Michelle M. Mello

Stanford Law School

Professor of Law and of Health Research and Policy

559 Nathan Abbott Way

Stanford, CA 94305-8610

United States

Stanford University - School of Medicine

Stanford, CA 94305

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (46)

1.

Making the Case for Laws that Improve Health: A Framework for Public Health Law Research

Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-14
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2013
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Duke University - Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Temple University, Temple University and Stanford Law School
Downloads 384 (54,453)
Citation 3

Abstract:

public health, empirical legal research, public health law

2.

Using Statistical Evidence to Prove the Malpractice Standard of Care: Bridging Legal, Clinical, and Statistical Thinking

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 3
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Nov 2002
Michelle M. Mello
Stanford Law School
Downloads 260 (90,336)

Abstract:

torts, medical malpractice, standard of care, statistical evidence, study design methodology, clinical practice guidelines

3.

Empirical Health Law Scholarship: The State of the Field

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 96, p. 649, 2008, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1430932
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Jul 2009
Michelle M. Mello and Kathryn Zeiler
Stanford Law School and Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 169 (135,953)
Citation 1

Abstract:

empirical health law, health policy, empirical legal studies

4.

Prospects for Regulation of Off-Label Drug Promotion in an Era of Expanding Commercial Speech Protection

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 92, 2014
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Mar 2014
Aaron S. Kesselheim and Michelle M. Mello
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 83 (165,718)

Abstract:

FDA, regulation, commercial speech, First Amendment, off-label, prescription drug

5.

Rationalizing Vaccine Injury Compensation

Bioethics, Vol. 22, Issue 1, pp. 32-42, January 2008
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 13 Dec 2007
Michelle M. Mello
Stanford Law School
Downloads 6 (495,663)

Abstract:

6.

What is a Public Health 'Emergency'?

New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 371, No. 11, pp. 986-988 (2014), Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 202-2014, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2510436
Posted: 23 Oct 2014
Rebecca Haffajee, Wendy E. Parmet and Michelle M. Mello
Harvard Medical School - Department of Population Medicine, Northeastern University - School of Law and Stanford Law School

Abstract:

public health, emergency powers, quarantine

7.

The Taxing Power and the Public's Health

367 New England Journal of Medicine 1777 (2012)
Posted: 22 Oct 2014
I. Glenn Cohen and Michelle M. Mello
Harvard Law School and Stanford Law School

Abstract:

Tax, affordable care act, public health, NFIB v. Sebelius

8.

Clinical Trials and the Right to Remain Silent

174 JAMA Internal Medicine E1 (2014), Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2512398, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 14-32
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2014
I. Glenn Cohen and Michelle M. Mello
Harvard Law School and Stanford Law School

Abstract:

clinical trials, data, subpoena, privacy, data integrity

9.

Public Health Law Research: Editor's Introduction

Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 629-643, 2013, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 154-2013
Posted: 24 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2013
Michelle M. Mello and Wendy E. Parmet
Stanford Law School and Northeastern University - School of Law

Abstract:

10.

Survey Finds Public Support for Legal Interventions Directed at Health Behavior to Fight Noncommunicable Disease

Health Affairs, Vol. 32, No. 3, 2013
Posted: 12 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2013
Stephanie Morain and Michelle M. Mello
Harvard University - Interfaculty Initiative in Health Policy and Stanford Law School

Abstract:

11.

Disclosure-and-Resolution Programs that Include Generous Compensation Offers May Prompt a Complex Patient Response

Health Affairs, Vol. 31, No. 12, 2012
Posted: 06 Dec 2012
Harvard School of Public Health - Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Washington, Buddle Findlay and Stanford Law School

Abstract:

malpractice, liability, medical error, disclosure, compensation

12.

Rationalizing Noneconomic Damages: A Health Utilities Approach

David M. Studdert, Allen B. Kachalia, Joshua A. Salomon and Michelle M. Mello. Rationalizing Noneconomic Damages: A Health Utilities Approach, 74 Law & Contemporary Problems 57-101 (2011), U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 602
Posted: 11 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2013
University of Melbourne - Faculty of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Harvard University - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Stanford Law School

Abstract:

noneconomic damages, torts, compensation, quantum, schedules, health utilities

13.

Physicians' Fears of Malpractice Lawsuits are Not Assuaged by Tort Reforms

Health Affairs, Vol. 29, No. 9, 2010
Posted: 11 Sep 2010
Center for Studying Health System Change, Center for Studying Health System Change, Stanford Law School, Independent and University of Iowa

Abstract:

malpractice, liability, medical, tort reform

14.

National Costs of the Medical Liability System

Health Affairs, Vol. 29, No. 9, 2010
Posted: 11 Sep 2010
Stanford Law School, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health and University of Melbourne - Faculty of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Abstract:

malpractice, liability, medical, health care

15.

The Flaws in State 'Apology' and 'Disclosure' Laws Dilute Their Intended Impact on Malpractice Suits

Health Affairs, Vol. 29, No. 9, 2010
Posted: 10 Sep 2010
University of Washington - School of Law, Stanford Law School, University of Washington, University of Washington and University of Washington

Abstract:

Malpractice, Medical, Liability, Apology, Disclosure

16.

Regulation of Smoking in Public Housing

New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 362, No. 24, pp. 2319-2325, 2010
Posted: 17 Jun 2010
Jonathan P. Winickoff, Mark Gottlieb and Michelle M. Mello
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Dilworth Paxson LLP and Stanford Law School

Abstract:

Smoking, Tobacco, Housing, Law

17.

The Havasupai Indian Tribe Case - Lessons for Research Involving Stored Biologic Samples

New England Journal of Medicine, Forthcoming, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-12
Posted: 17 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2013
Michelle M. Mello and Leslie E. Wolf
Stanford Law School and Georgia State University College of Law

Abstract:

Genetic, Research, Informed Consent, Human Subjects

18.

Federal Trade Commission Regulation of Food Advertising to Children: Possibilities for a Reinvigorated Role

Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2010
Posted: 15 Apr 2010
Michelle M. Mello
Stanford Law School

Abstract:

food, advertising, youth, obesity, FTC, trade

19.

Gene Patenting - Is the Pendulum Swinging Back?

New England Journal of Medicine, April 2010
Posted: 15 Apr 2010
Michelle M. Mello
Stanford Law School

Abstract:

gene, genetic, patent, breast cancer

20.

Malpractice Reform - Opportunities for Leadership by Health Care Institutions and Liability Insurers

New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 10, p. 1056, 2010
Posted: 06 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2013
Michelle M. Mello
Stanford Law School

Abstract:

medical malpractice, medical liability, disclosure, settlement, health courts

21.

Deconstructing Negligence: The Role of Individual and System Factors in Causing Medical Injuries

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 96, No. 1, 2008
Posted: 08 Aug 2009
Michelle M. Mello and David M. Studdert
Stanford Law School and University of Melbourne - Faculty of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Abstract:

medical, malpractice, liability

22.

Beyond Negligence: Avoidability and Medical Injury Compensation

Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 66, No. 2, pp. 387-402, 2008
Posted: 26 Jan 2008
Harvard University - Brigham and Women's Hospital, University of Melbourne - Faculty of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Aetna, Inc. and Stanford Law School

Abstract:

Malpractice, Avoidability, Patient injuries, Medical error compensation, Patient safety, Sweden, Denmark, New Zealand

23.

Compact Versus Contract: Industry Sponsors' Obligations to Their Research Subjects

New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 356, pp. 2737-2743, 2007
Posted: 24 Dec 2007
Michelle M. Mello and Steven Joffe
Stanford Law School and Dana-Farber Cancer Center

Abstract:

research ethics, clinical trials, informed consent, pharmaceutical

24.

Who Pays for Medical Errors? An Analysis of Adverse Event Costs, the Medical Liability System, and Incentives for Patient Safety Improvement

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 835-860, 2007
Posted: 24 Dec 2007
Stanford Law School, University of Melbourne - Faculty of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Texas at Houston - Medical School, Harvard University - Brigham and Women's Hospital and Aetna, Inc.

Abstract:

malpractice, liability, medical, deterrence, patient safety, medical errors

25.

Geographic Variation in Informed Consent Law: Two Standards for Disclosure of Treatment Risks

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 103-124, March 2007, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 289
Posted: 20 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2014
University of Melbourne - Faculty of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Stanford Law School, Duke University School of Law, University of Melbourne - Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Harvard University - Brigham and Women's Hospital and Aetna, Inc.

Abstract:

informed consent, treatment risk, disclosure

26.

Changes in Physician Supply and Scope of Practice During a Malpractice Crisis: Evidence from Pennsylvania

Health Affairs, 2007
Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Stanford Law School, University of Melbourne - Faculty of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Statistics Collaborative, Inc., Aetna, Inc. and University of Texas at Austin School of Law

Abstract:

malpractice, liability, medical, litigation, crisis, tort reform

27.

Regulatory and Judicial Oversight of Nonprofit Hospitals

University of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 211, New England Journal of Medicine, No. 356, pp. 625-631, 2007
Posted: 20 Feb 2007
University of Melbourne - Faculty of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Stanford Law School, McDermott, Will & Emery and Aetna, Inc.

Abstract:

health, hospitals, regulation, health care, nonprofit

28.

Disclosure of Medical Injury to Patients: An Improbable Risk Management Strategy

Health Affairs, Vol. 26, pp. 215-226, 2007, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 212
Posted: 14 Jan 2007
Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Stanford Law School, Aetna, Inc. and Harvard School of Public Health

Abstract:

malpractice, liability, medical, litigation, disclosure

29.

Medical Process Patents - Monopolizing the Delivery of Health Care

New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 355, pp. 2036-2041, 2006
Posted: 09 Nov 2006
Aaron S. Kesselheim and Michelle M. Mello
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Stanford Law School

Abstract:

patents, medical, process, intellectual property

30.

'Health Courts' and Accountability for Patient Safety

Milbank Quarterly, Vol. 84, pp. 459-492, 2006
Posted: 09 Nov 2006
Stanford Law School, Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University - Brigham and Women's Hospital and Aetna, Inc.

Abstract:

malpractice, liability, medical, litigation

31.

The Role of Law in Public Health: The Case of Family Planning in the Philippines

Social Science and Medicine, Vol. 63, pp. 384-396, 2006
Posted: 10 Jul 2006
Stanford Law School, Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Center, Asian Eye Institute and Harvard University - Department of Population and International Health

Abstract:

public health; law; family planning

32.

Obesity: The New Frontier of Public Health Law

New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 354, No. 24, pp. 2601-2610, June 15, 2006
Posted: 17 Jun 2006
Michelle M. Mello, David M. Studdert and Troyen A. Brennan
Stanford Law School, Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Aetna, Inc.

Abstract:

obesity, law, public health

33.

Medical Malpractice: Impact of the Crisis and Effect of State Tort Reforms

The Synthesis Project, No. 10, 2006
Posted: 17 May 2006
Michelle M. Mello
Stanford Law School

Abstract:

malpractice, liability, insurance, litigation, crisis

34.

Effects of a Professional Liability Crisis on Residents' Practice Decisions

Obstetrics & Gynecology, Vol. 105, pp. 1287-1295, June 2005
Posted: 08 Jun 2005
Michelle M. Mello and Carly N. Kelly
Stanford Law School and Harvard Law School

Abstract:

malpractice, medicine, tort

35.

Academic Medical Centers' Standards for Clinical-Trial Agreements with Industry

New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 352, pp. 2202-10, May 26, 2005
Posted: 07 Jun 2005
Michelle M. Mello, Brian Clarridge and David M. Studdert
Stanford Law School, University of Massachusetts at Boston and Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Abstract:

Clinical trials, pharmaceuticals, research, ethics

36.

Caring for Patients in a Malpractice Crisis: Physician Satisfaction, the Physician-Patient Relationship, and Quality of Care

Health Affairs, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 42-54, July/August 2004
Posted: 12 Aug 2004
Stanford Law School, Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harris Interactive, Harris Interactive, Harvard School of Public Health/Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital and University of Texas at Austin School of Law

Abstract:

malpractice, satisfaction, liability, physician, insurance

37.

Are Damages Caps Regressive? A Study of Malpractice Jury Verdicts

Health Affairs, July-August 2004
Posted: 18 Jul 2004
David M. Studdert, Y. Tony Yang and Michelle M. Mello
Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health, George Mason University - Health Administration and Policy and Stanford Law School

Abstract:

38.

Hospitals' Behavior in a Tort Crisis: Observations from Pennsylvania

Health Affairs, Vol. 22, No. 6, November/December 2003
Posted: 24 Nov 2003
Stanford Law School, Harvard Law School, Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health/Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital and University of Texas at Austin School of Law

Abstract:

medical malpractice, hospitals, liability, insurance

39.

The McLawsuit: The Fast-Food Industry and Legal Accountability For Obesity

Health Affairs, Vol. 22, No. 6, November/December 2003
Posted: 21 Nov 2003
Michelle M. Mello, Eric B. Rimm and David M. Studdert
Stanford Law School, Harvard University - Department of Epidemiology and Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Abstract:

obesity, litigation, class action, public health

40.

Due Process in Investigations of Research Misconduct

New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 349, September 25, 2003
Posted: 17 Oct 2003
Michelle M. Mello and Troyen A. Brennan
Stanford Law School and Harvard School of Public Health/Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital

Abstract:

research, fraud, misconduct, integrity, scientific

41.

The New Medical Malpractice Crisis

New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 348, June 5, 2003
Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Michelle M. Mello, David M. Studdert and Troyen A. Brennan
Stanford Law School, Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard School of Public Health/Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital

Abstract:

42.

The Rise of Litigation in Human Subjects Research

Annals of Internal Medicine, Vol. 139, July 1, 2003
Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Michelle M. Mello, David M. Studdert and Troyen A. Brennan
Stanford Law School, Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard School of Public Health/Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital

Abstract:

human subjects, research, clinical trials, litigation, tort

43.

The Leapfrog Standards: Ready to Jump from Marketplace to Courtroom?

Health Affairs, March/April 2003
Posted: 29 May 2003
Michelle M. Mello, David M. Studdert and Troyen A. Brennan
Stanford Law School, Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard School of Public Health/Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital

Abstract:

44.

Deterrence of Medical Errors: Theory and Evidence for Malpractice Reform

Texas Law Review, Vol. 80, p. 1595, 2002
Posted: 24 Oct 2002
Michelle M. Mello and Troyen A. Brennan
Stanford Law School and Harvard School of Public Health/Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital

Abstract:

45.

The Controversy over High-Dose Chemotherapy with Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant for Breast Cancer

Health Affairs, Vol. 20, No. 5, 2001
Posted: 28 Aug 2001
Michelle M. Mello and Troyen A. Brennan
Stanford Law School and Harvard School of Public Health/Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital

Abstract:

46.

Of Swords and Shields: The Role of Clinical Practice Guidelines in Medical Malpractice Litigation

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 149, No. 3, Pp. 645-710, January 2001
Posted: 17 Apr 2001
Michelle M. Mello
Stanford Law School

Abstract:

Clinical practice guidelines, medical malpractice, litigation, health