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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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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

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 Barnhill A: Equity and non-communicable disease reduction under the Sustainable Development Goals. PLOS Medicine 12(9): e1001872, September 2015.

Schmidt H: The ethics of incentivizing mammography screening: yes to active choice, no to completion. JAMA 314(10): 995-996, September 2015.

Schmidt H, Gostin L, and Emmanuel E: Public Health, Universal Health Coverage, and Sustainable Development Goals: Can They Coexist? The Lancet 386(9996): 928-30, August 2015.

Morgan DJ, Brownlee S, Leppin AL, Kressin N, Dhruva SS, Levin L, Landon BE, Zezza MA, Schmidt H, Saini V, and Elshaug AG: Understanding Overdiagnosis, Overtreatment and Medical Overuse: A Consensus-derived Research Agenda. BMJ 351: h4534, August 2015.

Gorin M, and Schmidt H: 'I Did it For the Money': Incentives, Rationalizations and Health. Public Health Ethics 8(1): 34-41, April 2015.

Marckmann G, Schmidt H, Sofaer N, and Strech D: Putting public health ethics into practice: a systematic framework. Frontiers in Public Health 6(3): 23, February 2015.

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Last updated: 12/07/2016
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