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Pamela L. Sankar, Ph.D.

Pamela L. Sankar, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Department: Medical Ethics and Health Policy

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3401 Market Street, Suite 320
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-898-7136
Fax: 215-573-3036
Education:
BA (History of Ideas)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1974.
MA (Anthropology)
Boston University (Advanced to Ph.D. Candidacy, 1980), Boston, MA, 1980.
MA (Communications)
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1984.
Ph.D. (Communications)
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1992.
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Selected Publications

Harkins K., Sankar P., Sperling R., Grill J.D., Green R.C., Johnson K.A., Healy M., Karlawish J.: Development of a process to disclose amyloid imaging results to cognitively normal older adult research participants. Alzheimers Res Ther 7(1): 26, 2015.

Sankar P., Cho M.K., Monahan K., Nowak, K.: Reporting Race and Ethnicity in Genetics Research: Do Journal Recommendations or Resources Matter? Sci Eng Ethics Nov [Epub ahead of print] 2014.

The Human Microbiome Project Consortium: A framework for human microbiome research. Nature 486: 215–221, June 2012.

Rubright J., Sankar P., Casarett D.J., Gur R., Xie S.X., Karlawish J.: A memory and organizational aid improves Alzheimer disease research consent capacity: results of a randomized, controlled trial. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18(12): 1124-32, 2010.

Caulfield, T, Fullerton, SM, Ali-Khan, SE, Arbour,L, Burchard, EG, Cooper, RS, Hardy, B, Harry, S, Hyde-Lay, R, Kahn, J, Kittles, R, Koenig, BA, Lee, SS-J, Malinowski, M, Ravitsky, V, Sankar, P, Scherer, SW, Séguin, B, Shickle, D, Suarez-Kurtz, G, Daar, AS: Race and ancestry in biomedical research: exploring the challenges. Genome Medicine 1(1): 8, 2009.

Karlawish, J, Rubright, J, Casarett, D, Cary, M, TenHave, T, Sankar, P: Older adults’ attitudes toward enrollment of non-competent subjects participating in Alzheimer’s Research. American Journal of Psychiatry 166(2): 182-8, 2009.

Hull Sara Chandros, Sharp Richard R, Botkin Jeffrey R, Brown Mark, Hughes Mark, Sugarman Jeremy, Schwinn Debra, Sankar Pamela, Bolcic-Jankovic Dragana, Clarridge Brian R, Wilfond Benjamin S: Patients' views on identifiability of samples and informed consent for genetic research. The American journal of bioethics : AJOB 8(10): 62-70, Oct 2008.

Armstrong, K, McMurphy, S, Dean, LT, Micco, E, Putt, M, Halbert, CH, Schwartz, JS, Sankar, P, Pyeritz, RE, Bernhardt, B, Shea, JA: Differences in the patterns of health care system distrust between blacks and whites. Journal of General Internal Medicine 23(6): 827-33, Jun 2008.

Armstrong, K, McMurphy, S, Dean, LT, Micco, E, Putt, M, Halbert, CH, Schwartz, JS, Sankar, P, Pyeritz, RE, Bernhardt, B, Shea, JA: Differences in the patterns of health care system distrust between blacks and whites. Journal of General Internal Medicine 23(6): 827-33, 2008.

Sankar Pamela, Cho Mildred K, Mountain Joanna: Race and ethnicity in genetic research. American journal of medical genetics. Part A 143A(9): 961-70, May 2007.

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