Health Law Research
When Docs Snooze Do You Lose? Medical Resident Work Hours and Patient Outcomes.
Cognitive Enhancement and Beyond: Recommendations from the Bioethics Commission, 19 TRENDS IN COGNITIVE SCIENCES 549 (2015) (with Nicolle K. Strand).
Compliance-Limited Health Privacy Laws, in SOCIAL DIMENSIONS OF PRIVACY: INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES (Beate Roessler and Dorota Mokrosinka eds., Cambridge U. Press 2015).
Medicine in the Twenty-first Century: Ethical Means and Ends, in DIMENSIONS OF GOODNESS (Vittorio Hösle, ed., Cambridge Scholars, 2013).
Is There a Right to Health?, 12 J. HUM. DEV. & CAPABILITIES 571 (2011)
Privacy and Confidentiality, in PENN CENTER GUIDE TO BIOETHICS (Vardit Ravitsky, Autumn Fiester, & Arthur L. Caplan, eds., Springer 2009).
For Third Enrollment Period, Marketplaces Expand Decision Support Tools to Assist Consumers, 35 HEALTH AFF. 680 (2016) (with Charlene A. Wong, Daniel E. Polsky, Arthur T. Jones, Janet Weiner, and Robert J. Town).
Can Consumers Make Affordable Care Affordable? The Value of Choice Architecture, 8(12) PLOS ONE (December 18, 2013) (with Eric J. Johnson, Ran Hassin, Allison T. Bajger, & Galen Treuer) (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081521).
THE MEDICAL MALPRACTICE MYTH (University of Chicago Press 2005) (paperback 2007).
A Solution in Search of a Problem? The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008.
Letter, Expanding Long-Term Care Options for Persons with Serious Mental Illness, 313 J. AM. MED. ASS'N 1756 (2015) (with Mitchell D. Feldman and Saul Feldman).
Health Insurance, Employment, and the Human Genome: Regulating Genetic Discrimination in the United States, in COMPARATIVE ISSUES IN THE GOVERNANCE OF RESEARCH BIOBANKS: PROPERTY, PRIVACY, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, AND THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY, (Giovanni Pascuzzi et al., Springer 2013) (with Chelsea Darnell).
The Bioethics of Tobacco, in THE PENN CENTER GUIDE TO BIOETHICS (Vardit Ravitsky, Autumn Fiester, and Arthur Caplan, eds., NY: Springer Publishing Company, 2009).
Suing Doctors in Japan: Structure, Culture, and the Rise of Malpractice Litigation, in FAULT LINES: TORT LAW AS CULTURAL PRACTICE (Michael McCann and David Engel, eds., Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009).
Why Patients Sue Doctors: The Japanese Experience, 37 J. L. MED. & ETHICS 792 (2009).
THE RITUAL OF RIGHTS IN JAPAN: LAW, SOCIETY, AND HEALTH POLICY (Cambridge Univ. Press 2000).
Protecting People in Spite of—Or Thanks To—the ‘Veil of Ignorance’, in GENOMICS AND ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION: SCIENCE, ETHICS, AND LAW 290-342 (Ch. 17) (Richard R. Sharp, Gary E. Marchant, and Jamie A. Grodsky, eds., Johns Hopkins Univ. Press 2008).
Words That Heal, 140(6) ANNALS OF INTERNAL MED. 482 (March 16, 2004) (editorial essay, with C. Liebman).
THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF U.S. HEALTH LAW (ed. with I. Glenn Cohen and William M. Sage, Oxford University Press 2017).
A Vision of an Emerging Right to Health Care in the U.S.: Expanding Health Care Equity through Legislative Reform, in THE RIGHT TO HEALTH AT THE PUBLIC/PRIVATE DIVIDE: A GLOBAL COMPARATIVE STUDY (ed. C. Flood & A. Gross, Cambridge 2014).
The Relationship between Abortion Liberalization and Sexual Behavior: International Evidence, 14 AM. L. & ECON. REV. 457 (2012). (with Sven Neelsen & Thomas Stratmann)
Queering the History of Sex Discrimination, Book Review of Phil Tiemeyer, PLANE QUEER: LABOR, SEXUALITY, AND AIDS IN THE HISTORY OF MALE FLIGHT ATTENDANTS, Jotwell, February 2015.
Neuroscience Evidence in Forensic Contexts: Ethical Concerns (February 13, 2017), in ETHICS DILEMMAS IN FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHOLOGY PRACTICE (Ezra E. H. Griffith ed., Columbia, forthcoming); U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-8.
Involuntary Competence in United States Criminal Law (February 23, 2017), in FITNESS TO PLEAD: INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES (Ronnie Mackay & Warren Brookbanks eds., Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2018).; U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-20.
Brief of Amici Curiae of 11 Addiction Experts in Support of Appellee, Commonwealth v. Eldred, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (September 2017) (No. SJC-12279) (with Gene M. Heyman, Scott O. Lilienfeld, & Sally L. Satel).
Predicting the Knowledge-Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain (February 9, 2017). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2016 (with Iris Vilares, Michael Wesley, Woo-Young Ahn, Richard J. Bonnie, Morris B. Hoffman, Owen D. Jones, Gideon Yaffe, Terry Lohrenz, Read Montague).
Law and Neuroscience: Recommendations Submitted to the President's Bioethics Commission, 1 J. L. & BIOSCI. 224 (2014). (with Owen D. Jones, Richrd J. Bonnie, B. J. Casey, Andre Davis, David L. Faigman, Morris B. Hoffman, Read Montague, Marcus E. Raichie, Jennifer A. Richeson, Elizabeth S. Scott, Laurence Steinberg, Kim A. Taylor-Thompson, Anthony D. Wagner, Gideon Yaffe)
Legal Regulation of Addictive Substances and Addiction, in ADDICTION NEUROETHICS: THE ETHICS OF ADDICTION NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH AND TREATMENT 261 (Adrian Carter et al. eds., 2012).
Neuroimaging Evidence in Law: A Plea for Modesty and Relevance, in NEUROIMAGING IN FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY: FROM THE CLINIC TO THE COURTROOM 341 (Joseph R. Simpson ed., Wiley-Blackwell, 2012).
The Future of Neuroscientific Evidence, in THE FUTURE OF EVIDENCE: HOW SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY WILL CHANGE THE PRACTICE OF LAW 137 (Carol Henderson & Jules Epstein eds., ABA Publishing: 2011).
Movement Intersectionality: The Case of Race, Gender, Disability, and Genetic Technologies, 10 DUBOIS REV. 313 (2013) (with Sujatha Jesudason).
Law, Race, and Biotechnology: Toward a Biopolitical and Transdisciplinary Paradigm, 18 ANN. REV. L. & SOC. SCI. 149 (2013)
Debating the Cause of Health Disparities -- Implications for Bioethics and Racial Equality, 21 CAMBRIDGE Q. HEALTHCARE ETHICS 332 (2012).
Race, Gender, and the Conflation of Biological and Social Issues, 9 DUBOIS REV. 235 (2012) (book review).
FATAL INVENTION: HOW SCIENCE, POLITICS, AND BIG BUSINESS RE-CREATE RACE IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY (The New Press, 2011).
Race and the New Biocitizen, in WHAT'S THE USE OF RACE 259 (Ian Whitmarsh & David Jones, eds., MIT Press, 2010).
The Social Immorality of Health in the Gene Age: Race, Disability, and Inequality, in AGAINST HEALTH 61 (Jonathan Metzl & Anna Kirkland, eds., NYU Press, 2010).
SEX, POWER, AND TABOO: GENDER AND HIV IN THE CARIBBEAN AND BEYOND (with Rhoda Reddock, Dianne Douglas & Sandra Reid, Ian Randle Publishers, 2009)
Sick and Tired: Working Women and Their Health, in THE SHRIVER REPORT: A WOMAN'S NATION CHANGES EVERYTHING 122 (Heather Boushey & Ann O'Leary, eds., The Center for American Progress, 2009). (with Jessica Arons)
Margaret Sanger and the Racial Origins of the Birth Control Movement, in RACIALLY WRITING THE REPUBLIC: RACISTS, RACE REBELS, AND TRANSFORMATIONS OF AMERICAN IDENTITY 196 (Bruce Baum & Duchess Harris, eds., Duke University Press, 2009).
Is Race-Based Medicine Good for Us?: African-American Approaches to Race, Biotechnology, and Equality, 36 J.L. MED. & ETHICS 537 (2008).
The Moral Economy of American Medicine
After the FDA: A Twentieth-Century Agency in a Postmodern World, in FDA IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: THE CHALLENGES OF REGULATING DRUGS AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES (Holly Fernandez Lynch and I. Glenn Cohen, eds, Columbia U. Press, 2015).
"Our Federalism" Moves Indoors, 38 J. HEALTH POL. POL'Y. & L. 283 (2013).
Gonzales v. Oregon and the Supreme Court’s (Re)Turn to Constitutional Theory, 34 J. L. MED. & ETHICS 817 (2006).
Choice and Coercion in Feminist Theory: The Case of Women in Science Careers
The Law and Neuroscience of Deprivation (with Martha Farah)
Against Perversity: Horizontal Equity and Poor Relief
Rangita de Silva de Alwis