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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

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

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.

Henderson, G.E., Churchill, L.R., Davis, A.M., Easter, M.M., Grady, C., Joffe, S., Kass, N., King, N.M.P., Lidz, C.W., Miller, F.G., Nelson, D.K., Peppercorn, J., Rothschild, B.B., Sankar, P., Wilfond, B.S., Zimmer, C.R.: Clinical trials and medical care: defining the therapeutic misconception. PLoS Medicine 4(11): e324, 2007.

Sankar, P, Cho, MK, Mountain, J: Race and ethnicity in genetic research. American Journal of Medical Genetics 9(143A): 961-70, 2007.

Segal, ME, Polansky, M, Sankar, P: Adults' values and attitudes about genetic testing for obesity risk in children. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity 2(1): 11-21, 2007.

Segal, M, Polansky, M, Sankar, P : Predictors of uptake of obesity genetic testing among affected adults. Human Genetics 120(5): 641-52, 2007.

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