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

Elshaug AG, Rosenthal MB, Lavis JN, Brownlee S, Schmidt H, Nagpal S, Littlejohns P, Srivastava D, Tunis S Saini V: Levers for Addressing Medical Underuse and Overuse: Achieving High-Value Health Care. The Lancet 390(10090): 191-202, Jul 2017.

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]): 701-6, March 2017.

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

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

Schmidt H, Schwartz J: The Missions of National Bioethics Commissions: Mapping Forms and Functions. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 26(4), Dec 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): 211-21, Jun 2016.

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

Schmidt H: Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Public Health Ethics: Cases Spanning the Globe. Barrett DH, Bolan G, Ortmann L, Reis A, 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, Lauerer M (eds.). Springer Press, 2016.

Schmidt H, Persad G: Sufficiency, Comprehensiveness of Healthcare Coverage and Cost-Sharing Arrangements. How Much is Enough? Sufficiency and Thresholds in Health Care. Fourie C, Rid A (eds.). Oxford University Press, 2016.

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Last updated: 11/15/2017
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