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Susan M. Wolf

McKnight Presidential Professor of Law, Medicine & Public Policy; Faegre Baker Daniels Professor of Law; Professor of Medicine

Susan M. Wolf

N218 Mondale Hall
229–19th Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

612-625-3406

612-624-9143

swolf@umn.edu

Princeton University, A.B.
Yale Law School, J.D.

Professor Susan M. Wolf is the McKnight Presidential Professor of Law, Medicine & Public Policy and the Faegre Baker Daniels Professor of Law. She is the Founding Chair of the Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences and Founding Director of the Joint Degree Program in Law, Science & Technology. She is also a professor of medicine in the University's Medical School and a faculty member in the University's Center for Bioethics.

Professor Wolf is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine (IOM), an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an elected member of the American Law Institute (ALI), and an elected fellow of The Hastings Center as well as a past-member of the Fellows' Council. She has received numerous grants to support her research, including from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), and The Greenwall Foundation. In 2007-2010, Wolf served as a member of the Law & Neuroscience Project funded by the MacArthur Foundation. She has recently served as a senior consultant to The Hastings Center on its project on guidelines for end-of-life care, funded by the Donaghue Foundation and Sussman Trust. In 2012, she received a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Investigator Award in Health Policy Research to fund research in 2012-14.

Professor Wolf teaches in the areas of health law, law and science, and bioethics. She is the faculty chair of the Law School's Concentration in Health Law & Bioethics. Professor Wolf was co-holder of the 1999-2000 Julius E. Davis Chair in Law, a 1998-99 Opperman Research Scholar, a 1996 recipient of the John K. & Elsie Lampert Fesler Research Grant, and a 1996 recipient of a University of Minnesota Medical School Merit Award. She was appointed to the Faegre Baker Daniels Professorship in Law in 2000 and the McKnight Presidential Professorship in Law, Medicine & Public Policy in 2006.

Professor Wolf received an A.B. degree summa cum laude from Princeton University and a J.D. degree from Yale Law School, with graduate work at Harvard University. She clerked for Judge Leonard B. Sand of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and then practiced with the New York law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison from 1981 to 1984. In 1984-85, Professor Wolf was a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellow at The Hastings Center in New York, a senior bioethics research institute. She then became the Center's Associate for Law. She also taught law and medicine at New York University School of Law as an adjunct associate professor from 1987 to 1992. In 1992-93, she was a Fellow at Harvard University in the Program in Ethics and the Professions.

Professor Wolf has served on a variety of governmental and institutional panels, including for the Institute of Medicine (IOM), as well as the American Bar Association (ABA) Coordinating Group on Bioethics and the Law, American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Ethics Committee, New York City AIDS Review Panel, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Ethics Committee. In 2011, she was appointed by the Secretary of Health & Human Services to the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB). She is a past chair of the AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care and a past board member (elected) of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH). Professor Wolf is Faculty Advisor to the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology and has served on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics; American Journal of Bioethics (AJOB); Journal of Urban Health; and Journal of Women's Health and Law. She has lectured widely, in the United States and abroad.

Many of Professor Wolf's publications may be found on her SSRN page.

For more information on Professor Wolf, please consult her curriculum vitae.

Or, visit the Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences or Professor Wolf's page at the Center for Bioethics.


PUBLICATIONS

Books

The Hastings Center Guidelines for Decisions on Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care Near the End of Life (Oxford University Press, rev. and expanded 2d ed., 2013) (with Nancy Berlinger & Bruce Jennings)

Feminism & Bioethics: Beyond Reproduction (Oxford University Press, 1996) (editor)

Coordinating Council on Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment Decision Making by the Courts, Guidelines for State Court Decision Making in Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment Cases (West Publishing, rev. 2d ed., 1993) (Council member)

Coordinating Council on Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment Decision Making by the Courts, Guidelines for State Court Decision Making in Authorizing or Withholding Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment (West Publishing, 1991) (Council member)

Guidelines on the Termination of Life-Sustaining Treatment and the Care of the Dying: A Report of The Hastings Center (Indiana University Press & The Hastings Center, 1987) (project director)

Selected Research Grants

Grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Investigator Award in Health Policy Research (2012-14) on Translating Research into Health Benefits: Returning Research Results & Incidental Findings (Prof. Susan M. Wolf (PI))

Grant #1-R01-CA154517 from National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute (NCI), and National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) (2011-16) on Disclosing Genomic Incidental Findings in a Cancer Biobank: An ELSI Experiment (Profs. Barbara Koenig, UCSF (Co-PI), Gloria Petersen, Mayo Clinic (Co-PI), and Susan M. Wolf (Co-PI))

Grant #1-RC1-HG005338 from National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) (2009-11) on Nanodiagnostics and Nanotherapeutics: Building Research Ethics and Oversight (Prof. Susan M. Wolf (PI) with Profs. Jeffrey McCullough, Jeffrey Kahn, and Ralph Hall (Co-Investigators))

Grant #2-R01-HG003178 from National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) (2009-11) on Managing Incidental Findings and Research Results in Genomic Biobanks & Archives (Prof. Susan M. Wolf (PI) with Profs. Brian Van Ness, Jeffrey Kahn, and Frances Lawrenz (Co-Investigators))

Grant #SES-0608791 from National Science Foundation (NSF) (2006-10) on Evaluating Oversight Models for Active Nanostructures and Nanosystems: Learning From Past Technologies in a Societal Context (Prof. Susan M. Wolf (PI) with Profs. Efrosini Kokkoli, Jennifer Kuzma, and Gurumurthy Ramachandran, and Jordan Paradise (Co-Principal Investigators))

Grant from the MacArthur Foundation (2007-10) on Law & Neuroscience (Prof. Michael S. Gazzaniga (PI); Prof. Susan M. Wolf, Project Member)

Grant from the MacArthur Foundation (2008-09), subaward from University of California, Santa Barbara on How Should Neuroscience Change Law? Lessons from the Impact of Genetics and Emerging Convergence of Genomics and Neuroscience (Prof. Susan M. Wolf (PI))

Grant from the Greenwall Foundation (2007-08) on Emerging Problems in Neurogenomics: Ethical, Legal & Policy Issues at the Intersection of Genomics & Neuroscience (Prof. Susan M. Wolf (PI) with Prof. Harry Orr and Jordan Paradise (Co-Investigators))

Grant #1-R01-HG003178 from National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) (2005-07), on Managing Incidental Findings in Human Subjects Research (Prof. Susan M. Wolf (PI) with Profs. Charles Nelson, Jeffrey Kahn, and Frances Lawrenz (Co-Investigators))

Grant #1-R01-HG002818 from National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) (2003-04), on Colliding Categories: Haplotypes, Race & Ethnicity (Dr. Jon Kahn (PI), Prof. Jeffrey Kahn, and Prof. Susan M. Wolf (Co-Investigators))

Grant #1-R01-HG02089 from National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) (2000-04) on Genetics & Disability Insurance: Ethics, Law & Policy (Prof. Jeffrey Kahn (PI) and Prof. Susan M. Wolf (Co-Investigator))

Book Chapters

Incidental Findings in Neuroscience Research: A Fundamental Challenge to the Structure of Bioethics and Health Law, in Oxford Handbook of Neuroethics 623-34 (Judy Illes & Barbara J. Sahakian, eds., Oxford University Press, 2011)

Should We Offer Predictive Tests for Fatal Inherited Diseases and, If So, How?, in Ethical Dilemmas in Neurology 22-40 (Adam Zeman & Linda L. Emanuel, eds., W.B. Saunders, 2000) (with Thomas G. Horejsi)

Advocating for Patients in Managed Care: Commentary, in Ethical Challenges in Managed Care: A Casebook 219-26 (Karen Gervais et al., eds., Routledge, 1999)

Erasing Difference: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Bioethics, in Embodying Bioethics: Recent Feminist Advances 65-81 (Laura M. Purdy & Anne Donchin, eds., Rowman and Littlefield, 1998)

Facing Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia in Children and Adolescents, in Regulating How We Die: The Ethical, Medical, and Legal Issues Surrounding Physician-Assisted Suicide 92-119, 274-94 (Linda L. Emanuel, ed., Harvard University Press, 1998)

Physician-Assisted Suicide, Abortion, and Treatment Refusal: Using Gender to Analyze the Difference, in Physician-Assisted Suicide 167-201 (Robert Weir, ed., Indiana University Press, 1997)

Gender, Feminism, and Death: Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia, in Feminism & Bioethics: Beyond Reproduction 282-317 (Susan M. Wolf, ed., Oxford University Press, 1996)

Introduction: Gender and Feminism in Bioethics, in Feminism & Bioethics: Beyond Reproduction 3-43 (Susan M. Wolf, ed., Oxford University Press, 1996)

Beyond the Double Agent: Moving Toward an Ethics of Case Management, in Ethical Conflicts in the Management of Home Care: The Case Manager's Dilemma 59-68 (Rosalie A. Kane & Arthur L. Caplan, eds., Springer Publishing, 1993)

Journal Articles

Patient Autonomy and Incidental Findings in Clinical Genomics, 340 Science 1049-50 (2013) (with George J. Annas & Sherman Elias)

Recommendations for Returning Genomic Incidental Findings? We Need to Talk!, 15 Genetics in Medicine 854-59 (2013) (with Wylie Burke & others)

Return of Individual Research Results and Incidental Findings: Facing the Challenges of Translational Science, 14 Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics 557-77 (2013)

The Big Picture on Small Medicine: Analyzing the Landscape of Approved and Clinical Nanomedicine Products, 9(1) Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine 1-14 (2013) (with Michael L. Etheridge, Stephen A. Campbell, Arthur G. Erdman, Christy Haynes & Jeffrey McCullough)

Managing Incidental Findings and Research Results in Genomic Research Involving Biobanks and Archived Data Sets, 14 Genetics in Medicine 361-84 (2012) (with others)

The Past, Present, and Future of the Debate over Return of Research Results and Incidental Findings, 14 Genetics in Medicine 355-57 (2012)

Mapping the Inputs, Analyses, and Outputs of Biobank Research Systems to Identify Sources of Incidental Findings and Individual Research Results for Potential Return to Participants, 14 Genetics in Medicine 385-92 (2012) (with Heather R. Bemmels & Brian Van Ness)

Recommendations for Nanomedicine Human Subjects Research Oversight: An Evolutionary Approach for an Emerging Field, 40 Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 716 (2012) (with Ralph Hall & others)

The Role of Law in the Debate over Return of Research Results and Incidental Findings: The Challenge of Developing Law for Translational Science, 13 Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology 435-48 (2012)

Designing Oversight for Nanomedicine Research in Human Subjects: Systemic Analysis of Exceptional Oversight for Emerging Technologies, 13 Journal of Nanoparticle Research 1449-1465 (2011) (with Cortney Jones)

Recommendations for Oversight of Nanobiotechnology: Dynamic Oversight for Complex and Convergent Technology, 13 Journal of Nanoparticle Research 1345-1371 (2011) (with Gurumurthy Ramachandran, Jordan Paradise, Jennifer Kuzma, Ralph Hall, Efrosini Kokkoli & Leili Fatehi)

Ethical and Practical Guidelines for Reporting Genetic Research Results to Study Participants: Updated Guidelines from an NHLBI Working Group, 3 Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics 574-80 (2010) (with Richard R. Fabsitz & others)

Incidental Findings in Imaging Research: Evaluating Incidence, Benefit and Burden, 170 Archives of Internal Medicine 1525-32 (2010) (with Nicholas M. Orme)

Developing U.S. Oversight Strategies for Nanobiotechnology: Learning from Past Oversight Experiences, 37 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 688-705 (2009) (with Jordan Paradise, Jennifer Kuzma, Aliya Kuzhabekova, Alison W. Tisdale, Efrosini Kokkoli & Gurumurthy Ramachandran)

Gene Therapy Oversight: Lessons for Nanobiotechnology, 37 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 659-684 (2009) (with Rishi Gupta & Peter Kohlhepp)

Confronting Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia: My Father's Death, 38 Hastings Center Report 23-26 (Sept./Oct. 2008)

Neurolaw: The Big Question, 8 American Journal of Bioethics 21-22 (Jan. 2008)

An Integrated Approach to Oversight Assessment for Emerging Technologies, 28 Risk Assessment 1197-1220 (2008) (with Jennifer Kuzma, Jordan Paradise, Gurumurthy Ramachandran, Jee-Ae Kim & Adam Kokotovich)

Developing Oversight Frameworks for Nanobiotechnology, 9 Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology 399 (2008) (with Jordan Paradise, Gurumurthy Ramachandran, Efrosini Kokkoli, Ralph Hall & Jennifer Kuzma)

Incidental Findings in CT Colonography: Literature Review and Survey of Current Research Practice, 36 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 320-31 (2008) (with Hassan Siddiki, J.G. Fletcher, Beth McFarland, Nora Dajani, Nicholas Orme, Barbara Koenig & Marguerite Strobel)

Managing Incidental Findings in Human Subjects Research: Analysis and Recommendations, 36 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 219-48 (2008) (with others)

Practical Approaches to Incidental Findings in Brain Imaging Research, 70 Neurology 384-90 (2008) (with others)

The Law of Incidental Findings in Human Subjects Research: Establishing Researchers' Duties, 36 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 361-83 (2008) (with Jordan Paradise & Charlisse Caga-anan)

Genetic Testing and the Future of Disability Insurance: Ethics, Law & Policy, 35 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 6-32 (2007) (special supp. to v.35:2) (with Jeffrey P. Kahn)

Doctor and Patient: An Unfinished Revolution, 6 Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law & Ethics 485-500 (2006)

Incidental Findings in Brain Imaging Research, 311 Science 783-84 (2006) (with others)

Assessing Physician Compliance with the Rules for Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide, 165 Archives of Internal Medicine 1677-79 (2005)

Physician-Assisted Suicide, 21 Clinics in Geriatric Medicine 179-92 (Linda L. Emanuel ed., Palliative Care II: Improving Care, 2005)

Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Informing Offspring of their Conception by Gamete Donation, 81 Fertility and Sterility 527-31 (2004) (Committee member)

Law & Bioethics: From Values to Violence, 32 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 293-306 (2004)

Using Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis to Create a Stem Cell Donor: Issues, Guidelines & Limits, 31 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 327-39 (2003) (with Jeffrey P. Kahn & John E. Wagner)

Toward a Systemic Theory of Informed Consent in Managed Care, 35 Houston Law Review 1631-81 (1999)

Foreword: Facing Death, 82 Minnesota Law Review 885-93 (1998)

Pragmatism in the Face of Death: The Role of Facts in the Assisted Suicide Debate, 82 Minnesota Law Review 1063-1101 (1998)

Ban Cloning? Why NBAC is Wrong, 27 Hastings Center Report 12-15 (Sept./Oct. 1997)

A Professional Response to Demands for Accountability: Practical Recommendations Regarding Ethical Aspects of Patient Care, 124 Annals of Internal Medicine 240-49 (1996) (with Linda L. Emanuel for the Working Group on Accountability) (Working Group member)

Foreword: Bioethics From Mirror to Window, 15 St. Louis University Public Law Review 183-89 (1996)

Physician-Assisted Suicide in the Context of Managed Care, 35 Duquesne Law Review 455-79 (1996)

Beyond "Genetic Discrimination": Toward the Broader Harm of Geneticism, 23 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 345-53 (1995)

Health Care Reform and the Future of Physician Ethics, 24 Hastings Center Report 28-41 (Mar./Apr. 1994)

Quality Assessment of Ethics in Health Care: The Accountability Revolution, 20 American Journal of Law & Medicine 105-28 (1994)

Shifting Paradigms in Bioethics and Health Law: The Rise of a New Pragmatism, 20 American Journal of Law & Medicine 395-415 (1994)

Decisions Near the End of Life: Professional Views on Life-Sustaining Treatments, 83 American Journal of Public Health 14-23 (1993) (with others)

Toward a Theory of Process, 20 Law, Medicine & Health Care 278-90 (1993)

Final Exit: The End of Argument, 22 Hastings Center Report 30-33 (Jan./Feb. 1992)

Ethics Committees and Due Process: Nesting Rights in a Community of Caring, 50 Maryland Law Review 798-858 (1991)

Sources of Concern About the Patient Self-Determination Act, 325 New England Journal of Medicine 1666-71 (1991) (with others)

Toward an Expanded Vision of Clinical Ethics Education: From the Individual to the Institution, 1 Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 225-45 (1991) (with others)

Nancy Beth Cruzan: In No Voice At All, 20 Hastings Center Report 38-41 (Jan./Feb. 1990)

"Near Death" -- In the Moment of Decision, 322 New England Journal of Medicine 208-10 (1990)

Holding the Line on Euthanasia, 19 Hastings Center Report 13-15 (Jan./Feb. 1989)

Conflict Between Doctor and Patient, 16 Law, Medicine & Health Care 197-203 (1988)

The Professions: Public Interest and Common Good, 17 Hastings Center Report 3-11 (Feb. 1987) (with Bruce Jennings & Daniel Callahan)

Enforcing Surrogate Motherhood Agreements: The Trouble with Specific Performance, 4 New York Law School Human Rights Annual 375-412 (1987)

Trying Not to Talk Forever: A Tool for Change, 15 Law, Medicine & Health Care 248-53 (1987/88)

Ethics Committees in the Courts, 16 Hastings Center Report 12-15 (June 1986)

HIV Antibody Screening: An Ethical Framework for Evaluating Proposed Programs, 256 JAMA 1768-74 (1986) (with Ronald Bayer & Carol Levine)

Public Involvement in Medical Ethics, A Model for Government Action, 310 New England Journal of Medicine 627-32 (1984) (with Morris B. Abram)

Book Reviews

Book Review, 357 New England Journal of Medicine 426-27 (2007) (reviewing Bethany J. Spielman, Bioethics in Law (Humana Press, 2007))

Book Review, 10 Constitutional Commentary 502-9 (1993) (reviewing Frances Myrna Kamm, Creation and Abortion: A Study in Moral and Legal Philosophy (Oxford University Press, 1992))

Book Review, 102 Ethics 671-72 (1992) (reviewing Surrogate Motherhood: Politics and Privacy (Larry Gostin, ed., Indiana University Press, 1990)

Edited Symposia & Journals

Nanodiagnostics and Nanotherapeutics : Building Research Ethics & Oversight, 40 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 712-864 (2012) (co-editor with others)

Managing Incidental Findings and Research Results in Genomic Research Involving Biobanks and Archived Data Sets, 14 Genetics in Medicine 355-496 (2012) (co-editor with Brian Van Ness & Frances Lawrenz)

Governance of Nanobiotechnology, 13 Journal of Nanoparticle Research 1341-1812 (2011) (co-editor with Leili Fatehi, Gurumurthy Ramachandran & Jennifer Kuzma)

Developing Oversight Approaches to Nanobiotechnology: The Lessons of History, 37 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 535-789 (2009) (co-editor with Gurumurthy Ramachandran, Jennifer Kuzma & Jordan Paradise)

Managing Incidental Findings in Human Subjects Research: From Imaging to Genomics, 36 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 216-383 (2008) (co-editor with Jordan Paradise, Charles A. Nelson, Jeffrey P. Kahn & Frances Lawrenz)

Genetic Testing and Disability Insurance: Ethics, Law & Policy, 35 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 5-89 (2007) (special supp. to v.35:2) (co-editor with Jeffrey P. Kahn)

The Responsible Use of Racial and Ethnic Categories in Biomedical Research: Where Do We Go From Here?, 34 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 483-558 (2006) (editor)

Entries in Reference Works

Euthanasia, in The World Book Encyclopedia (World Book, Inc., 2008 ed.)

Living Will, in The World Book Encyclopedia (World Book, Inc., 2008 ed.)

Iatrogenic Illness and Injury, in 3 Encyclopedia of Bioethics 1187-91 (Warren T. Reich, ed., Macmillan Publishing Co., 2d ed., 1995)

Editorials, Commentary & Letters

What To Do about Too Much Medical Information?, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Dec. 12, 2013 (op-ed)

Return of Results in Genomic Biobank Research: Ethics Matters, 15 Genetics in Medicine 157-59 (2013) (letter)

Court Ruling Doesn't Answer Assisted Suicide Questions, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Jan. 29, 2006 (op-ed)

The Incidentalome, 296 JAMA 2800-01 (2006) (letter) (with Jeffrey P. Kahn, Frances Lawrenz & Charles A. Nelson)

What "Million Dollar Baby" Says About Disability and Death, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Feb. 13, 2005 (op-ed)

Preimplantation Testing to Produce an HLA-Matched Donor Infant, 292 JAMA 803-4 (2004) (letter) (with John E. Wagner, Jeffrey P. Kahn & Jeffrey M. Lipton)

Creating Embryos for Research, New York Times, June 2, 2002 (letter)

Negative Outcomes of Infant Home Apnea Monitoring, 286 JAMA 304 (2001) (letter)

Supreme Court Decision Rightly Forces More Talk About Life's End, Minneapolis Star Tribune, July 6, 1997 (op-ed)

Why the Bioethics Commission is Wrong to Seek a Ban on Cloning, Minneapolis Star Tribune, June 19, 1997 (commentary)

Key to Clinton Health Plan Is Choice that Works at Every Level, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Oct. 27, 1993 (commentary)

A Right to Exit?, 22 Hastings Center Report 45 (Nov./Dec. 1992) (reply to letters)

The Patient Self-Determination Act, 326 New England Journal of Medicine 1502-3 (1992) (reply to letters)

Rights of State and Family Clash in Forced-Immunization Cases, National Law Journal, May 13, 1991, at 28 (with Jennifer Trahan)

More Women Doctors Will Make Doctors' Lives More Human, Newsday, Feb. 6, 1990 (op-ed)

Decision-Making in "Near Death," 322 New England Journal of Medicine 1606 (1990) (reply to letters)

The Health Care Needs of Homeless and Runaway Youths, 263 JAMA 811 (1990) (letter)

The Right to Die, 109 Annals of Internal Medicine 79 (1988) (letter)

Progress on Three Fronts, New Jersey Law Journal, July 16, 1987, at 23

Humane Rules on Surrogate Motherhood, Morristown Daily Record, Jan. 25, 1987 (op-ed)

Mandatory Screening for HIV Antibody, 257 JAMA 625 (1987) (reply to letter) (with Ronald Bayer & Carol Levine)

New York Avoids Dealing with Death, New York Times, Nov. 30, 1985 (op-ed)

Public Involvement in Medical Ethics, 311 New England Journal of Medicine 264 (1984) (reply to letters) (with Morris B. Abram)

Other Publications & Abstracts

Abstract, International Governance Approaches to Whole Genome Sequencing: Who Governs Return of Results & Incidental Findings, Conference on Governance of Emerging Technologies: Law, Ethics & Policy, Arizona State University (2013) (with Rebecca Boxhorn)

Abstract, Return of Actionable Results to Kin in a Pancreatic Cancer Biorepository: Views of Probands and Family Members, American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (2012) (with Barbara A. Koenig & Gloria Petersen)

The Challenge of Nanomedicine Human Subjects Research: Protecting Participants, Workers, Bystanders, and the Environment, 40 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 712-15 (2012)

Introduction: Designing Nanobiotechnology Oversight, 13 Journal of Nanoparticle Research 1341-1343 (2011) (with Leili Fatehi, Gurumurthy Ramachandran & Jennifer Kuzma)

Abstract, Managing Individual Research Results of Health Importance, 4th National Conference on Genomics and Public Health (2010) (with Brian Van Ness & others)

Introduction: MJLST at 5 Years, the Consortium at 10, 11 Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology 1-5 (2010)

Introduction: The Challenge of Developing Oversight Approaches to Nanobiotechnology, 37 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 543-545 (2009) (with Jordan Paradise, Jennifer Kuzma, Gurumurthy Ramachandran & Efrosini Kokkoli)

Abstract, An Integrated Approach to Oversight for Emerging Technologies, Gordon Conference on New Frontiers in Science and Technology Policy (2008) (with Jennifer Kuzma, Jordan Paradise, Jee-Ae Kim, Adam Kokotovich & Gurumurthy Ramachandran)

Introduction: The Challenge of Incidental Findings, 36 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 216-18 (2008)

Risks Posed By New Biomedical Technologies: How Do We Analyze, Communicate and Regulate Risk?, 13 Lahey Clinic Medical Ethics Journal 5-8 (Fall 2006)(edited transcript of a May 2006 symposium presented by the University of Minnesota's Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences, co-sponsored by the University's Joint Degree Program in Law, Health & the Life Sciences; Center for Bioethics; & Center for Environment and Health Policy) (with Jordan Paradise)

Introduction: Debating the Use of Racial and Ethnic Categories in Research, 34 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 483-86 (2006)

Bioethics Matures: The Field Faces the Future, 35 Hastings Center Report 22-24, (July/Aug. 2005) (with Jeffrey P. Kahn)

Death & Dying in America: Schiavo's Implications, Minnesota Medicine, June 2005, at 34-35

Are We Making Progress in the Debate Over Racial and Ethnic Categories in Biomedical Research?, 37 Nature Genetics 789-90 (2005)

The Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology: A New Kind of Interdisciplinarity, 6 Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology i-vi (2004)

Discrimination Against the Infertile: The Supreme Court Speaks, Minnesota Medicine, Oct. 1998, at 49-52

Should There Be an Age Limit for Recipients of Donor Oocytes? No, OB/GYN News, Aug. 15, 1997, at 12

The Ethical Challenge of Managed Care: A Critique of the AMA's Stance, Minnesota Medicine, June 1996, at 29-32

Constitutional Controversy over Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia, The Center for Biomedical Ethics Newsletter (University of Minnesota), Summer 1995, at 1-2

Discussion: Euthanasia and the Care of Dying Patients (W. Bradford Patterson and Ezekiel J. Emanuel, eds.), 7 Journal of Clinical Oncology 1516-21 (1994)

Dreams, 22 Hastings Center Report (July/Aug. 1992) ("At the Center" feature)

Due Process in Ethics Committee Case Review, 4 HEC Forum 83-96 (1992)

Honoring Broader Directives, 21 Hastings Center Report s8-s9 (special supp., Sept./Oct. 1991)

After Cruzan: Preserving the Right to Refuse Unwanted Treatment, 15 American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Newsletter 82-84 (1990)

La Promulgazione di Norme Giuridiche per Regolamentare le Tecnologie Riproduttive (The Creation of Legal Standards to Govern Reproductive Technologies), in Scienza ed Etica Nella Centralita dell'Uomo 244-47 (Paolo Cattorini, ed., FrancoAngeli, 1990)

On the Road, 19 Hastings Center Report (Nov./Dec. 1989) ("At the Center" feature)

"Maybe Together...": A Lawyer Among Allies, 19 Hastings Center Report (Mar./Apr. 1989) ("At the Center" feature)

For Lack of a Crystal Ball and a Second Self: The Real World of Surrogate Decisions, 5 Decisions Near the End of Life 18 (Education Development Center, 1989)

The Evolution of the Right to Refuse Treatment, 1 Decisions Near the End of Life 10 (Education Development Center, 1989)

The Law, Too, Urges Planning, 3 Decisions Near the End of Life 22 (Education Development Center, 1989)

Trying to Work it Out, 6 Decisions Near the End of Life 6 (Education Development Center, 1989)

When Doctors Dissent: The Limits of Objection and Withdrawal, 2 Decisions Near the End of Life 20 (Education Development Center, 1989)

Doing Ethics in Italy, 18 Hastings Center Report 13-14 (special supp., Aug./Sept. 1988) (with Strachan Donnelley)

The Persistent Problem of PVS, 18 Hastings Center Report 26 (Feb./Mar. 1988)

Life Versus Religious Liberty: The Case of Jamal Burke -- Commentary, in Casebook on the Termination of Life-Sustaining Treatment and the Care of the Dying 52-54 (Cynthia B. Cohen, ed., Indiana University Press & The Hastings Center, 1988)

Whose Decision? The Case of Roy Gantos -- Commentary, in Casebook on the Termination of Life-Sustaining Treatment and the Care of the Dying 4-7 (Cynthia B. Cohen, ed., Indiana University Press & The Hastings Center, 1988)

Reaching Judges, 17 Hastings Center Report (June 1987) ("At the Center" feature)

COURSES

Essentials of Clinical Medicine (Medical School, with others)
Health Law & Policy
Public Health Law and Ethics: From Prevention and Emergencies to
    Bioterrorism
Law, Biomedicine & Bioethics
Human Subjects Research: Law & Ethics
Genetics and Assisted Reproduction: Law & Ethics