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Bioethics Lab Publications

Select Faculty Publications Prior to WSU Appointment

Pandemic Preparedness and Response:

Nature, “Isolation is not the answer: International scientific collaboration is the best defence against bioterror,” vol. 429, no. 6992 (10 June, 2004).  

Science, “Bioterrorism Defense Priorities,” 301 (4 July, 2003). 

Science, “Wrong Turns from Worst Worries,” (invited book review essay) 329 (24 Sept. 2010). 

JAMA, “Bioethics and Armed Conflict,” (invited book review essay), 298, no. 5 (Aug. 1, 2007). 

JAMA,“Biological Weapons,” (invited book review essay), 294, no. 22 (Dec. 14, 2005). 

American Journal of Public Health “Expanding Bioshield: A Call for Caution,” vol. 97, no. S1 (2007).  

Vaccine, “‘Clustering of Exemptions’ as a Collective Action Threat to Herd Immunity,”  vol. 21, nos. 11&12 (2003). 

Human Vaccines, “Free-Riding, Fairness, and the Rights of Minority Groups in Exemption from Mandatory Childhood Vaccination,” vol. 1, no. 1 (2005).  

Expert Review of Vaccines, “Vaccines as Community-Oriented Therapy,” vol. 2, no. 3 (2003).

American Journal of Bioethics. Ethics, Pandemics, and the Duty to Treat. vol. 8, no. 8, (2008).  

Hastings Center Report“The Smallpox Vaccination of Healthcare Workers: Professional Obligations and Defense Against Bioterrorism,” vol. 33, no. 5 (2003).  

Clinical and Research Ethics:

Encyclopedia of Bioethics, 4th Edition (MacMillan Publishers, 2014). “Rights of Conscience”. 

Encyclopedia of Bioethics, 3rd Edition (MacMillan Publishers, 2003). “Rights of Conscience”. 

American Philosophical Quarterly vol.31, no.2 (1994). “The Concept of Autonomy”. 

Academic Medicine, “IRBs, Hospital Ethics Committees, and the Need for ‘Translational Informed Consent’,” vol. 82, no. 7 (2007).  

Journal of Clinical Ethics “Evaluating the Outcomes of Ethics Consultation,” vol. 17, no. 2 (2006)  

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, More Than Cheating: Deception, IRB Shopping, and the Normative Legitimacy of IRBs,” vol. 40, no. 4 (2012).

Milbank Quarterly “Patients, Families and Organ Donation: Who Should Decide?” vol.78, no.2 (2000). 

Perspectives in Biology and Medicine “Personal Morality and Professional Obligations: Rights of Conscience and Informed Consent,” vol. 52 no. 1 (2009).  


Monist, “Autonomy, Full Information, and Genetic Ignorance in Reproductive Medicine,” 89(4), (2006).  

American Journal of Bioethics, “Does lack of ‘Genetic relative Family Health History’ represent a potentially avoidable health disparity for adoptees?” vol. 16, no. 12 (2016).  

Pediatrics, “An Adoptive Parental Perspective on Personal Genomic Screening,” vol. 135, no. 5 (2015).  

Genetics in Medicine, “In sickness and in health: Context matters when considering potential benefits and risks of genome-wide sequencing,” vol. 17, no. 8 (2015).

 Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, “On the Justifiability of ACMG Recommendations for Reporting of Incidental Findings in Clinical Exome and Genome Sequencing,” vol. 43, no. 1 (Spring, 2015).  

American Journal of Bioethics, “Re-Thinking Clinical Risk for DNA Sequencing,” vol. 12, no. 10 (2012).

Pediatrics, “On the Ethics of Whole Genome Sequencing of Children,” vol. 132, no. 2 (2013).