Holly Fernandez Lynch JD, MBE

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John Russell Dickson, MD, Presidential Professor of Medical Ethics
Department: Medical Ethics and Health Policy

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Blockley Hall, Room 1426
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-7327
BA (Health and Societies)
University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences, 2003.
MBE (Bioethics)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2006.
JD (Law)
University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2006.
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Selected Publications

Lynch HF, Lundin D, Meagher E: Ethical Inclusion of Employee Health Care Workers in COVID-19 Research. Ethics & Human Research 43(2): 19-27, 2021.

Fernandez Lynch H, Bateman-House A, Joffe S: Emergency Approvals for COVID-19: Evolving Impact on Obligations to Patients in Clinical Care and Research (peer reviewed). Annals of Internal Medicine 174(2): 256-257, 2021.

Weijer C, Hemming K, Hey SP, Lynch HF: Reopening Schools Safely in the Face of COVID-19: Can Cluster Randomized Trials Help? Clinical Trials Epub ahead of print 2021.

Lynch HF, Joffe S, McCoy M: The Limits of Acceptable Political Influence Over the Food and Drug Administration. Nature Medicine 27: 188-190, 2021.

Lynch HF, Darton TC, Levy J, McCormick F, Ogbogu U, Payne R, Roth AE, Jefferson Shah A, Smiley T, Largent EA: Promoting Ethical Payment in Human Infection Challenge Studies. American Journal of Bioethics 21(3): 11-31, Epub ahead of print 2021 Notes: Target Article, with Open Peer Commentaries. Response to Commentaries: Lynch HF, et al. Plumbing the Depths of Ethical Payment for Research Participation. American Journal of Bioethics. 2021, online first.

Meyer MN, Gelinas L, Bierer BE, Hull SC, Joffe S, Magnus D, Mohapatra S, Sharp RR, Spector-Bagdady K, Sugarman J, Wilfond BS, Lynch HF: An Ethics Framework for Consolidating and Prioritizing COVID-19 Clinical Trials. Clinical Trials Epub ahead of print 2021 Notes: With solicited editorial commentary.

Baillie KU: "The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine emergency use authorization: Five takeaways" Penn Today December 2020 Notes: Full-length interview, https://penntoday.upenn.edu/news/five-things-know-about-emergency-use-authorization-pfizer-biontech-vaccine

Lynch HF: Vaccination Priority? Government Officials Should Wait Their Turn. Newsweek December 2020 Notes: Invited editorial, https://www.newsweek.com/government-officials-vaccines-1555898.

Lynch HF, Bateman-House A, Caplan AL: "Authorize Emergency Vaccines for COVID-19, but Do It Well" Bill of Health blog December 2020 Notes: https://blog.petrieflom.law.harvard.edu/2020/12/10/covid-vaccine-eua-emergency-use-authorization/

Lynch HF: "The FDA and COVID-19: The Food and Drug Administration’s Role in a Vaccine" 1A (NPR radio show) October 2020 Notes: Live hour-long interview, https://the1a.org/segments/fda-covid-19-vaccine/

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