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, 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.
  2. Kovoor, E, Kobayashi, T, Sheeler, LL, Trannel, A, Etienne, W, Abosi, O et al.. Blood culture practices in patients with a central line at an academic medical center-Iowa, 2020. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2022;2 (1):e64. doi: 10.1017/ash.2022.45. PubMed PMID:36483395 PubMed Central PMC9726581.
  3. Marra, AR, Kobayashi, T, Suzuki, H, Alsuhaibani, M, Schweizer, ML, Diekema, DJ et al.. The long-term effectiveness of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2022;2 (1):e22. doi: 10.1017/ash.2021.261. PubMed PMID:36310810 PubMed Central PMC9614898.
  4. Suzuki, H, Goto, M, Nair, R, Livorsi, DJ, Sekar, P, Ohl, ME et al.. Effectiveness and Optimal Duration of Adjunctive Rifampin Treatment in the Management of Staphylococcus aureus Prosthetic Joint Infections After Debridement, Antibiotics, and Implant Retention. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2022;9 (9):ofac473. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofac473. PubMed PMID:36196299 PubMed Central PMC9522668.
  5. Diekema, DS, COMMITTEE ON BIOETHICS. Health Care Clinicians and Product Promotion by Industry. Pediatrics. 2022;149 (4):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-056549. PubMed PMID:35977093 .
  6. Diekema, DS. Health Care Clinicians and Product Promotion by Industry. Pediatrics. 2022;149 (4):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-056548. PubMed PMID:35977092 .
  7. Butler, CR, Webster, LB, Diekema, DS. Staffing crisis capacity: a different approach to healthcare resource allocation for a different type of scarce resource. J Med Ethics. 2022; :. doi: 10.1136/jme-2022-108262. PubMed PMID:35777960 PubMed Central PMC9844994.
  8. Schweizer, ML, Herwaldt, LA, Boyken, L, Pottinger, J, Quinn, R, Diekema, DJ et al.. Effectiveness and acceptability of intranasal povidone-iodine decolonization among fracture fixation surgery patients to reduce Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022; :1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.134. PubMed PMID:35701860 .
  9. Kobayashi, T, Heinemann, J, Trannel, A, Marra, AR, Alsuhaibani, M, Etienne, W et al.. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) among nonphysician healthcare personnel by work location at a tertiary-care center, Iowa, 2020-2021. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022; :1-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.148. PubMed PMID:35652600 PubMed Central PMC9203358.
  10. Berkman, ER, Richardson, KL, Clark, JD, Dick, AAS, Lewis-Newby, M, Diekema, DS et al.. An ethical analysis of obesity as a contraindication of pediatric kidney transplant candidacy. Pediatr Nephrol. 2023;38 (2):345-356. doi: 10.1007/s00467-022-05572-8. PubMed PMID:35488137 .
  11. Sun, BZ, Wightman, A, Diekema, DS. Caregiver COVID-19 vaccination for solid organ transplant candidates. Am J Transplant. 2022;22 (9):2135-2138. doi: 10.1111/ajt.17078. PubMed PMID:35485987 PubMed Central PMC9111252.
  12. Butler, CR, Webster, LB, Diekema, DS, Gray, MM, Sakata, VL, Tonelli, MR et al.. Perspectives of Triage Team Members Participating in Statewide Triage Simulations for Scarce Resource Allocation During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Washington State. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5 (4):e227639. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.7639. PubMed PMID:35435971 PubMed Central PMC9016492.
  13. Wightman, A, Goldberg, A, Diekema, D. Considering a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for pediatric kidney transplant candidates. Pediatr Nephrol. 2022;37 (11):2559-2569. doi: 10.1007/s00467-022-05511-7. PubMed PMID:35333972 PubMed Central PMC8949834.
  14. Diekema, DS. Rhetoric, Persuasion, Compulsion, and the Stubborn Problem of Vaccine Hesitancy. Perspect Biol Med. 2022;65 (1):106-123. doi: 10.1353/pbm.2022.0006. PubMed PMID:35307704 .
  15. Michael, A, Vesole, AS, Diekema, DJ, Stegall, H, Hoffman, HT. Use of a transnasal flexible laryngoscope tip for laryngeal culturing: A novel in-office technique. Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2022;7 (1):197-201. doi: 10.1002/lio2.712. PubMed PMID:35155798 PubMed Central PMC8823174.
  16. Gray, MM, Butler, CR, Webster, LB, Tonelli, MR, Sakata, VL, Diekema, DS et al.. Patient Information Items Needed to Guide the Allocation of Scarce Life-Sustaining Resources: A Delphi Study of Multidisciplinary Experts. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2022;17 :e81. doi: 10.1017/dmp.2021.351. PubMed PMID:35139979 .
  17. Rock, C, Abosi, O, Bleasdale, S, Colligan, E, Diekema, DJ, Dullabh, P et al.. Clinical Decision Support Systems to Reduce Unnecessary Clostridioides difficile Testing Across Multiple Hospitals. Clin Infect Dis. 2022;75 (7):1187-1193. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciac074. PubMed PMID:35100620 .
  18. Butler, CR, Webster, LB, Sakata, VL, Tonelli, MR, Diekema, DS, Gray, MM et al.. Functionality of Scarce Healthcare Resource Triage Teams During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Multi-Institutional Simulation Study. Crit Care Explor. 2022;4 (1):e0627. doi: 10.1097/CCE.0000000000000627. PubMed PMID:35083438 PubMed Central PMC8785932.
  19. Alsuhaibani, M, Kobayashi, T, McPherson, C, Holley, S, Marra, AR, Trannel, A et al.. Impact of COVID-19 on an infection prevention and control program, Iowa 2020-2021. Am J Infect Control. 2022;50 (3):277-282. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2021.11.015. PubMed PMID:35000801 PubMed Central PMC8731683.
  20. Kakiuchi, S, Livorsi, DJ, Perencevich, EN, Diekema, DJ, Ince, D, Prasidthrathsint, K et al.. Days of Antibiotic Spectrum Coverage: A Novel Metric for Inpatient Antibiotic Consumption. Clin Infect Dis. 2022;75 (4):567-576. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab1034. PubMed PMID:34910130 .
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Jacqueline J Glover, PhD editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Jacqueline J Glover PhD

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Dr. Glover is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Center for Bioethics and Humanities, and Director of the Humanities, Ethics and Professionalism (HEP) thread in the School of Medicine curriculum. Dr. Glover serves on the ethics committees and the ethics consult services at the University of Colorado Hospital and the Children’s Hospital Colorado as well as the research ethics consult service. She organizes the Clinical Ethics Leads from the Children’s Hospital and the University of Colorado Hospital in their Quality Improvement Efforts.

  1. Kim, HJ, Black, M, Edwards, RA, Peillard-Fiorente, F, Panigrahi, R, Klingler, D et al.. Structural basis for recognition of transcriptional terminator structures by ProQ/FinO domain RNA chaperones. Nat Commun. 2022;13 (1):7076. doi: 10.1038/s41467-022-34875-5. PubMed PMID:36400772 PubMed Central PMC9674577.
  2. Portilla, M, Zhang, M, Glover, JP, Reddy, GVP, Johnson, C. Lethal Concentration and Sporulation by Contact and Direct Spray of the Entomopathogenic Fungus Beauveria bassiana on Different Stages of Nezara viridula (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). J Fungi (Basel). 2022;8 (11):. doi: 10.3390/jof8111164. PubMed PMID:36354931 PubMed Central PMC9694363.
  3. Joshi, S, Gazmin, E, Glover, J, Weeks, N, Khan, F, Iacono, S et al.. Improved Electrical Signal of Non-Poled 3D Printed Zinc Oxide-Polyvinylidene Fluoride Nanocomposites. Polymers (Basel). 2022;14 (20):. doi: 10.3390/polym14204312. PubMed PMID:36297890 PubMed Central PMC9610290.
  4. Tabatabaei Dakhili, SA, Greenwell, AA, Yang, K, Abou Farraj, R, Saed, CT, Gopal, K et al.. The Antipsychotic Dopamine 2 Receptor Antagonist Diphenylbutylpiperidines Improve Glycemia in Experimental Obesity by Inhibiting Succinyl-CoA:3-Ketoacid CoA Transferase. Diabetes. 2023;72 (1):126-134. doi: 10.2337/db22-0221. PubMed PMID:36256885 .
  5. Chakrabarty, JH, Glover, J, Schmidt, S, Phan, M, Bycko, M, Duong, Q et al.. Incidence and risk factors for graft failure in the modern era of cord blood transplantation. Vox Sang. 2022;117 (12):1405-1410. doi: 10.1111/vox.13368. PubMed PMID:36250288 PubMed Central PMC9772075.
  6. Glover, JC, Fritzsch, B. Molecular mechanisms governing development of the hindbrain choroid plexus and auditory projection: A validation of the seminal observations of Wilhelm His. IBRO Neurosci Rep. 2022;13 :306-313. doi: 10.1016/j.ibneur.2022.09.011. PubMed PMID:36247525 PubMed Central PMC9561746.
  7. Panigrahi, R, Glover, JNM, Nallusamy, S. A look into DGAT1 through the EM lenses. Biochim Biophys Acta Biomembr. 2023;1865 (1):184069. doi: 10.1016/j.bbamem.2022.184069. PubMed PMID:36216097 .
  8. Kraus, E, Rizzone, K, Walker, M, Brown, N, Kaur, J, Magrini, D et al.. Stress Injuries of the Knee. Clin Sports Med. 2022;41 (4):707-727. doi: 10.1016/j.csm.2022.05.008. PubMed PMID:36210167 .
  9. Krakovski, MA, Arora, N, Jain, S, Glover, J, Dombrowski, K, Hernandez, B et al.. Diet-microbiome-gut-brain nexus in acute and chronic brain injury. Front Neurosci. 2022;16 :1002266. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2022.1002266. PubMed PMID:36188471 PubMed Central PMC9523267.
  10. Tolstenkov, O, Mikhaleva, Y, Glover, JC. Post-gastrulation transition from whole-body to tissue-specific intercellular calcium signaling in the appendicularian tunicate Oikopleuradioica. Dev Biol. 2022;492 :37-46. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2022.09.004. PubMed PMID:36162551 .
  11. Glover, JP, Portilla, M, Parys, K, Allen, C, George, J, Reddy, GVP et al.. Susceptibility of Different Life Stages of Kudzu Bug Megacopta cribraria (F.) (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) to Two Different Native Strains of Beauveria bassiana. Pathogens. 2022;11 (9):. doi: 10.3390/pathogens11091028. PubMed PMID:36145460 PubMed Central PMC9506321.
  12. Kim, GB, Fritsche, J, Bunk, S, Mahr, A, Unverdorben, F, Tosh, K et al.. Quantitative immunopeptidomics reveals a tumor stroma-specific target for T cell therapy. Sci Transl Med. 2022;14 (660):eabo6135. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.abo6135. PubMed PMID:36044599 .
  13. Glover, J, Elliott, J, McIntyre Muddle, K, South West Frail Senior Strategy Regional Patient and Family Caregiver Advisory Group. Co-Designing Together through Crisis: Development of a Virtual Care Guidance Document to Support Providers, Older Adults, and Caregivers. Can J Aging. 2022; :1-11. doi: 10.1017/S0714980822000307. PubMed PMID:35979665 .
  14. Glover, JS, Ticer, TD, Engevik, MA. Profiling Antibiotic Resistance in Acinetobacter calcoaceticus. Antibiotics (Basel). 2022;11 (7):. doi: 10.3390/antibiotics11070978. PubMed PMID:35884232 PubMed Central PMC9312123.
  15. Glover, J, Lynn, C, Holzman, JBW, Germone, M, Talmi, A. Working toward Socially Responsive Recruitment Practices of Psychology Interns in an Academic Medical Center. J Pediatr Psychol. 2022;47 (10):1110-1124. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsac063. PubMed PMID:35877078 .
  16. Sarker, H, Panigrahi, R, Hardy, E, Glover, JNM, Elahi, S, Fernandez-Patron, C et al.. Glucocorticoids Bind to SARS-CoV-2 S1 at Multiple Sites Causing Cooperative Inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 S1 Interaction With ACE2. Front Immunol. 2022;13 :906687. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2022.906687. PubMed PMID:35784352 PubMed Central PMC9242398.
  17. Glover, JS, Browning, BD, Ticer, TD, Engevik, AC, Engevik, MA. Acinetobacter calcoaceticus is Well Adapted to Withstand Intestinal Stressors and Modulate the Gut Epithelium. Front Physiol. 2022;13 :880024. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2022.880024. PubMed PMID:35685287 PubMed Central PMC9170955.
  18. Glover, JS, Ticer, TD, Engevik, MA. Characterizing the mucin-degrading capacity of the human gut microbiota. Sci Rep. 2022;12 (1):8456. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-11819-z. PubMed PMID:35589783 PubMed Central PMC9120202.
  19. Hsu, AT, Crawford, TC, Zhou, X, Safar, B, Efron, J, Atallah, C et al.. Decreasing Readmissions After Ileostomy Creation Through a Perioperative Quality Improvement Program. Dis Colon Rectum. 2022;65 (8):e797-e804. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000002256. PubMed PMID:35421028 .
  20. Jiang, B, Murray, C, Cole, BL, Glover, JNM, Chan, GK, Deschenes, J et al.. Mutations of the DNA repair gene PNKP in a patient with microcephaly, seizures, and developmental delay (MCSZ) presenting with a high-grade brain tumor. Sci Rep. 2022;12 (1):5386. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-09097-w. PubMed PMID:35354845 PubMed Central PMC8967877.
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John Lantos, MD editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

John D. Lantos MD

University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine

A former President of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities, Dr. Lantos is the founding director of the Children’s Mercy Bioethics Center, and was the inaugural holder of the John B. Francis Chair in Bioethics at the Center for Practical Bioethics. He is currently the Director of Pediatric Bioethics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, where he is also a Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Lantos spent 20 years on the faculty of The University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine, is an advisor to the American Academy of Pediatrics on bioethics, and a former associate editor of three journals; he has published five books and over 250 journal articles and book chapters in the eld of bioethics.

  1. Lantos, J, Janvier, A, Barrington, K. Reply to Letter about whole genome sequencing in newborns. Hum Genet. 2023; :. doi: 10.1007/s00439-022-02499-w. PubMed PMID:36607419 .
  2. 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 .
  3. 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. 2022; :. doi: 10.1007/s11102-022-01294-0. PubMed PMID:36462067 .
  4. 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 .
  5. 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 .
  6. 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 .
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Zombori-Tóth, N, Paróczai, D, Lantos, J, Almási, S, Sejben, A, Tiszlavicz, L et al.. The More Extensive the Spread through Air Spaces, the Worse the Prognosis Is: Semi-Quantitative Evaluation of Spread through Air Spaces in Pulmonary Adenocarcinomas. Pathobiology. 2022; :1-10. doi: 10.1159/000525456. PubMed PMID:35947971 .
  10. 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 .
  11. 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 .
  12. 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 .
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. Ennis, BJ, Reed, DJ, Lantos, JD. Current controversies in neonatal resuscitation. Semin Perinatol. 2022;46 (6):151627. doi: 10.1016/j.semperi.2022.151627. PubMed PMID:35718663 .
  16. Furák, J, Németh, T, Lantos, J, Fabó, C, Géczi, T, Zombori-Tóth, N et al.. Perioperative Systemic Inflammation in Lung Cancer Surgery. Front Surg. 2022;9 :883322. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2022.883322. PubMed PMID:35669251 PubMed Central PMC9163434.
  17. Lantos, JD. The moral risk of methodological purity. Acta Paediatr. 2022;111 (8):1474-1475. doi: 10.1111/apa.16382. PubMed PMID:35644935 .
  18. Lantos, JD. Ethics of care for the micropreemies. Just because we can, should we?. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2022;27 (2):101343. doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2022.101343. PubMed PMID:35514009 .
  19. Lantos, J, Németh, T, Barta, Z, Szabó, Z, Paróczai, D, Varga, E et al.. Pathophysiological Advantages of Spontaneous Ventilation. Front Surg. 2022;9 :822560. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2022.822560. PubMed PMID:35360436 PubMed Central PMC8963892.
  20. Janvier, A, Barrington, K, Lantos, J. Next generation sequencing in neonatology: what does it mean for the next generation?. Hum Genet. 2022;141 (5):1027-1034. doi: 10.1007/s00439-022-02438-9. PubMed PMID:35348890 .
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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. Lester, DK, Burton, C, Gardner, A, Innamarato, P, Kodumudi, K, Liu, Q et al.. Fucosylation of HLA-DRB1 regulates CD4+ T cell-mediated anti-melanoma immunity and enhances immunotherapy efficacy. Nat Cancer. 2023; :. doi: 10.1038/s43018-022-00506-7. PubMed PMID:36690875 .
  2. Familiari, F, Madonna, V, Mercurio, M, Cinque, ME, Gasparini, G, Galasso, O et al.. Outcomes and complications of inlay versus onlay patellofemoral arthroplasty: A systematic review. Knee. 2023;41 :124-136. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2023.01.001. PubMed PMID:36680866 .
  3. Saizan, A, Dean, OR, Scott, GA, Mannava, KA, Mercurio, MG. Vulvar leukemia cutis: A case report and review of the literature. JAAD Case Rep. 2023;31 :97-101. doi: 10.1016/j.jdcr.2022.10.039. PubMed PMID:36568892 PubMed Central PMC9772607.
  4. Familiari, F, Galasso, O, Massazza, F, Mercurio, M, Fox, H, Srikumaran, U et al.. Artificial Intelligence in the Management of Rotator Cuff Tears. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022;19 (24):. doi: 10.3390/ijerph192416779. PubMed PMID:36554660 PubMed Central PMC9779744.
  5. Quirino, A, Marascio, N, Scarlata, GGM, Cicino, C, Pavia, G, Pantanella, M et al.. Orthopedic Device-Related Infections Due to Emerging Pathogens Diagnosed by a Combination of Microbiological Approaches: Case Series and Literature Review. Diagnostics (Basel). 2022;12 (12):. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics12123224. PubMed PMID:36553231 PubMed Central PMC9778170.
  6. Forgione, G, Izzo, F, Mercurio, M, Cicchella, D, Dini, L, Giancane, G et al.. Microplastics pollution in freshwater fishes in the South of Italy: Characterization, distribution, and correlation with environmental pollutants. Sci Total Environ. 2023;864 :161032. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.161032. PubMed PMID:36549536 .
  7. Mercurio, M, Castricini, R, Castioni, D, Cofano, E, Familiari, F, Gasparini, G et al.. 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. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2022.11.004. PubMed PMID:36528222 .
  8. Mercurio, M, Familiari, F, de Filippis, R, Varano, C, Napoleone, F, Galasso, O et al.. Improvement in health status and quality of life in patients with osteoporosis treated with denosumab: results at a mean follow-up of six years. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2022;26 (1 Suppl):16-23. doi: 10.26355/eurrev_202211_30278. PubMed PMID:36448853 .
  9. Vezzoli, P, Parietti, M, Carugno, A, Di Mercurio, M, Benaglia, C, Zussino, M et al.. Childhood Pemphigus Vulgaris during COVID-19 Outbreak Successfully Treated with Prednisone and Azathioprine: A Case Report and Literature Review. J Clin Med. 2022;11 (22):. doi: 10.3390/jcm11226858. PubMed PMID:36431335 PubMed Central PMC9696635.
  10. Mercurio, MR. The Path More Easily Reversed: Postponed Withholding at Borderline Viability. Am J Bioeth. 2022;22 (11):35-37. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2022.2123985. PubMed PMID:36332037 .
  11. Mercurio, M, Cofano, E, Familiari, F, Corona, K, Cerciello, S, Gasparini, G et al.. The 50 Highest Cited Papers on Shoulder Arthroplasty. Healthcare (Basel). 2022;10 (10):. doi: 10.3390/healthcare10102000. PubMed PMID:36292447 PubMed Central PMC9602479.
  12. Mercurio, M, de Filippis, R, Spina, G, De Fazio, P, Segura-Garcia, C, Galasso, O et al.. The use of antidepressants is linked to bone loss: A systematic review and metanalysis. Orthop Rev (Pavia). 2022;14 (6):38564. doi: 10.52965/001c.38564. PubMed PMID:36267210 PubMed Central PMC9568413.
  13. Forman, JL, Mercurio, MG. Vulvar Pruritus in Postmenopausal Diabetic Women With Candidiasis Secondary to Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter Receptor-2 Inhibitors. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2023;27 (1):68-70. doi: 10.1097/LGT.0000000000000704. PubMed PMID:36129363 .
  14. Tomtschik, J, Sabogal, E, Singh, P, Mercurio, MG. Regional disparities in the dermatology workforce: A longitudinal analysis of American Medical Association workforce data. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2022;87 (6):1421-1422. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2022.08.029. PubMed PMID:36007689 .
  15. Corona, K, Cerciello, S, Vasso, M, Toro, G, D'Ambrosi, R, Pola, E et al.. Age over 50 does not predict results in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Orthop Rev (Pavia). 2022;14 (2):37310. doi: 10.52965/001c.37310. PubMed PMID:35909418 PubMed Central PMC9329056.
  16. Mercurio, M, Galasso, O, Familiari, F, Iannò, B, Bruno, CF, Castioni, D et al.. Trend of Perioperative CRP (C-Reactive Protein) Levels in Non-Infected Total Knee Arthroplasty. Orthop Rev (Pavia). 2022;14 (4):36589. doi: 10.52965/001c.36589. PubMed PMID:35782199 PubMed Central PMC9242728.
  17. Mercurio, M, Castioni, D, Cosentino, O, Familiari, F, Iannò, B, Gasparini, G et al.. Revision surgery for periprosthetic elbow infection: eradication rate, complications, and functional outcomes-a systematic review. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2022; :. doi: 10.1007/s00402-022-04512-3. PubMed PMID:35776175 .
  18. Ciolli, G, Proietti, L, Mercurio, M, Corona, K, Maccauro, G, Schiavone Panni, A et al.. Return to sport following distal femur osteotomy: a systematic review. Orthop Rev (Pavia). 2022;14 (2):33774. doi: 10.52965/001c.33774. PubMed PMID:35774926 PubMed Central PMC9239358.
  19. Mercurio, M, Gasparini, G, Familiari, F, Castioni, D, Galasso, O. Outcomes of Bi-unicompartmental Versus Total Knee Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Medial and Lateral Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Comparative Studies. Indian J Orthop. 2022;56 (6):963-972. doi: 10.1007/s43465-022-00628-1. PubMed PMID:35669030 PubMed Central PMC9123098.
  20. de Filippis, R, Mercurio, M, Spina, G, De Fazio, P, Segura-Garcia, C, Familiari, F et al.. Antidepressants and Vertebral and Hip Risk Fracture: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Healthcare (Basel). 2022;10 (5):. doi: 10.3390/healthcare10050803. PubMed PMID:35627940 PubMed Central PMC9140335.
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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. Dhaver, S, Al-Badri, M, Salah, T, Kilroy, C, Shahar, J, Johnson, C et al.. Hybrid model of intensive lifestyle intervention is potentially effective in patients with diabetes & obesity for post-COVID era. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2022;13 :1050527. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2022.1050527. PubMed PMID:36733796 PubMed Central PMC9887117.
  2. Redinger, JW, Heppe, DB, Albert, TJ, Cornia, PB, Gordon, KS, Arundel, C et al.. What internal medicine attendings talk about at morning report: a multicenter study. BMC Med Educ. 2023;23 (1):84. doi: 10.1186/s12909-023-04057-y. PubMed PMID:36732763 PubMed Central PMC9893973.
  3. Mitchell, C, Hosseinzadeh, S, Emami, A, Maranho, DA, Novais, EN, Kiapour, AM et al.. Smaller Epiphyseal Tubercle in Hips with Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Compared to the Uninvolved Contralateral Hip. J Orthop Res. 2023; :. doi: 10.1002/jor.25528. PubMed PMID:36722419 .
  4. Mitchell, C, Gaitán, JM, Pewowaruk, RJ, Gepner, AD, Hess, T, Wilbrand, SM et al.. Transcranial Color-Coded Doppler Cerebral Hemodynamics Following Aerobic Exercise Training: Outcomes From a Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial. J Vasc Ultrasound. 2022;46 (3):110-117. doi: 10.1177/15443167221099274. PubMed PMID:36714789 PubMed Central PMC9881430.
  5. Raffington, L, Schneper, L, Mallard, T, Fisher, J, Vinnik, L, Hollis-Hansen, K et al.. Measuring the long arm of childhood in real-time: Epigenetic predictors of BMI and social determinants of health across childhood and adolescence. bioRxiv. 2023; :. doi: 10.1101/2023.01.20.524709. PubMed PMID:36712110 PubMed Central PMC9882281.
  6. Mitchell, C, Bowen, A, Conroy, P, Whelan, BM, Wallace, SJ, Dancer, A et al.. COS-Speech: protocol to develop a core outcome set for dysarthria after stroke for use in clinical practice and research. Trials. 2023;24 (1):57. doi: 10.1186/s13063-022-06958-7. PubMed PMID:36698201 PubMed Central PMC9878925.
  7. Mitchell, CE, Ryne, RD, Hwang, K. Using kernel-based statistical distance to study the dynamics of charged particle beams in particle-based simulation codes. Phys Rev E. 2022;106 (6-2):065302. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.106.065302. PubMed PMID:36671143 .
  8. Wilson Ottley, SM, Ouellette, M, Mellon, NK, Caverly, C, Mitchell, CM, Adams Costa, E et al.. Language and academic outcomes of children with cochlear implants in an inclusive setting: Evidence from 18 years of data. Cochlear Implants Int. 2023; :1-14. doi: 10.1080/14670100.2022.2154427. PubMed PMID:36670525 .
  9. Davis, K, Mitchell, C, Weissenfels, O, Bai, J, Raizen, DM, Ailion, M et al.. G protein-coupled receptor kinase-2 (GRK-2) controls exploration through neuropeptide signaling in Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS Genet. 2023;19 (1):e1010613. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1010613. PubMed PMID:36652499 PubMed Central PMC9886303.
  10. Blount, JD, Rowland, HM, Mitchell, C, Speed, MP, Ruxton, GD, Endler, JA et al.. The price of defence: toxins, visual signals and oxidative state in an aposematic butterfly. Proc Biol Sci. 2023;290 (1991):20222068. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2022.2068. PubMed PMID:36651049 PubMed Central PMC9845971.
  11. Mitchell, CA, Verovskaya, EV, Calero-Nieto, FJ, Olson, OC, Swann, JW, Wang, X et al.. Stromal niche inflammation mediated by IL-1 signalling is a targetable driver of haematopoietic ageing. Nat Cell Biol. 2023;25 (1):30-41. doi: 10.1038/s41556-022-01053-0. PubMed PMID:36650381 .
  12. Gard, AM, Hyde, LW, Heeringa, SG, West, BT, Mitchell, C. Why weight? Analytic approaches for large-scale population neuroscience data. Dev Cogn Neurosci. 2023;59 :101196. doi: 10.1016/j.dcn.2023.101196. PubMed PMID:36630774 PubMed Central PMC9843279.
  13. Mitchell, C, Hall, A. Lessons from the pandemic for the future regulation of confidential patient information for research. J R Soc Med. 2023; :1410768221144764. doi: 10.1177/01410768221144764. PubMed PMID:36621807 .
  14. Czarnik, M, Cusimano, FA, Bahlani, S, Ciuffo, N, Vaglica, A, Mitchell, C et al.. Embolization for the treatment of large, complex fibroids in an outpatient setting: A report of 2 cases. Radiol Case Rep. 2023;18 (3):936-942. doi: 10.1016/j.radcr.2022.11.036. PubMed PMID:36618085 PubMed Central PMC9813576.
  15. Rodgers, SJ, Ooms, LM, Mitchell, CA. The FDA-Approved Drug Pyrvinium Selectively Targets ER+ Breast Cancer Cells with High INPP4B Expression. Cancers (Basel). 2022;15 (1):. doi: 10.3390/cancers15010135. PubMed PMID:36612130 PubMed Central PMC9817693.
  16. Hardi, FA, Goetschius, LG, McLoyd, V, Lopez-Duran, NL, Mitchell, C, Hyde, LW et al.. Adolescent functional network connectivity prospectively predicts adult anxiety symptoms related to perceived COVID-19 economic adversity. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2022; :. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.13749. PubMed PMID:36579796 PubMed Central PMC9880614.
  17. Trageser, JE, Mitchell, CA, Jones, RE, Matteo, EN, Rimsza, JM, Pyrak-Nolte, LJ et al.. The effect of differential mineral shrinkage on crack formation and network geometry. Sci Rep. 2022;12 (1):22264. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-23789-3. PubMed PMID:36564407 PubMed Central PMC9789088.
  18. Vatanen, T, Jabbar, KS, Ruohtula, T, Honkanen, J, Avila-Pacheco, J, Siljander, H et al.. Mobile genetic elements from the maternal microbiome shape infant gut microbial assembly and metabolism. Cell. 2022;185 (26):4921-4936.e15. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2022.11.023. PubMed PMID:36563663 PubMed Central PMC9869402.
  19. Reynolds, HM, Tadimalla, S, Wang, YF, Montazerolghaem, M, Sun, Y, Williams, S et al.. Semi-quantitative and quantitative dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE) MRI parameters as prostate cancer imaging biomarkers for biologically targeted radiation therapy. Cancer Imaging. 2022;22 (1):71. doi: 10.1186/s40644-022-00508-9. PubMed PMID:36536464 PubMed Central PMC9762110.
  20. Gastol, D, Marshall, J, Cooper, E, Mitchell, C, Burnett, D, Song, T et al.. Reclaimed and Up-Cycled Cathodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries. Glob Chall. 2022;6 (12):2200046. doi: 10.1002/gch2.202200046. PubMed PMID:36532243 PubMed Central PMC9749079.
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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. Bånnsgård, M, Nouri, A, Finizia, C, Engström, M, Moreno, J, Roos, U et al.. Communicating Patient Safety Information Through Video and Oral Formats-A Comparison. J Patient Saf. 2022; :. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000001086. PubMed PMID:36729426 .
  2. Barroso, FO, Torricelli, D, Moreno, JC. Neurorobotics and neuroprostheses: Towards a new anatomy. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2023; :. doi: 10.1002/ar.25157. PubMed PMID:36715240 .
  3. Grevillot, L, Moreno, JO, Fuchs, H, Dreindl, R, Elia, A, Bolsa-Ferruz, M et al.. Implementation of Sphinx/Lynx as daily QA equipment for scanned proton and carbon ion beams. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2023; :e13896. doi: 10.1002/acm2.13896. PubMed PMID:36704919 .
  4. García, JS, Puertas-Martín, S, Redondo, JL, Moreno, JJ, Ortigosa, PM. Improving drug discovery through parallelism. J Supercomput. 2023; :1-20. doi: 10.1007/s11227-022-05014-0. PubMed PMID:36687309 PubMed Central PMC9842220.
  5. Alarcon, ZK, Prada, D, Gabastou, JM, Sanabria, O, Duarte, C, Moreno, J et al.. Population structure of Neisseria meningitidis ST-9493 identified in Colombian isolates. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin (Engl Ed). 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.eimce.2022.01.005. PubMed PMID:36681574 .
  6. Rodrigues-Carvalho, C, Fernández-García, M, Pinto-Fernández, D, Sanz-Morere, C, Barroso, FO, Borromeo, S et al.. Benchmarking the Effects on Human-Exoskeleton Interaction of Trajectory, Admittance and EMG-Triggered Exoskeleton Movement Control. Sensors (Basel). 2023;23 (2):. doi: 10.3390/s23020791. PubMed PMID:36679587 PubMed Central PMC9867281.
  7. Moreno, J, Carvelli, J, Lesaux, A, Boucekine, M, Tonon, D, Bichon, A et al.. Ventilator Acquired Pneumonia in COVID-19 ICU Patients: A Retrospective Cohort Study during Pandemia in France. J Clin Med. 2023;12 (2):. doi: 10.3390/jcm12020421. PubMed PMID:36675351 PubMed Central PMC9862383.
  8. Moreno, JP, Hannay, KM, Goetz, AR, Walch, O, Cheng, P. Validation of the Entrainment Signal Regularity Index and associations with children's changes in BMI. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2023; :. doi: 10.1002/oby.23641. PubMed PMID:36628610 .
  9. Ballesteros Ruiz, C, Toribio-Vázquez, C, Fernández-Pascual, E, Ríos, E, Rodríguez Serrano, A, Alonso Dorrego, JM et al.. Repair of Traumatic Urethral Strictures: La Paz University Hospital Experience. J Clin Med. 2022;12 (1):. doi: 10.3390/jcm12010054. PubMed PMID:36614853 PubMed Central PMC9821198.
  10. Vera, A, Moreno, JL, García, C, Nicolás, E, Bastida, F. Agro-physiological and soil microbial responses to desalinated seawater irrigation in two crops. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2023;250 :114507. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2023.114507. PubMed PMID:36608566 .
  11. Yang, Y, Abuauf, H, Song, S, Wang, JY, Alagoz, Y, Moreno, JC et al.. The Arabidopsis D27-LIKE1 is a cis/cis/trans-β-carotene isomerase that contributes to Strigolactone biosynthesis and negatively impacts ABA level. Plant J. 2023; :. doi: 10.1111/tpj.16095. PubMed PMID:36602437 .
  12. Hamza, E, Vallejo-Mudarra, M, Ouled-Haddou, H, García-Caballero, C, Guerrero-Hue, M, Santier, L et al.. Indoxyl sulfate impairs erythropoiesis at BFU-E stage in chronic kidney disease. Cell Signal. 2022;104 :110583. doi: 10.1016/j.cellsig.2022.110583. PubMed PMID:36596353 .
  13. Hay, AJD, Murphy, TJ, Popichak, KA, Zabel, MD, Moreno, JA. Adipose-derived mesenchymal stromal cells decrease prion-induced glial inflammation in vitro. Sci Rep. 2022;12 (1):22567. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-26628-7. PubMed PMID:36581683 PubMed Central PMC9800558.
  14. Oropeza-Valdez, JJ, Hernandez, JCM, Jaime-Sánchez, E, López-Ramos, E, Lara-Ramírez, EE, Hernández, YL et al.. Transcriptome Analysis Identifies Oxidative Stress Injury Biomarkers for Diabetic Nephropathy. Arch Med Res. 2023;54 (1):17-26. doi: 10.1016/j.arcmed.2022.12.004. PubMed PMID:36564298 .
  15. Vaughan, RM, Moore, JA, Moreno, JS, Dyer, KJ, Oluyomi, AO, Lopez, KN et al.. Remote Care Adoption in Underserved Congenital Heart Disease Patients During the COVID-19 Era. Pediatr Cardiol. 2023;44 (2):404-412. doi: 10.1007/s00246-022-03042-4. PubMed PMID:36562781 PubMed Central PMC9786515.
  16. Malkani, S, Ruiz, J, Desai, S, Paghdar, S, Patel, PC, Moreno, JCL et al.. Migration of intra-aortic balloon pump causing obstruction of the superior mesenteric artery. J Geriatr Cardiol. 2022;19 (11):928-929. doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2022.11.001. PubMed PMID:36561054 PubMed Central PMC9748270.
  17. Almiron, N, Moreno, JA, Farrell, J. Climate change contrarian think tanks in Europe: A network analysis. Public Underst Sci. 2022; :9636625221137815. doi: 10.1177/09636625221137815. PubMed PMID:36519411 .
  18. Cebadero-Domínguez, O, Ferrández-Gómez, B, Sánchez-Ballester, S, Moreno, J, Jos, A, Cameán, AM et al.. In vitro toxicity evaluation of graphene oxide and reduced graphene oxide on Caco-2 cells. Toxicol Rep. 2022;9 :1130-1138. doi: 10.1016/j.toxrep.2022.05.010. PubMed PMID:36518447 PubMed Central PMC9742864.
  19. Asín-Prieto, G, Mercante, S, Rojas, R, Navas, M, Gomez, D, Toledo, M et al.. Post-stroke rehabilitation of the ankle joint with a low cost monoarticular ankle robotic exoskeleton: Preliminary results. Front Bioeng Biotechnol. 2022;10 :1015201. doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2022.1015201. PubMed PMID:36507258 PubMed Central PMC9733705.
  20. Louizi, C, Khan, MAA, Faisal, K, Chowdhury, R, Ghosh, P, Hossain, F et al.. Assessment of pan-Leishmania detection by recombinase polymerase amplification assay. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2023;105 (2):115862. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2022.115862. PubMed PMID:36493571 .
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Lainie Ross, MD, PhD editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Lainie Ross MD, PhD

The University of Chicago Medicine

Dr. Ross is a trained philosopher and a practicing pediatrician. She is the Carolyn and Matthew Bucksbaum Professor of Clinical Medical Ethics, an Associate Director of MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, and co-director of the Ethics Consultation Service, providing both clinical and research ethics consultation. Dr. Ross serves on the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP) and as the chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Bioethics Executive Committee. A frequent lecturer at national and international conferences, Dr. Ross has written more than 100 research articles, and published two books on pediatric ethics, with a third forthcoming.

  1. Ross, L, McKelvie, P, Reardon, K, Wong, H, Wicks, I, Day, J et al.. Muscle biopsy practices in the evaluation of neuromuscular disease: A systematic literature review. Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol. 2023; :e12888. doi: 10.1111/nan.12888. PubMed PMID:36734037 .
  2. McCormack, J, Rutherford, S, Ross, LJ, Noble, C, Bialocerkowski, A. How do dietetics students learn about sustainability? A scoping review. Nutr Diet. 2023; :. doi: 10.1111/1747-0080.12795. PubMed PMID:36710069 .
  3. Ross, L. The Dead Donor Rule Does Require that the Donor is Dead. Am J Bioeth. 2023;23 (2):12-14. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2022.2159096. PubMed PMID:36681915 .
  4. Noohi, F, Sundaresan, M, Naylor, R, Ross, LF. Diagnosis, treatment and disclosure: A qualitative exploration of participant challenges in a Monogenic Diabetes Registry. Genet Med. 2023; :100019. doi: 10.1016/j.gim.2023.100019. PubMed PMID:36681871 .
  5. Ross, L, Semaan, E, Gosling, CM, Fisk, B, Shannon, B. Clinical reasoning in undergraduate paramedicine: utilisation of a script concordance test. BMC Med Educ. 2023;23 (1):39. doi: 10.1186/s12909-023-04020-x. PubMed PMID:36658560 PubMed Central PMC9849838.
  6. Marshall, H, Nicholas, MT, van Zweden, JS, Wäckers, F, Ross, L, Wenseleers, T et al.. DNA methylation is associated with codon degeneracy in a species of bumblebee. Heredity (Edinb). 2023; :. doi: 10.1038/s41437-023-00591-z. PubMed PMID:36658299 .
  7. Cynn, E, Li, DY, O'Reilly, ME, Wang, Y, Bashore, AC, Jha, A et al.. Human Macrophage Long Intergenic Noncoding RNA, SIMALR, Suppresses Inflammatory Macrophage Apoptosis via NTN1 (Netrin-1). Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2023;43 (2):286-299. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.122.318353. PubMed PMID:36546321 .
  8. Yeh, J, Pond, B, Beld, M, Garcia, A, Mauricio, J, Mata-Pacheco, J et al.. Enhancing Dementia Knowledge and Self-Efficacy of In-Home Supportive Services Caregivers Through Online Training. J Appl Gerontol. 2022; :7334648221144023. doi: 10.1177/07334648221144023. PubMed PMID:36482678 .
  9. Jolles, D, Hoehn-Velasco, L, Ross, L, Stapleton, S, Joseph, J, Alliman, J et al.. Strong Start Innovation: Equitable Outcomes Across Public and Privately Insured Clients Receiving Birth Center Care. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2022;67 (6):746-752. doi: 10.1111/jmwh.13439. PubMed PMID:36480161 .
  10. Freeman, MA, Botha, J, Brewer, E, Damian, M, Ettenger, R, Gambetta, K et al.. International Pediatric Transplant Association (IPTA) position statement supporting prioritizing pediatric recipients for deceased donor organ allocation. Pediatr Transplant. 2023;27 Suppl 1 :e14358. doi: 10.1111/petr.14358. PubMed PMID:36468303 .
  11. Ross, LF. 50 Years Ago in TheJournalofPediatrics: Points to Consider: Sickle Cell Screening. J Pediatr. 2022;251 :126. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2022.09.042. PubMed PMID:36464403 .
  12. Gallaga, NM, Carrillo, B, Good, A, Munoz-Gonzalez, A, Ross, L. Pediatric pulse dose corticosteroid therapy dosing and administration in the treatment of alopecia areata: A review of literature. Pediatr Dermatol. 2022; :. doi: 10.1111/pde.15209. PubMed PMID:36461625 .
  13. Ross, L, Costello, B, Lindqvist, A, Hansen, D, Brown, Z, Stevens, W et al.. Disease specific determinants of cardiopulmonary fitness in systemic sclerosis. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2023;58 :152137. doi: 10.1016/j.semarthrit.2022.152137. PubMed PMID:36434894 .
  14. Ross, L, Proudman, S, Walker, J, Stevens, W, Ferdowsi, N, Quinlivan, A et al.. Evaluation of Patient and Physician Assessments of Gastrointestinal Disease Activity in Systemic Sclerosis. J Rheumatol. 2022; :. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.220832. PubMed PMID:36379565 .
  15. Freed, SA, Sprague, BN, Ross, LA. Does the association between objective and subjective memory vary by age among healthy older adults?. Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn. 2022; :1-14. doi: 10.1080/13825585.2022.2143471. PubMed PMID:36353743 .
  16. Ross, L, Nikpour, M, D'Aoust, J, Khanna, D, Merkel, PA, Pauling, JD et al.. Patient and Physician Global Assessments of Disease Status in Systemic Sclerosis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2022; :. doi: 10.1002/acr.25056. PubMed PMID:36342397 .
  17. Nicholson, JS, Hudak, EM, Phillips, CB, Chanti-Ketterl, M, O'Brien, JL, Ross, LA et al.. The Preventing Alzheimer's with Cognitive Training (PACT) randomized clinical trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2022;123 :106978. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2022.106978. PubMed PMID:36341846 .
  18. Salway, T, Rich, AJ, Ferlatte, O, Gesink, D, Ross, LE, Bränström, R et al.. Preventable mortality among sexual minority Canadians. SSM Popul Health. 2022;20 :101276. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2022.101276. PubMed PMID:36337988 PubMed Central PMC9634359.
  19. Davis, DN, Ross, LK, Feng, Z, Imber, R, Hogan, C, Young, HL et al.. Preincision versus postincision frequent door openings during total joint arthroplasty. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2022;2 (1):e2. doi: 10.1017/ash.2021.247. PubMed PMID:36310772 PubMed Central PMC9614879.
  20. Ross, L, Patel, S, Stevens, W, Burns, A, Prior, D, La Gerche, A et al.. The clinical implications of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in systemic sclerosis. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2022;40 (10):1986-1992. doi: 10.55563/clinexprheumatol/irc0ih. PubMed PMID:36259603 .
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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, C. Positionality. Nurs Philos. 2022; :e12415. doi: 10.1111/nup.12415. PubMed PMID:36567518 .
  2. Holtz, HK, Weissinger, GM, Swavely, D, Lynn, L, Yoder, A, Cotton, B et al.. The Long Tail of COVID-19: Implications for the Future of Emergency Nursing. J Emerg Nurs. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2022.10.006. PubMed PMID:36503829 PubMed Central PMC9584853.
  3. Sande, CM, Wu, R, Yang, G, Sussman, RT, Bigdeli, A, Rushton, C et al.. Rapid and Automated Semiconductor-Based Next-Generation Sequencing for Simultaneous Detection of Somatic DNA and RNA Aberrations in Myeloid Neoplasms. J Mol Diagn. 2023;25 (2):87-93. doi: 10.1016/j.jmoldx.2022.11.005. PubMed PMID:36503148 .
  4. Klepper, M, Clark, KD, Bosse, JD, Kerbyson, M, Roy, E, Rushton, CH et al.. State-level anti-transgender policies in conflict with core principles of nursing: An educator call to action. Nurse Educ Today. 2022;119 :105608. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2022.105608. PubMed PMID:36327788 .
  5. Rushton, CK, Dreval, K, Morin, RD. Concerning data inconsistencies in Burkitt lymphoma genome study. Blood. 2022; :. doi: 10.1182/blood.2022016505. PubMed PMID:36302254 .
  6. Welford, J, Rafferty, R, Hunt, K, Short, D, Duncan, L, Ward, A et al.. The Clinical Frailty Scale can indicate prognosis and care requirements on discharge in oncology and haemato-oncology inpatients: A cohort study. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2022;31 (6):e13752. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13752. PubMed PMID:36286099 PubMed Central PMC9788118.
  7. Swavely, D, Romig, B, Weissinger, G, Holtz, H, Alderfer, M, Lynn, L et al.. The Impact of Traumatic Stress, Resilience, and Threats to Core Values on Nurses During a Pandemic. J Nurs Adm. 2022;52 (10):525-535. doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000001194. PubMed PMID:36166631 PubMed Central PMC9512236.
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Yoram Unguru, MD, MA, MS editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Yoram Unguru MD, MS, MA

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

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

  1. Unguru, Y, 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 .
  2. 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 .
  3. 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 .
  4. 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 .
  5. 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.
  6. 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 .
  7. 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.
  8. 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 .
  9. 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.
  10. 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 .
  11. 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.
  12. 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 .
  13. 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 .
  14. 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 .
  15. Unguru, Y. Funerals. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018;65 (7):e27059. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27059. PubMed PMID:29603578 .
  16. 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 .
  17. Unguru, Y. Speed and Safety in Drug Approval and Commercialization. Pediatrics. 2017;140 (5):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-0791. PubMed PMID:29021234 .
  18. Rosenberg, AR, Starks, H, Unguru, Y, Feudtner, C, Diekema, D. Truth Telling in the Setting of Cultural Differences and Incurable Pediatric Illness: A Review. JAMA Pediatr. 2017;171 (11):1113-1119. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.2568. PubMed PMID:28873121 PubMed Central PMC5675758.
  19. Barone, S, Unguru, Y. Should Euthanasia Be Considered Iatrogenic?. AMA J Ethics. 2017;19 (8):802-814. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2017.19.8.msoc1-1708. PubMed PMID:28846520 .
  20. Unguru, Y. Comment on: Contributing factors and outcomes of treatment refusal in pediatric oncology in Germany. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017;64 (2):395. doi: 10.1002/pbc.26208. PubMed PMID:27569729 .
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