Holly Fernandez Lynch JD, MBE

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Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Faculty Director , Online Education Initiatives, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Affiliated Faculty, Center for Technology, Innovation, and Competition, Penn Carey Law School
Antiracism, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (ADEI) Vice Chair, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Contact information
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.
JD (Law)
University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2006.
MBE (Bioethics)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2006.
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Selected Publications

Joffe S, Conti RM, Contreras JL, Largent EA, Lynch HF, Mitchell D, Sachs RE, Whelan AM, McCoy MS: Access to Affordable Medicines: Obligations of Universities and Academic Medical Centers. Gene Therapy In press 2023.

Lynch HF, Salam T, Gould P, Bateman-House A, Kimberly L: Navigating the Expanded Access Pathway to Investigational Drugs as an Academic Oncologist. JAMA Network Open 6(2): e230060, 2023.

Lynch HF, Taylor HA: How Do Accredited Organizations Evaluate the Quality and Effectiveness of their Human Research Protection Programs? AJOB Empirical Bioethics 14(1): 23-37, 2023.

Polak TB, Lynch HF: Viewpoint: The Ethics of Expanded Access Research (peer reviewed). JAMA Epub ahead of print 2023.

Nelson R, Moore B, Waggoner M, Lynch HF, Blumenthal-Barby J: Bioethics and the Moral Authority of Experience. American Journal of Bioethics 23(1): 12-24, 2023.

Anderson EE, Hurley EA, Serpico K, Johnson A, Rowe J, Singleton M, Bierer BE, Cholka B, Chaudhari S, Lynch HF: Engaging Key Stakeholders to Overcome Barriers to Studying the Quality of Research Ethics Oversight. Research Ethics 19(1): 62-77, 2023.

Lynch HF: Devil in the Details: Physician Duties and Expanded Access. Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics In press 2023.

Lynch HF: "Paying Research Participants" Taboo Trades Podcast with Kimberly D. Krawiec (University of Virginia Law School) December 2022.

Lynch HF: "BU’s Covid tinkering, FDA on trial, & why it’s hard to take drugs off the market" STAT The Readout Loud (podcast) October 2022 Notes: https://www.statnews.com/2022/10/20/bus-covid-tinkering-fda-on-trial-why-its-hard-to-take-drugs-off-the-market/

Kilbride M, Joffe S, Lynch HF: FDA-approved drugs should be over-the-counter by default. The Philadelphia Inquirer Sept 2022 Notes: www.inquirer.com/opinion/commentary/fda-over-the-counter-hearing-aid-20220906.html.

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Last updated: 03/30/2023
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