Sample of Recently Published MBE & MSME Mentored Research


Baker FX, Merz JF. What gives them the right? Legal privilege and waivers of consent for research. Clin Trials. 2018 Dec;15(6):579-586.

Bartholomew T, Colleoni M, Schmidt H. Financial incentives for breast cancer screening undermine informed choice. BMJ. 2022 Jan 10;376.

Bartholomew T, Naci H, Robertson E, Schmidt H. Use of adherence monitoring in drug contracts tied to outcomes: put patients first. BMJ 2022; 376.

Beltrán S, Sit L, Ginsburg KR. A Call to Revise the Diagnosis of Oppositional Defiant Disorder-Diagnoses Are for Helping, Not Harming. JAMA Psychiatry. 2021 Nov 1;78(11):1181-1182.

Brems JH, McCoy MS. A Content Analysis of Patient Advocacy Organization Policies Addressing Institutional Conflicts of Interest. AJOB Empir Bioeth. 2019 Oct-Dec;10(4):215-221.

Churchill S, Largent EA, Taggert E, Lynch HF. Diversity in IRB Membership: Views of IRB Chairpersons at U.S. Universities and Academic Medical Center. AJOB Empir Bioeth. 2022 Oct-Dec;13(4):237-250.

De Bie FR, Kim SD, Bose SK, Nathanson P, Partridge EA, Flake AW, Feudtner C. Ethics Considerations Regarding Artificial Womb Technology for the Fetonate. Am J Bioeth. 2022 Apr 1:1-12.

Dhamanaskar R, Merz JF. High-impact RCTs without prospective informed consent: a systematic review. J Investig Med. 2020 Dec;68(8):1341-1348.

Dinh CT, Bartholomew T, Schmidt H. Is it ethical to incentivize mammography screening in medicaid populations?- A policy review and conceptual analysis. Prev Med. 2021 Jul;148.

Dolan JG, Hill DL, Palmer L, Feudtner C. Addressing spiritual distress in pediatric oncology. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2022 Mar;69(3).

Fiester A, Yuan C. Ethical Issues in Using Behavior Contracts to Manage the "Difficult" Patient and Family. Am J Bioeth. 2023 Jan;23(1):50-60.

Friedman AB, Miller E, McCoy MS. Prevalence of Medical Journal Websites That Deny Access to Users Who Block Browser Cookies. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Mar 1;4(3).

Friedman AB, Pathmanabhan C, Glicksman A, Demiris G, Cappola AR, McCoy MS. Addressing Online Health Privacy Risks for Older Adults: A Perspective on Ethical Considerations and Recommendations. Gerontol Geriatr Med. 2022 Apr 21;8:23337214221095705.

Gould P, Salam T, Kimberly L, Bateman-House A, Lynch HF. Perspectives of Academic Oncologists About Offering Expanded Access to Investigational Drugs. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Nov 1;5(11).

Hoskins K, Schmidt, H. Breastfeeding, personal responsibility and financial incentives. Publ Hlth Ethics 2021; 14:233-241.

Jochym N, Lin LY, Merz JF. Path Analysis of RCT Recruitment: Secondary Analysis of Results from a Systematic Review. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2021 Oct;16(4):418-423.

Johnson N, Wahlert L. Urban Bioethics: A Call for the Prestige. Camb Q Healthc Ethics. 2019 Jul;28(3):509-521.

Kassels AC, Merz JF. The History and Policy Evolution of Waivers of Informed Consent in Research. J Leg Med. 2021 Jan-Jun;41(1-2):1-28.

Kerr W, Schmidt H. COVID-19 ventilator rationing protocols: why we need to know more about the views of those with most to lose. J Med Ethics. 2020 Dec 23:medethics-2020-106948.

Kilbride MK, Bradbury AR. Evaluating Web-Based Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests for Cancer Susceptibility. JCO Precis Oncol. 2020 Mar 5;4:PO.19.00317.

Kilbride M, Joffe S, Lynch HF. Prescription Requirements and Patient Autonomy: Considering an Over-the-Counter Default. Hastings Cent Rep. 2020 Nov;50(6):15-26.

Kilbride MK, Joffe S. The New Age of Patient Autonomy: Implications for the Patient-Physician Relationship. JAMA. 2018 Nov 20;320(19):1973-1974.

Kim J, Kassels AC, Costin NI, Schmidt H. Remote monitoring of medication adherence and patient and industry responsibilities in a learning health system. J Med Ethics. 2020 Jun;46(6):386-391.

Lin LY, Jochym N, Merz JF. Refusal rates and waivers of informed consent in pragmatic and comparative effectiveness RCTs: A systematic review. Contemp Clin Trials. 2021 May;104:106361.

Morgan L, Schwartz JL, Sisti DA. COVID-19 Vaccination of Minors Without Parental Consent: Respecting Emerging Autonomy and Advancing Public Health. JAMA Pediatr. 2021 Oct 1;175(10):995-996.

Overby KJ, Weinstein MS, Fiester A. Addressing Consent Issues in Donation After Circulatory Determination of Death. Am J Bioeth. 2015;15(8):3-9.

Schein N, Lynch HF. Use of Clinical Outcome Assessments in New Drug Approvals by the US Food and Drug Administration Divisions of Neurology I and II. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Sep 1;5(9):e2230530

Schmidt H, Weintraub R, Williams MA, Miller K, Buttenheim A, Sadecki E, Wu H, Doiphode A, Nagpal N, Gostin LO, Shen AA. Equitable allocation of COVID-19 vaccines in the United States. Nat Med. 2021 Jul;27(7):1298-1307.

Stites SD, Clapp J, Gallagher S, Fiester A. Moving beyond the theoretical: Medical students' desire for practical, role-specific ethics training. AJOB Empir Bioeth. 2018 Jul-Sep;9(3):154-163.

Stites SD, Rodriguez S, Dudley C, Fiester A. Medical Students' Exposure to Ethics Conflicts in Clinical Training: Implications for Timing UME Bioethics Education. HEC Forum. 2020 Jun;32(2):85-97.

Weiss EM, Fiester A. From "Longshot" to "Fantasy": Obligations to Pediatric Patients and Families When Last-Ditch Medical Efforts Fail. Am J Bioeth. 2018 Jan;18(1):3-11

Weiss EM, Xie D, Cook N, Coughlin K, Joffe S. Characteristics Associated With Preferences for Parent-Centered Decision Making in Neonatal Intensive Care. JAMA Pediatr. 2018 May 1;172(5):461-468.

Wickliffe C, Lynch HF, Largent EA. Offering Payment in Clinical Research: Enrolling Individuals With or at Risk for Opioid Use Disorder. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2020 Jul;15(3):163-174.

Zacharias R, Feldman EA, Joffe S, Lynch HF. Curbside Consults in Clinical Medicine: Empirical and Liability Challenges. J Law Med Ethics. 2021;49(4):599-610.

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