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Harald Schmidt, Ph.D.

Harald Schmidt, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medical Ethics and Health Policy

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3401 Market St., Suite 320
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-4519
M.A. (Major: Philosophy; Minors: History and Linguistics (M.A. includes B.A. equivalent))
University of Munster, Germany, 2001.
Ph.D. (Public Policy)
London School of Economics and Politial Science, U.K., 2012.
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Selected Publications

Schmidt, H.: Obesity and blame: expoloring elusive goals for personal responsibility. Hastings Center Report Page: pp tbc, May/June 2013.

Schmidt, H., Voigt, K., Emanuel, E.: The ethics of not hiring smokers. New England Journal of Medicine 368(15): 1371-73, March 2013.

Kreis, J., Schmidt, H.: Public Engagement in Health Technology Assessment and Coverage Decisions: A Study of Experiences in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom. Journal of Health Policy, Politics and Law 38(1): 89-122, 2013.

Schmidt, H: Should public health ethics embrace the right not to think about one's health? Ethics in Public Health and Health Policy. Concepts. Methods, Case Studies. D. Strech, Hirschberg, I., Marckmann, G (eds.). Dordrecht: Springer, 2013 Notes: Accepted for publication.

Schmidt, H.: Carrots, Sticks and False Carrots: How high should weight control wellness incentives be? Findings from a population-level experiment. Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research 2(1), 2013.

Schmidt, H., Callier, S.: How anonymous is anonymous? - Observations on the terminology used for biological samples and data in research. Journal of Medical Ethics 38(5): 304-309, May 2012 Notes: Online first.

Schmidt, H.: Wellness incentives, equity, and the five groups problem. American Journal of Public Health 102(1): 49-54, 2012.

Schmidt, H., Halpern, S.D., Ash, D.A.: Fairness and wellness incentives: what is the relevance of the process-outcome distinction? Preventive Medicine 55(1): 118-123, 2012.

Schmidt, H.: Anreize für Eigenverantwortung: Begriffsbestimmung und Evidenzlage [Incentivizing personal responsibility: conceptual clarification and evidence] Z. Evid. Fortbild. Qual. Gesundh. wesen (ZEFQ) 106(3): 185-194, 2012.

Buyx, A., Strech, D., Schmidt, H.: Zur Ethik einer Vorsorge durch direct-to-consumer individuelle Genanalysen und Ganzkörper-MRTs [Ethical issues raised by direct-to-consumer personal genome analysis and whole body scans] Z. Evid. Fortbild. Qual. Gesundh. wesen (ZEFQ) 106: 29-39, 2012.

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