; :. doi: 10.1007/s12028-023-01749-7. PubMed PMID:37322326 .
  19. Glover, JD, Yang, X, Long, R, Pham, JT. Creasing in microscale, soft static friction. Nat Commun. 2023;14 (1):2362. doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-38091-7. PubMed PMID:37095110 PubMed Central PMC10126204.
  20. Beraneck, M, Elliott, KL, Glover, JC, Straka, H. Editorial: Development of the vestibular system. Front Neurol. 2023;14 :1191086. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2023.1191086. PubMed PMID:37064197 PubMed Central PMC10103609.
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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. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Lantos, JD. The Future of Newborn Genomic Testing. Children (Basel). 2023;10 (7):. doi: 10.3390/children10071140. PubMed PMID:37508635 PubMed Central PMC10378699.
  5. 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 .
  6. 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 .
  7. 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 .
  8. 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 .
  9. 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 .
  10. 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 .
  11. 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 .
  12. 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 .
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. Lantos, J, Barta, Z, Nagy, A, Vincze, R, Füle, K, Bihari, K et al.. A case study of acute oropharyngeal palsy concomitant with diabetic ketoacidosis. Ideggyogy Sz. 2022;75 (7-08):275-278. doi: 10.18071/isz.75.0275. PubMed PMID:35916614 .
  17. Shapiro, JP, Anspacher, M, Madrigal, V, Lantos, JD. Disposition Decisions in Cases of Medical Complexity and Health Inequity. Pediatrics. 2022;150 (2):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-055558. PubMed PMID:35909152 .
  18. Furák, J, Barta, Z, Lantos, J, Németh, T, Pécsy, B, Buzás, A et al.. [Early postoperative results of sublobal lung resections performed with spontaneous ventilation combined with double lumen tube intubation. A new surgical method]. Magy Seb. 2022;75 (2):117-120. doi: 10.1556/1046.2022.20005. PubMed PMID:35895541 .
  19. Tekleab, AM, Lantos, JD. Ethics knowledge, attitudes, and experiences of tertiary care pediatricians in Ethiopia. BMC Med Ethics. 2022;23 (1):76. doi: 10.1186/s12910-022-00812-w. PubMed PMID:35869472 PubMed Central PMC9308339.
  20. Dominic, D, Janvier, A, Lantos, J. Ethical and scientific complexity in debates about COVID vaccination in children. Acta Paediatr. 2022;111 (10):1840-1842. doi: 10.1111/apa.16480. PubMed PMID:35841290 PubMed Central PMC9349718.
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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. 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 .
  2. 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. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2023.10.016. PubMed PMID:38036257 .
  3. 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. 2023; :. doi: 10.1111/ene.16124. PubMed PMID:37933893 .
  4. 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. 2023; :. doi: 10.1007/s00402-023-05088-2. PubMed PMID:37864590 .
  5. 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 .
  6. Vescio, A, Carlisi, G, Macrì, VR, Sanzo, F, Gigliotti, G, Riccelli, DA et al.. The Effect of Fracture Patterns, Pinning Configuration, Surgeon Experience and Subspecialty on Short-Term Radiological Outcomes of Pediatric Supracondylar Humeral Fractures Treated in the Prone Position: A Case-Series. Healthcare (Basel). 2023;11 (19):. doi: 10.3390/healthcare11192648. PubMed PMID:37830685 PubMed Central PMC10573001.
  7. Mercurio, M, Castricini, R, Castioni, D, Cofano, E, Familiari, F, Gasparini, G et al.. Response regarding: "Better functional outcomes and a lower infection rate can be expected after superior capsular reconstruction in comparison with latissimus dorsi tendon transfer for massive, irreparable posterosuperior rotator cuff tears: A systematic review". J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2023.08.016. PubMed PMID:37774833 .
  8. de Filippis, R, Mercurio, M, Garcia, CS, De Fazio, P, Gasparini, G, Galasso, O et al.. Defining the minimum clinically important difference (MCID) in the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) in patients undergoing total hip and knee arthroplasty. Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2023; :103689. doi: 10.1016/j.otsr.2023.103689. PubMed PMID:37741440 .
  9. Minici, R, Mercurio, M, Guzzardi, G, Venturini, M, Fontana, F, Brunese, L et al.. Transcatheter Arterial Embolization for Bleeding Related to Pelvic Trauma: Comparison of Technical and Clinical Results between Hemodynamically Stable and Unstable Patients. Tomography. 2023;9 (5):1660-1682. doi: 10.3390/tomography9050133. PubMed PMID:37736986 PubMed Central PMC10514840.
  10. Mercurio, MR, Peterec, SM. "On duty, not on call: time to rethink Neonatal Intensive Care Unit attending hours". J Perinatol. 2023; :. doi: 10.1038/s41372-023-01776-4. PubMed PMID:37714893 .
  11. Galasso, O, Mercurio, M, Luciano, F, Mancuso, C, Gasparini, G, De Benedetto, M et al.. Arthroscopic capsular release for frozen shoulder: when etiology matters. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2023;31 (11):5248-5254. doi: 10.1007/s00167-023-07561-2. PubMed PMID:37702747 PubMed Central PMC10598184.
  12. Werner, KM, Baker, AC, Mercurio, MR. Unique ethical considerations of the artificial womb and placenta: the threshold for patient eligibility in clinical trials. J Perinatol. 2023;43 (11):1335-1336. doi: 10.1038/s41372-023-01753-x. PubMed PMID:37596392 .
  13. Saar de Almeida, B, Fedele, L, D'Antonio, M, Morra, V, Mercurio, M, Stevenson, R et al.. Characterizing wine terroir using strontium isotope ratios: a review. Isotopes Environ Health Stud. 2023; :1-22. doi: 10.1080/10256016.2023.2245122. PubMed PMID:37593993 .
  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. Kosiv, KA, Mercurio, MR, Carey, JC. The common trisomy syndromes, their cardiac implications, and ethical considerations in care. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2023;35 (5):531-537. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0000000000001278. PubMed PMID:37551160 .
  16. Boss, RD, Mercurio, MR. Operationalizing neonatal palliative care. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2023;28 (4):101474. doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2023.101474. PubMed PMID:37516556 .
  17. Castricini, R, Mercurio, M, Galasso, O, Sanzo, V, De Gori, M, De Benedetto, M et al.. Femoral head allograft for glenoid bone loss in primary reverse shoulder arthroplasty: functional and radiologic outcomes. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2023.06.027. PubMed PMID:37506998 .
  18. Familiari, F, Ammendolia, A, Rupp, MC, Russo, R, Pujia, A, Montalcini, T et al.. Efficacy of intra-articular injections of hyaluronic acid in patients with glenohumeral joint osteoarthritis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Orthop Res. 2023;41 (11):2345-2358. doi: 10.1002/jor.25648. PubMed PMID:37314198 .
  19. Mercurio, MR, Boss, RD. Editorial: Palliative and end of life care in the NICU issue I. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2023;28 (3):101466. doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2023.101466. PubMed PMID:37277239 .
  20. Mercurio, MR, Gillam, L. Ethics at the end of life in the newborn intensive care unit: Conversations and decisions. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2023;28 (3):101438. doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2023.101438. PubMed PMID:37149446 .
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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. Landis, WG, Mitchell, CJ, Hader, JD, Nathan, R, Sharpe, EE. Incorporation of climate change into a multiple stressor risk assessment for the Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) population in the Yakima River, Washington USA. Integr Environ Assess Manag. 2023; :. doi: 10.1002/ieam.4878. PubMed PMID:38062648 .
  2. Buteau, JP, Moon, D, Fahey, MT, Roberts, MJ, Thompson, J, Murphy, DG et al.. Clinical Trial Protocol for PRIMARY2: A Multicentre, Phase 3, Randomised Controlled Trial Investigating the Additive Diagnostic Value of [68Ga]Ga-PSMA-11 Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography in Men with Negative or Equivocal Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Diagnosis of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer. Eur Urol Oncol. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.euo.2023.11.008. PubMed PMID:38061976 .
  3. Hayward, MW, Mitchell, CD, Kamler, JF, Rippon, P, Heit, DR, Nams, V et al.. Diet selection in the Coyote Canis latrans. J Mammal. 2023;104 (6):1338-1352. doi: 10.1093/jmammal/gyad094. PubMed PMID:38059008 PubMed Central PMC10697429.
  4. Vogel, A, Finn, RS, Blanchet Zumofen, MH, Heuser, C, Alvarez, JS, Leibfried, M et al.. Atezolizumab in Combination with Bevacizumab for the Management of Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the First-Line Setting: Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis. Liver Cancer. 2023;12 (6):510-520. doi: 10.1159/000533166. PubMed PMID:38058419 PubMed Central PMC10697759.
  5. Lourdes, SR, Gurung, R, Giri, S, Mitchell, CA, McGrath, MJ. A new role for phosphoinositides in regulating mitochondrial dynamics. Adv Biol Regul. 2023; :101001. doi: 10.1016/j.jbior.2023.101001. PubMed PMID:38057188 .
  6. Tooley, RR, Currigan, DA, Mitchell, CH. Comment on: The financial and environmental impact of purchased anaesthetic agents in an Australian tertiary hospital. Anaesth Intensive Care. 2023; :310057X231202267. doi: 10.1177/0310057X231202267. PubMed PMID:38041614 .
  7. Micks, E, Reed, S, Mitchell, C. The Postmenopausal Vaginal Microbiome and Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2023; :. doi: 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000832. PubMed PMID:38032828 .
  8. Bar, O, Sudhof, LS, Yockey, LJ, Bergerat, A, Moriel, N, Andrews, E et al.. Comparison of vaginal microbiota between women with inflammatory bowel disease and healthy controls. PLoS One. 2023;18 (11):e0284709. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0284709. PubMed PMID:38019873 PubMed Central PMC10686494.
  9. Brigden, TV, Mitchell, C, Kuberska, K, Hall, A. A Principle-Based Approach to Visual Identification Systems for Hospitalized People with Dementia. J Bioeth Inq. 2023; :. doi: 10.1007/s11673-023-10315-x. PubMed PMID:38019420 .
  10. Huang, AR, Reed, NS, Deal, JA, Arnold, M, Burgard, S, Chisolm, T et al.. Depression and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Older Adults With Hearing Loss in the ACHIEVE Study. J Appl Gerontol. 2023; :7334648231212291. doi: 10.1177/07334648231212291. PubMed PMID:38016096 .
  11. Lam, WY, Mackereth, RW, Mitchell, CPJ. Mercury concentrations and export from small central Canadian boreal forest catchments before, during, and after forest harvest. Sci Total Environ. 2023;912 :168691. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.168691. PubMed PMID:37996028 .
  12. Huang, H, Mackereth, RW, Mitchell, CPJ. Impacts of forest harvesting on mercury concentrations and methylmercury production in boreal forest soils and stream sediment. Environ Pollut. 2023;341 :122966. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2023.122966. PubMed PMID:37981183 .
  13. Stoneham, S, Livesey, A, Cooper, H, Mitchell, C. Chat GPT vs Clinician: challenging the diagnostic capabilities of A.I. in dermatology. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2023; :. doi: 10.1093/ced/llad402. PubMed PMID:37979201 .
  14. See, LP, Sripinun, P, Lu, W, Li, J, Alboloushi, N, Alvarez-Periel, E et al.. Increased Purinergic Signaling in Human Dental Pulps With Inflammatory Pain is Sex-Dependent. J Pain. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2023.10.026. PubMed PMID:37956743 .
  15. Kiernan, MJ, Al Mukaddim, R, Mitchell, CC, Maybock, J, Wilbrand, SM, Dempsey, RJ et al.. Lumen segmentation using a Mask R-CNN in carotid arteries with stenotic atherosclerotic plaque. Ultrasonics. 2024;137 :107193. doi: 10.1016/j.ultras.2023.107193. PubMed PMID:37952384 .
  16. Guzman, JM, Boone, MH, Suarez, GL, Mitchell, C, Monk, CS, Hyde, LW et al.. Relationship between COVID-related stressors and internalizing symptoms: Gendered neuroendocrine risk profiles. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2024;159 :106668. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2023.106668. PubMed PMID:37944209 .
  17. Gentry, LE, Green, JM, Mitchell, CA, Andino, LF, Rolf, MK, Schaefer, D et al.. Split fertilizer nitrogen application with a cereal rye cover crop reduces tile nitrate loads in a corn-soybean rotation. J Environ Qual. 2023; :. doi: 10.1002/jeq2.20530. PubMed PMID:37940131 .
  18. Mitchell, CJ, Jayakaran, AD. Mitigating tire wear particles and tire additive chemicals in stormwater with permeable pavements. Sci Total Environ. 2024;908 :168236. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.168236. PubMed PMID:37939940 .
  19. Losciale, JM, Truong, LK, Zhang, K, Scarr, T, Xie, H, Li, LC et al.. The association between knee muscle performance and clinical outcomes of knee function 1-4 years after a sport-related knee joint injury. Phys Ther Sport. 2023;64 :147-155. doi: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2023.10.003. PubMed PMID:37922747 .
  20. Brigden, T, Mitchell, C, Redrup Hill, E, Hall, A. Ethical and legal implications of implementing risk algorithms for early detection and screening for oesophageal cancer, now and in the future. PLoS One. 2023;18 (10):e0293576. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0293576. PubMed PMID:37903120 PubMed Central PMC10615292.
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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. San Agustín, A, Crevillén, D, Soto-León, V, Moreno, JC, Oliviero, A, Pons, JL et al.. Transcranial magnetic stimulation combined with endogenous human hippocampal and motor cortical activity enhances memory. PLoS One. 2023;18 (12):e0295413. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0295413. PubMed PMID:38060602 PubMed Central PMC10703210.
  2. Guimarães, GC, Coelho, JBC, Silva, JGO, de Sant'Ana, ACC, de Sá, CAC, Moreno, JM et al.. Obesity, diabetes and risk of bone fragility: How BMAT behavior is affected by metabolic disturbances and its influence on bone health. Osteoporos Int. 2023; :. doi: 10.1007/s00198-023-06991-5. PubMed PMID:38055051 .
  3. Moreno, JV, Marshall, DR, Girard, A, Mitchell, NMB, Minissian, MB, Coleman, B et al.. An Organizational Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice: A Multipronged Strategic Approach. Nurs Adm Q. 2023; :. doi: 10.1097/NAQ.0000000000000611. PubMed PMID:38051208 .
  4. Serrano, E, Moreno, J, Llull, L, Rodríguez, A, Zwanzger, C, Amaro, S et al.. Radiomic-based nonlinear supervised learning classifiers on non-contrast CT to predict functional prognosis in patients with spontaneous intracerebral hematoma. Radiologia (Engl Ed). 2023;65 (6):519-530. doi: 10.1016/j.rxeng.2023.08.002. PubMed PMID:38049251 .
  5. Bernal, JF, Díaz, PL, Perez-Sepulveda, BM, Valencia-Guerrero, MF, Clavijo, V, Weisner, M et al.. A One Health approach based on genomics for enhancing the Salmonella enterica surveillance in Colombia. IJID Reg. 2023;9 :80-87. doi: 10.1016/j.ijregi.2023.09.008. PubMed PMID:38020187 PubMed Central PMC10630622.
  6. Muñoz-Castells, R, Modesti, M, Moreno-García, J, Rodríguez-Moreno, M, Catini, A, Capuano, R et al.. Differentiation through E-Nose and GC-FID data modeling of rosé sparkling wines elaborated via Traditional and Charmat methods. J Sci Food Agric. 2023; :. doi: 10.1002/jsfa.13178. PubMed PMID:38018373 .
  7. Benavente, K, Moreno, JP, Banerjee, D. Withdrawal of atrio-ventricular nodal blocking agents in patients receiving mavacamten: a retrospective single center experience in a predominantly Asian-American cohort. Am J Cardiol. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2023.11.027. PubMed PMID:38008348 .
  8. Guerrero-Hue, M, Vallejo-Mudarra, M, García-Caballero, C, Córdoba-David, GM, Palomino-Antolín, A, Herencia, C et al.. Tweak/Fn14 system is involved in rhabdomyolysis-induced acute kidney injury. Biomed Pharmacother. 2023;169 :115925. doi: 10.1016/j.biopha.2023.115925. PubMed PMID:38007933 .
  9. Park, S, Huang, H, Ross, I, Moreno, J, Khyeam, S, Simmons, J et al.. Quantitative Three-dimensional Label-free Digital Holographic Imaging of Cardiomyocyte Size, Ploidy, and Cell Division. bioRxiv. 2023; :. doi: 10.1101/2023.11.02.565407. PubMed PMID:37961676 PubMed Central PMC10635088.
  10. Guo, J, Jiang, H, Schuftan, D, Moreno, JD, Ramahdita, G, Aryan, L et al.. Mechanical Resistance to Micro-Heart Tissue Contractility unveils early Structural and Functional Pathology in iPSC Models of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. bioRxiv. 2023; :. doi: 10.1101/2023.10.30.564856. PubMed PMID:37961198 PubMed Central PMC10634965.
  11. Guerrero, P, Albarrán, V, San Román, M, González-Merino, C, García de Quevedo, C, Moreno, J et al.. BRAF Inhibitors in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer and Mechanisms of Resistance: A Review of the Literature. Cancers (Basel). 2023;15 (21):. doi: 10.3390/cancers15215243. PubMed PMID:37958416 PubMed Central PMC10649848.
  12. Bueno, P, Casini, H, Andino, OL, Moreno, J. Conformal Bounds in Three Dimensions from Entanglement Entropy. Phys Rev Lett. 2023;131 (17):171601. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.131.171601. PubMed PMID:37955507 .
  13. Duarte, C, Agudelo, CI, Castañeda-Orjuela, C, Moreno, J, Sanabria, OM, Bautista, A et al.. Indirect impact of PCV10 children vaccination on the serotype distribution and antimicrobial resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae causing invasive disease in adults over 50 in Colombia, 2005-2019: Observational analysis. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin (Engl Ed). 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.eimce.2023.07.008. PubMed PMID:37945464 .
  14. Massardi, S, Rodriguez-Cianca, D, Cenciarini, M, Costa, DC, Font-Llagunes, JM, Moreno, JC et al.. Systematic Evaluation of a Knee Exoskeleton Misalignment Compensation Mechanism Using a Robotic Dummy Leg. IEEE Int Conf Rehabil Robot. 2023;2023 :1-6. doi: 10.1109/ICORR58425.2023.10304761. PubMed PMID:37941226 .
  15. Pinto-Fernandez, D, Gomez, M, Rodrigues, C, Rojo, A, Raya, R, Rocon, E et al.. Augmented Reality Feedback for Exoskeleton-Assisted Walking. A Feasibility Study. IEEE Int Conf Rehabil Robot. 2023;2023 :1-6. doi: 10.1109/ICORR58425.2023.10304606. PubMed PMID:37941171 .
  16. Massardi, S, Briem, K, Veneman, JF, Torricelli, D, Moreno, JC. Re-defining wearable robots: a multidisciplinary approach towards a unified terminology. J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2023;20 (1):149. doi: 10.1186/s12984-023-01269-7. PubMed PMID:37936173 PubMed Central PMC10631060.
  17. Felemban, A, Moreno, JC, Mi, J, Ali, S, Sham, A, AbuQamar, SF et al.. The apocarotenoid β-ionone regulates the transcriptome of Arabidopsis thaliana and increases its resistance against Botrytis cinerea. Plant J. 2023; :. doi: 10.1111/tpj.16510. PubMed PMID:37932864 .
  18. Chervenak, FA, Moreno, JD, McLeod-Sordjan, R, Bornstein, E, Katz, A, Pollet, SL et al.. Addressing challenges related to the professional practice of abortion post-Roe. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2023.10.026. PubMed PMID:37914062 .
  19. Moreno, JD, Weinberg, SH. Bacterial sodium channels as gene therapy for cardiac arrhythmia: slow (activation and inactivation kinetics) and steady wins the race. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2023;325 (6):H1412-H1414. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00676.2023. PubMed PMID:37889251 .
  20. Tierney, BT, Kim, J, Overbey, EG, Ryon, KA, Foox, J, Sierra, M et al.. Viral activation and ecological restructuring characterize a microbiome axis of spaceflight-associated immune activation. Res Sq. 2023; :. doi: 10.21203/ PubMed PMID:37886447 PubMed Central PMC10602132.
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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. Schneckenburger, SA, Tam, MWY, Ross, LE. Asexuality. CMAJ. 2023;195 (47):E1627. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.231003. PubMed PMID:38049162 PubMed Central PMC10699315.
  2. Kinitz, DJ, Shahidi, FV, Ross, LE. Job quality and precarious employment among lesbian, gay, and bisexual workers: A national study. SSM Popul Health. 2023;24 :101535. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2023.101535. PubMed PMID:38021458 PubMed Central PMC10661442.
  3. MacKinnon, KR, Gould, WA, Enxuga, G, Kia, H, Abramovich, A, Lam, JSH et al.. Exploring the gender care experiences and perspectives of individuals who discontinued their transition or detransitioned in Canada. PLoS One. 2023;18 (11):e0293868. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0293868. PubMed PMID:38019738 PubMed Central PMC10686467.
  4. Ross, LF. Misleading Statements About Children as Living Organ Donors. Pediatrics. 2023;152 (6):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2023-064004A. PubMed PMID:38018243 .
  5. Herington, J, Ross, LF. Against the Equality of Moral Spheres in Healthcare. Am J Bioeth. 2023;23 (12):23-25. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2023.2273177. PubMed PMID:38010668 .
  6. Disatnik, MH, Boutet, SC, Pacio, W, Chan, AY, Ross, LB, Lee, CH et al.. Expression of Concern: The bi-directional translocation of MARCKS between membrane and cytosol regulates integrin-mediated muscle cell spreading. J Cell Sci. 2023;136 (22):. doi: 10.1242/jcs.261773. PubMed PMID:37997931 .
  7. Pope, CN, Wheeler, KM, Bell, TR, Carroll, BE, Ross, LA, Crowe, M et al.. Social and Neighborhood Context Moderates the Associations Between Processing Speed and Driving Mobility: A 10-year Analysis of the ACTIVE Study. J Aging Health. 2023;35 (9_suppl):26S-39S. doi: 10.1177/08982643231163907. PubMed PMID:37994848 .
  8. Ross, LA, Stropp, LM, Cohen, JA. Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation to Treat Multiple Sclerosis. Neurol Clin. 2024;42 (1):165-184. doi: 10.1016/j.ncl.2023.06.002. PubMed PMID:37980114 .
  9. Ross, LF. The Philosophical Underpinning of the Family for Pediatric Decision-Making. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2024;71 (1):27-37. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2023.08.007. PubMed PMID:37973304 .
  10. Griffin, SB, Palmer, MA, Strodl, E, Lai, R, Guo, C, Chuah, TL et al.. Impact of a dietitian-led very low calorie diet clinic on perioperative risk for patients with obesity awaiting elective, non-bariatric surgery: A retrospective cohort study. Surgery. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2023.09.047. PubMed PMID:37953146 .
  11. Caponnetto, P, Casu, M, Crane, D, Ross, L, Quattropani, MC, Polosa, R et al.. User evaluation and feasibility test of an app designed for smoking cessation in Italian people who smoke: preliminary findings from an uncontrolled pre-test post-test open study. BMC Psychol. 2023;11 (1):387. doi: 10.1186/s40359-023-01430-w. PubMed PMID:37950279 PubMed Central PMC10636835.
  12. Mok, S, Yeo, T, Hong, D, Shears, MJ, Ross, LS, Ward, KE et al.. Mapping the genomic landscape of multidrug resistance in Plasmodium falciparum and its impact on parasite fitness. Sci Adv. 2023;9 (45):eadi2364. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.adi2364. PubMed PMID:37939186 PubMed Central PMC10631731.
  13. Ross, L, Hansen, D, Maltez, N, Morrisroe, K, Kumar, K, Walker, J et al.. The effect of calcium channel blockers on digital ulcers in systemic sclerosis: data from a prospective cohort study. Clin Rheumatol. 2023; :. doi: 10.1007/s10067-023-06796-1. PubMed PMID:37921914 .
  14. Cox, R, Kyle, G, Suzuki, A, Wishart, L, McCusker, M, McConnell, A et al.. Patient and multidisciplinary health professional perceptions of an Australian geriatric evaluation and management and rehabilitation hospital in the home service. J Health Serv Res Policy. 2023; :13558196231193863. doi: 10.1177/13558196231193863. PubMed PMID:37897739 .
  15. Chu, JN, Goldman, ML, Brandman, D, Sohn, JH, Islam, K, Ross, LA et al.. Underrecognition and Suboptimal Quality of Care for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Cirrhosis in Primary Care Patients with Diabetes Mellitus. Am J Med. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2023.10.002. PubMed PMID:37890572 .
  16. Jensen, JH, Rugulies, R, Flachs, EM, Petersen, KU, Ross, L, Eller, NH et al.. Developing a prognostic model for stress reduction in patients with prolonged work-related stress. Stress Health. 2023; :. doi: 10.1002/smi.3329. PubMed PMID:37853852 .
  17. Joe, E, Segal-Gidan, F, Cummings, JL, Galasko, D, Tomaszewski Farias, S, Johnson, DK et al.. Association Between Self- and Proxy-Reported Depression and Quality of Life in Mild-Moderate Alzheimer's Disease. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2024;32 (1):58-67. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2023.08.004. PubMed PMID:37827916 .
  18. Suliman, YA, Campochiaro, C, Hughes, M, Schoones, JW, Giuggioli, D, Moinzadeh, P et al.. Surgical management of digital ulcers in systemic sclerosis: A systematic literature review. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2023;63 :152266. doi: 10.1016/j.semarthrit.2023.152266. PubMed PMID:37826898 .
  19. Collins, KA, Huffman, KM, Wolever, RQ, Smith, PJ, Ross, LM, Siegler, IC et al.. Demographic, Clinical, and Psychosocial Predictors of Exercise Adherence: The STRRIDE Trials. Transl J Am Coll Sports Med. 2023;8 (3):. doi: 10.1249/tjx.0000000000000229. PubMed PMID:37808468 PubMed Central PMC10553264.
  20. Campochiaro, C, Suliman, YA, Hughes, M, Schoones, JW, Giuggioli, D, Moinzadeh, P et al.. Non-surgical local treatments of digital ulcers in systemic sclerosis: a systematic literature review. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2023;63 :152267. doi: 10.1016/j.semarthrit.2023.152267. PubMed PMID:37778090 .
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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. 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. 2023; :1-16. doi: 10.1080/15299732.2023.2289195. PubMed PMID:38047579 .
  2. 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 .
  3. Rushton, CH, Hanson, GC, Boyce, D, Holtz, H, Nelson, KE, Spilg, EG et al.. Reliability and validity of the revised Rushton Moral Resilience Scale for healthcare workers. J Adv Nurs. 2023; :. doi: 10.1111/jan.15873. PubMed PMID:37772644 .
  4. Yoon, JY, Roth, JJ, Rushton, CA, Morrissette, JJD, Nathanson, KL, Cohen, RB et al.. Homologous recombination pathway gene variants identified by tumor-only sequencing assays in lung carcinoma patients. Transl Lung Cancer Res. 2023;12 (6):1236-1244. doi: 10.21037/tlcr-22-749. PubMed PMID:37425424 PubMed Central PMC10326790.
  5. Rushton, CH. Transforming Moral Suffering by Cultivating Moral Resilience and Ethical Practice. Am J Crit Care. 2023;32 (4):238-248. doi: 10.4037/ajcc2023207. PubMed PMID:37391375 .
  6. Hilton, LK, Ngu, HS, Collinge, B, Dreval, K, Ben-Neriah, S, Rushton, CK et al.. Relapse Timing Is Associated With Distinct Evolutionary Dynamics in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma. J Clin Oncol. 2023;41 (25):4164-4177. doi: 10.1200/JCO.23.00570. PubMed PMID:37319384 .
  7. Lee, TD, Aisner, DL, David, MP, Eno, CC, Gagan, J, Gocke, CD et al.. Current clinical practices and challenges in molecular testing: a GOAL Consortium Hematopathology Working Group report. Blood Adv. 2023;7 (16):4599-4607. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2023010149. PubMed PMID:37236162 PubMed Central PMC10425685.
  8. Rushton, CH, Swoboda, SM, Reimer, T, Boyce, D, Hanson, GC. The Mindful Ethical Practice and Resilience Academy: Sustainability of Impact. Am J Crit Care. 2023;32 (3):184-194. doi: 10.4037/ajcc2023236. PubMed PMID:37121900 .
  9. Dreval, K, Hilton, LK, Cruz, M, Shaalan, H, Ben-Neriah, S, Boyle, M et al.. Genetic subdivisions of follicular lymphoma defined by distinct coding and noncoding mutation patterns. Blood. 2023;142 (6):561-573. doi: 10.1182/blood.2022018719. PubMed PMID:37084389 PubMed Central PMC10644066.
  10. Hilton, LK, Ngu, HS, Collinge, B, Dreval, K, Ben-Neriah, S, Rushton, CK et al.. Relapse timing is associated with distinct evolutionary dynamics in DLBCL. medRxiv. 2023; :. doi: 10.1101/2023.03.06.23286584. PubMed PMID:36945587 PubMed Central PMC10029038.
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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. Menig, S, Militano, O, Ostrenga, A, Brooke Bernhardt, M, 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 .
  2. 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 .
  3. 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.
  4. 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 .
  5. 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 .
  6. 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 .
  7. 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 .
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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 .
  12. 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.
  13. 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 .
  14. 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.
  15. 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 .
  16. 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 .
  17. 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 .
  18. Unguru, Y. Funerals. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018;65 (7):e27059. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27059. PubMed PMID:29603578 .
  19. 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 .
  20. Unguru, Y. Speed and Safety in Drug Approval and Commercialization. Pediatrics. 2017;140 (5):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-0791. PubMed PMID:29021234 .
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