Selected Publications and Presentations

Publications and Presentations



Gressick K, Gelpi A, Chanroo T. Zika and abortion in Brazilian newspapers: how a new outbreak revived an old debate on reproductive rights. Taylor and Frances Online 2019.

Litewka, S. “Research Tourism” in the Caribbean. CANREC Bulletin 2019, Vol 1 No 1; pp.9-10.

Holt G, Goodman KW, Olvey S, Kett D. Nonstandard do-not-resuscitate orders. Current Opinion in Anesthesiology 2019. doi: 10.1097/ACO.0000000000000690


França KP, Litewka S. Controversies in off‐label prescriptions in dermatology: the perspective of the patient, the physician, and the pharmaceutical companies. International Journal of Dermatology 2018.

França KP, Kumar A, Castillo D, Jafferany M, Hyczy da Cista Neto M, Damevksa K, Wollina U, Lottie T. Trichotillomania (hair pulling disorder): Clinical characteristics, psychosocial aspects, treatment approaches, and ethical considerations. Dermatologic Therapy 2018; e12622.

Brosco JP. Whose Odyssey Is It? Family-Centered Care in the Genomic Era. Hastings Center Report 2018; 48:S20-S22.

Goldenberg AJ, Lloyd-Puryear M, Brosco JP, Therrell B, Bush L, Berry S, Brower A, Bonhomme N, Bowdish B, Chrysler D, Clarke A, Crawford T, Goldman E, Hiner S, Howell R, Orren D, Wilfond BS, and Watson M. Including ELSI Research Questions in Newborn Screening Pilot Studies. Genetics in Medicine 2018, prepublication ahead of print.

Goodman KW, Birnbach DJ. Ethics and plastic surgery practice. In Cohen M, Thaller S, eds., The Unfavorable Result in Plastic Surgery: Avoidance and Management, 4th, New York: Thieme, 2018, pp. 25-30.

Malin B, Goodman KW. Between access and privacy: Challenges in sharing health data. International Medical Association, IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics 2018:188-192. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1641216

Kaye J,  Terry SF, Juengst E, Coy S, Harris J, Chalmers D, Dove ES, Budin-Ljøsne I, Adebamowo C, Ogbe E, Bezuidenhout L, Morrison M, Minion JT, Murtagh MJ, Minari J, Teare H, Isasi R,  Kato K, Rial-Sebbag E, Marshall P, Koenig B,Cambon-Thomsen A. Including all voices in international data-sharing governance. Human Genomics 2018;12(13):1-6.

Isasi R, Mastronardi C, Golder M, Allan D, Walker M, Halpenny M, Yang L, Elmoazzen H, Chargé S. Assessing Opportunities and Challenges for Establishing a National Program to Distribute Cord Blood for Research.  Transfusion 2018;58(7):1726-1731. Apr 1. doi: 10.1111/trf.14602

Moreno JD, Litewka SG. Sonic attacks: How a medical mystery can sow distrust in foreign governments. The Conversation, June 27, 2018, available at


Brosco JP, Feudtner C. Shared decision making for children with Trisomy 13 and 18. JAMA Pediatrics 2017;171(4):324-325.doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.4943

Champney TH. Authorship guidelines for anatomical studies. Clinical Anatomy 2017;30:429. DOI: 10.1002/ca.22838

Champney TH. The lack of memorial services in for-profit and non-profit willed body companies in the United States. In Commemorations and Memorials: Exploring the Human Face of Anatomy, G Štrkalj and N Pather, eds., Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2017, pp.: 41-48. Doi:                          

Kahn PA, Champney TH, Hildebrandt S. The incompatibility of the use of unclaimed bodies with ethical anatomical education in the United States. Anatomical Sciences Education 2017;10:200-201. doi: 10.1002/ase.1672 (Correspondence)

França KP, Lotti T, eds. Bioethics and History of Medicine, special issue of Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift 2017;167(1) Suppl 1. Includes França KP, Lotti T. The history of medicine: Challenges and successes. Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift 2017;167(Suppl 1):; and others.

Goodman KW. Health information technology as a universal donor to bioethics education. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 2017;26(2):342-347. doi: 10.1017/S0963180116000943.

Holt GE, Sarmento B, Kett D, Goodman KW. An unconscious patient with a DNR tattoo. New England Journal of Medicine 2017;377(22):2192-2193. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1713344 (Correspondence)

Salerno J, Knoppers BM, Lee LM, Hlaing WM, Goodman KW. Ethics, big data and computing in epidemiology and public health. Annals of Epidemiology 2017;27:297-301. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2017.05.002

Tenenbaum JD, Goodman KW. Beyond the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act: ethical and economic implications of the exclusion of disability, long-term care and life insurance. Personalized Medicine 2017;14(2):153-157. doi: 10.2217/pme-2016-0078

Kareff S, Goodman KW. Ethics in MD/MPH curricula: A case study describing unique considerations for dual-degree students. MedEdPublish 2017; 6(2): 2. DOI:

Knoppers BM, Isasi R, Caulfield T, Kleiderman E, Bedford P, Illes J, Ogbogu U, Ravitsky V, Rudnick M. Human gene editing: revisiting Canadian policy. npj Regenerative Medicine 2017, 2:3;1-2. doi:10.1038/s41536-017-0007-2.

Isasi R. Justice in genomics. Nature 2017;551:296-297. (Review of Reardon J, The Postgenomic Condition: Ethics, Justice, and Knowledge after the Genome [University of Chicago Press 2017].)

Knoppers BM, Leader A, Hume S, Shoubridge EA, Isasi R, Noohi F, Ogbogu U, Ravitsky V, Kleiderman E. “Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy: The Road to the Clinic in Canada”. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2017 July 18. pii S1701-2163(17)30498-X. PMID: 28733061.

Deakin ND, Cronin T, Trafford P, Olvey S, Roberts I, Mellor A, Hutchinson PJ. Concussion in motor sport: A medical literature review and engineering perspective. Journal of Concussion 2017; 1: January 1, 2017,

Diekema DS, Leuthner SR, Vizcarrondo FE, eds.  Bioethics Resident Curriculum: Case-Based Teaching Guides. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 2017. Available at

Ormond KE, Mortlock D (Co-Chairs), Scholes DT, Bombard Y, Brody LC, Faucett WA, Garrison NA, Hercher L, Isasi R, Middleton A, Musunuru K, Shriner D, Virani A, Young CE. Jointly written by: Association of Genetic Nurses and Counsellors (AGNC, UK), International Genetic Epidemiology Society (IGES), National Society of Genetic Counsellors (NSGC, US). Affirmed by the British Society of Genetic Medicine and the, European Society of Human Genetics. American Society for Human Genetics (ASHG) Position Statement on: “Human Germline Genome Editing” (2017). Am J Hum Genet. 2017 Aug 3;101:167-176. PMID: 28777929.

Kim J-H, Kurtz A, Yuan B-Z, Lomax G, Loring J, Crook J, Ju J-H, Clarke L, Inamdar MS, Pera M, Firpo M, Sheldon M, Rahman N, O'Shea O, Pranke P, Zhou Q, Isasi R, Rungsiwiwut R, Kawamata S, Oh S, Ludwig T, Masui T, Novak T, Takahashi T, Fujibuchi W. “Report of the International Stem Cell Banking Initiative workshop activity: current hurdles and progress in seedstock banking of human pluripotent stem cells”. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2017 Nov;6(11):1956-1962.

Illes J, Sipp J, Kleiderman E, Benjaminy S, Isasi R, Lomax G., Master Z, McCormick J, Ogbogu U, Ravitsky V, Robillard J, Rossi F, Wilson B, Zarzeczny A. “A Blueprint for the Next Generation of ELSI Research, Training, and Outreach in Regenerative Medicine”. NPJ Regen Med. 2017 July 5;2:21. doi:10.1038/s41536-017-0026-z.

Isasi R. Human Genome Editing: Reflections on Policy Convergence and Global Governance. Genomeditierung – Ethische, rechtliche und kommunikations – wissenschaftliche Aspekte im Bereich der molekularen Medizin un Nutzplanzenzüchtung. Zeitschrift für Medizin-Ethik-Recht – ZfMER (Editor) 1(Jg.8) (2017).

Knoppers BM, Isasi R, Caulfield T, Kleiderman E, Bedford P, Illes J, Ogbogu U, Ravitsky V, Rudnicki M. Editorial, “Human Gene Editing: Revisiting Canadian Policy.” NPJ Regen Med. 2017;2:3. doi: 10.1038/s41536-017-0007-2.

Knoppers BM, Ogbogu U, Ravitsky V, Zarzeczny A, Isasi R, Bubela T, Kleiderman E, on behalf of the Stem Cell Network of Canada “Consensus Statement: Gene Editing, Genetic Testing and Reproductive Medicine in Canada” (November, 2017) 

Morrison M., Bell J. Isasi R., et al., “Stem Cell Use”, In Cell-based Regenerative Medicine: New Challenges for EU Legislation and Governance (Rial-Sebag, editor) (University of Toulouse Press, , 2017) 



Brosco JP. Child Rights and Clinical Bioethics: Historical Reflections on Modern Medicine and Ethics. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 2016;58(3):356-64. doi: 10.1353/pbm.2016.0003.

Champney TH. The business of bodies: Ethical perspectives on for‐profit body donation companies. Clinical Anatomy 2016 Jan 1;29(1):25-9. doi: 10.1002/ca.22643

Fiore RN. Bioethics: Environmental, Encyclopedia of Global Bioethics Springer International Publishing. 2016 1-12 doi:10.1007/978-3-319-05544-2_466-1

Fiore RN, Goodman KW. Precision medicine ethics: selected issues and developments in next generation sequencing, clinical oncology and ethics. Current Opinion in Oncology 2016;28(1):83-7. doi: 10.1097/CCO.0000000000000247

Goodman KW. Ethics, Medicine, and Information Technology: Intelligent Machines and the Transformation of Health Care. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Goodman KW. Ethical and legal issues in decision support. In Berner ES, ed., Clinical Decision Support Systems: Theory and Practice, Third Edition. New York: Springer, 2016, pp.: 131-146.

Cañete R, Brito K, Guilhem D, Goodman KW. Perception and Satisfaction with Received Information Regarding Treatment for Intestinal Parasitic Infection in Cuban Patients. West Indian Medical Journal 2016;65(3):519.

Isasi R, Kleiderman E, Knoppers BM. Editing policy to fit the genome? Science 2016;351(6271):337-9. doi: 10.1126/science.aad6778

Isasi R, Rahimzadeh V, Charlebois K. Uncertainty and innovation: Understanding the role of cell-based manufacturing facilities in shaping regulatory and commercialization environments. Applied Translational Genomics 2016;11:27–39.

Isasi R, Zuchner SL, Cañete R.  Genetics boosts US–Cuban links. Nature 2016;539:357 (Correspondence).

Litewka S. Mala Conducta Científica: Un fenómeno global y atemporal. In Ruiz de Chávez, MH., ed.,  Temas Selectos de Conbioética . Mexico, DF: Comisión Nacional de Bioética/Secretaría de Salud, 2016, pp.: 176-183.

Isasi R., Züchner SL, Villafranca RC. “Community genetics: Genetics boosts US-Cuban links”. Nature. 2016 Nov 17;539(7629):357. doi: 10.1038/539357d. PMID: 27853218.

Isasi R., Rahimzadeh V, Charlebois K. “Uncertainty and innovation: Understanding the role of cell-based manufacturing facilities in shaping regulatory and commercialization environments”Appl Transl Genom. 2016 Nov 11;11:27-39. doi: 10.1016/j.atg.2016.11.001. PMID: 28018847.

Isasi R. “Regulating Human Genetics Research in Latin America: A race to the top or a race together?” Revista Iberoamericana de Bioética Revista Iberoamericana de Bioética. 2016;1:1-10. doi: 10.14422/rib.i01.y2016.006.



Brosco JP. Conflicts in family-centered pediatric care for patients with autism. AMA Journal of Ethics 2015;17(4):299-304. DOI:10.1001/journalofethics.2015.17.4.ecas1-1504.

Brosco JP,  Bona A. Changes in academic demands and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in young children. JAMA Pediatrics 2016;170(4):396-397. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.4132.

Litewka S, Goodman KW., Pediatric research in Latin America: Focus on governance and populations. Asian Bioethics Review 2015;7(2):179-187. doi: 10.1353/asb.2015.0014

Miklin DJ, Fiore RN. fMRI Imaging and decision making in vegetative patients: Ethics, technology, and welfare. American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience 2015;3;6(2):49-51. doi:10.1080/21507740.2015.1026001


Selected Presentations



Goodman KW. Patients’ duty to share data – because they benefited from the data of others. Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Learning Health Systems, University of Michigan Department of Learning Health Systems, Ann Arbor, November 15.

Goodman KW. Ethics, Epidemiology and eHealth: Managing (Very) Big Data in a Networked World. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Ethics Committee and the Office of the Associate Director for Science, Atlanta, November 17.

Champney TH. No $$ involved: Non-financial conflicts of interest. University of Zurich, October 25

Goodman KW. Presidential Symposium: Ethics and the electronic medical record. Florida Psychiatric Society, Sarasota, October 7.

Goodman KW. Clinical research and the challenge of balancing profit and progress. 2nd International Conference on Ethics in Jordan: Clinical Trials. Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, August 2.

Goodman KW. Data, research, clinical outcomes—the duty of patients and institutions to share all of it. Grand Rounds in Population Science, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, June 8.

Goodman KW. Ethical considerations in the use of virtual reality. Ethics in Investigational & Interventional Uses of Immersive Virtual Reality (e3iVR) , University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 26. Link to conference website.

Goodman KW. Big data sharing: Software engineering ethics, reproducibility and curriculum development. Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program, National Science and Technology Council, Executive Office of the President of the United States, Arlington, VA, January 26.


Olvey S. Ethical considerations for medical directors and team physicians. International Council of Motorsport Sciences Annual Congress, Indianapolis, December 8, 2016. Link to curriculum

Isasi R. Human Gene Editing:  International Policy Landscape. Human Gene Editing Workshop, Stem Cell Network of Canada, McGill University and University of Miami, August 31st, 2016. Link to workshop summary

Champney TH. When it’s “Publish or Perish,” can scientific publishing be ethical? University of Zurich Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine, Zurich, Switzerland, March 30, 2016. Link to series flyer

Fiore RN. The high-risk donor organ: What to tell or not tell. American Society of Transplant Surgeons, webinar, April 26, 2016. Link to details

Brosco J. Justice and child health: The obligations of pediatric clinicians. University of Utah 2016 David Green Memorial Speaker, Salt Lake City, UT, April 14, 2016. Link to details

Brosco J. Against informed consent? The case for paternalism in genomic newborn screening. University of Utah 2016 David Green Memorial Speaker, Salt Lake City, April 13, 2016. Link to details

Goodman KW. Ethics, health informatics and translational science. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Center for Clinical and Translational Science Grand Rounds, Rochester, MN, March 13, 2015. Link to presentation