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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14th Floor, Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
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 Political Science, U.K., 2012.
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Selected Publications

Patel, R, Schmidt, H: Should Employers Be Permitted not to Hire Smokers? A Review of us Legal Provisions. International Journal of Health Policy and Management 6([online first]): 1-6, March 2017.

Ottersen, T, and Schmidt H: Universal Health Coverage and Public Health: Ensuring Parity and Complementarity. American Journal of Public Health 107(2): 248-250, 2017.

McCoy, MS, Carniol, M, Chockley, K, Urwin, JW, Emanuel, EJ and Schmidt, H: Conflicts of Interest for Patient-Advocacy Organizations. New England Journal of Medicine, 376(9), 880-885 2017.

Elshaug, AG, Rosenthal, MB, Lavis, JN, Brownlee, S, Schmidt, H, Nagpal, S, Littlejohns, P, Srivastava, D, Tunis, S and Saini, V: Levers for addressing medical underuse and overuse: achieving high-value health care. The Lancet 2017.

Schmidt, H, Schwartz, J: The missions of National Bioethics Commissions: mapping forms and functions. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 26(4), December 2016.

DiStefano MJ, Schmidt, H : mHealth for Tuberculosis Treatment Adherence: A Framework to Guide Ethical Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation. Global Health: Science and Practice 4(2): 211-221, June 2016.

Schmidt H: Rewards of Ambiguous Merit: Insurer Rewards Push Women Toward Mammograms. New York Times January 2016.

Schmidt H: Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Public health ethics: cases spanning the globe. Barrett DH, Bolan G, Ortmann L, Reis A, and Saenz C (eds.). Springer Press, 2016.

Schmidt H: Personal Responsibility as a Criterion for Prioritization in Resource Allocation. Prioritization in Medicine: An International Dialogue. Nagel E, and Lauerer M (eds.). Springer Press, 2016.

Schmidt H, and Persad G: Sufficiency, comprehensiveness of healthcare coverage and cost-sharing arrangements. How Much is Enough? Sufficiency and Thresholds in Health Care. Fourie C, and Rid A (eds.). Oxford University Press, 2016.

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