Steven Joffe, MD, MPH

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Art and Ilene Penn Professor of Medical Ethics & Health Policy
Director, Penn Fellowship in Advanced Medical Ethics, Perelman School of Medicine
Member, Abramson Cancer Center
Chief, Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute
Director, Postdoctoral T32 Training Program in the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genetics and Genomics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Senior Fellow, Penn Center for Precision Medicine
Co-Director, Cancer Control Program, Abramson Cancer Center
Interim Chair, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Contact information
423 Guardian Dr.
Blockley Hall 1413
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4884
Office: 215-898-3055
Fax: 215-573-3036
A.B. (Fine Art)
Harvard College, 1988.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, 1992.
M.P.H. (Epidemiology)
University of California, Berkeley, 1996.
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Selected Publications

Dember LM, Hsu JY, Bernardo L, Cavanaugh KL, Charytan DM, Crowley ST, Cukor D, Doorenbos AZ, Edwards DA, Esserman D, Fischer MJ, Jhamb M, Joffe S, Johansen KL, Kalim S, Keefe FJ, Kimmel PL, Krebs EE, Kuzla N, Mehrotra R, Mishra P, Pellegrino B, Steel JL, Unruh ML, White DM, Yabes JG, Becker WC; HOPE Consortium.: The design and baseline characteristics for the HOPE Consortium Trial to reduce pain and opioid use in hemodialysis. Contemp Clin Trials Jan 2024 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2023.107409. Epub 2023 Dec 10.

McCoy MS, Allen AL, Kopp K, Mello MM, Patil DJ, Ossorio P, Joffe S, Emanuel EJ: Ethical Responsibilities for Companies That Process Personal Data. Am J Bioeth 23(11): 11, Nov 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1080/15265161.2023.2209535. Epub 2023 Jun 1. Response to Open Peer Commentaries at Am J Bioeth 24(3):W1-W5, 2024 March.

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 Ther Nov 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1038/s41434-023-00393-2. Epub 2023 Nov 8.

Lau-Min, Kelsey S., Rochester, Shavon E., Grabill, Megan, Long, Jessica M., Mckenna, Danielle, Powers, Jacqueline, Boisseau, Leland, Gabriel, Peter Edward, Oyer, Randall A., Domchek, Susan M., Joffe, Steven, Rendle, Katharine A., Nathanson, Katherine L., Katona, Bryson W: Pilot implementation study of a default genetic referral process for patients with young-onset colorectal cancer. JCO Oncology Practice Oct 2023 Notes: doi/10.1200/OP.2023.19.11_suppl.429. ASCO Quality Care Symposium.

Morain SR, Barlevy D, Joffe S, Largent EA.: Physician-Investigator, Research Coordinator, and Patient Perspectives on Dual-Role Consent in Oncology: A Qualitative Study. JAMA Netw Open Jul 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.25477.

Saylor KW, Joffe S: Enhancing social value considerations in prioritising publicly funded biomedical research: the vital role of peer review. J Med Ethics 50(4): 253, May 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1136/jme-2022-108883. Epub ahead of print.

Hunsberger S, Ellenberg SS, Joffe S, Babiker A, Fix A, Griffin MR, Kalil J, Levine MM, Makgoba MW, Moore RH, Tsiatis AA, Whitley R. : Monitoring Multiple U.S. Government–Supported Covid-19 Vaccine Trials. NEJM Evidence March 2023 Notes: epub Feb 28, 2023. OI: 10.1056/EVIDctcs2200301

Mandima P, Baltrusaitis K, Montepiedra G, Aaron L, Mathad J, Onyango-Makumbi C, Nyati M, Ngocho J, Chareka G, Ponatshego P, Masheto G, McCarthy K, Jean-Philippe P, Gupta A, Stranix-Chibanda L; IMPAACT P1078 T. B. APPRISE study team: Prevalence of neurotoxicity symptoms among postpartum women on isoniazid preventive therapy and efavirenz-based treatment for HIV: an exploratory objective of the IMPAACT P1078 randomized trial. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth Jan 2023.

Joffe S, Allen AJ, Davis JM, Koppelman E, Kornetsky SZ, Ku GMV, Miller VA, Preston J, Shah LD, Bierer BE: Establishing a global regulatory floor for children's decisions about participation in clinical research Pediatr Res January 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1038/s41390-023-02483-8. Epub ahead of print.

Glanz K, Chen J, Joffe S.: Understanding risk factors for cancer: What's new and how can it help reduce the cancer burden? Cancer Oct 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1002/cncr.34395. Epub 2022 Aug 3.

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