Pamela L. Sankar, Ph.D.

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

Contact information
423 Guardian Drive
Blockley Hall, 14th Floor
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 JD, Green RC, Johnson KA, Healy M, Karlawish J: Development of a process to disclose amyloid imaging results to cognitively normal older adult research participants. Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 7(1): 26, December 2015.

Reiff M, Giarelli E, Bernhardt BA, Easley E, Spinner NB, Sankar PL, Mulchandani S: Parents' perceptions of the usefulness of chromosomal microarray analysis for children with autism spectrum disorders. J Autism Dev Disord 45(10): 3262-75, 2015.

Sandra P, Cho MK, Monahan K, Nowak K: Reporting Race and Ethnicity in Genetics Research: Do Journal Recommendations or Resources Matter? Sci Eng Ethics 21(5): 1353-66, 2014.

The Human Microbiome Project Consortium: A framework for human microbiome research. Nature 486(7402): 215–221, Jun 2012.

Caulfield T, Evans J, McGuire A, McCabe C, Bubela T, Cook-Deegan R, Fishman J, Hogarth S, Miller FA, Ravitsky V, Biesecker B, Borry P, Cho K, Carroll JC, Etchegary H, Joly Y, Kato K, Lee SS, Rothenberg K, Sankar P, Szego MJ, Osorio P, Pullman D, Rousseau F, Ungar WJ, Wilson B: Reflections on the cost of "low-cost" whole genome sequencing: framing the health policy debate. PLoS Biol 11(11): e1001699, 2013.

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.

Hull SR, Sharp RR, Botkin JR, Brown M, Hughes M, Sugarman J, Schwinn D, Sankar P, Bolcic-Jankovic D, Clarridge BR, Wilfond BS: Patients' views on identifiability of samples and informed consent for genetic research. American Journal of Bioethics 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.

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