Mary Simmerling

Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College

Assistant Professor, Public Health

1300 York Avenue

New York, NY 10065

United States

http://weill.cornell.edu/research/researcher/msimmerling/

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1.

Choosing to be Harmed: Autonomy and its Limits in Living Organ Donor Transplantation

Number of pages: 266 Posted: 18 Apr 2006
Mary Simmerling
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College
Downloads 283 (80,932)

Abstract:

Organ transplantation, decision-making, consent, commercialization, exploitation, coercion

2.

Introducing a New Paradigm for Ethical Research in the Social, Behavioral, and Biomedical Sciences: Part I

Northwestern University Law Review, Forthcoming, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 06-30
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Apr 2006
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College, University of Chicago, California State University, East Bay and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 162 (146,185)

Abstract:

ethics, research ethics, coercion, consent, respect for persons, justice, exploitation

3.

The Case of the National Deceased Organ Donor Waiting List as a Measure of Equity and Equality of Access to Organ Transplantation

ICFAI Journal of Healthcare Law, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 15-24, 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Apr 2006
Mary Simmerling
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College
Downloads 143 (156,730)

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4.

Am I My Brother's Keeper? The Role of the Blameless Medical Excuse in Living Donor Organ Transplantation

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Apr 2006
Northwestern University, Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College, Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine
Downloads 120 (161,354)

Abstract:

Living organ donor, transplantation, ethics, medical excuse, lying

5.

IRBs and Psychological Science: Ensuring a Collaborative Relationship

APA Board of Scientific Affairs Working Group
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 May 2006
Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychology, American Psychological Association, Pennsylvania State University, University of South Florida, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Virginia Commonwealth University, University of South Florida and Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College
Downloads 112 (191,691)

Abstract:

research, ethics, IRB

6.

Financial and Social Complications as Barriers to Satisfaction with Life Among Living Kidney Donors

Simmerling, Mary C. "Financial and Social Complications as Barriers to Satisfaction with Life Among Living Kidney Donors." Transplantation (2014).
Posted: 18 Mar 2015
Mary Simmerling
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College

Abstract:

clinical ethics, living organ donors, tranplantation

7.

Normal Functioning and the Treatment/Enhancement Distinction: An Opportunity Based Assessment

J Relig Health. 2014 Aug;53(4):1214-22
Posted: 08 Nov 2014
Mary Simmerling and Jonathan Huggins
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College and Weill Cornell

Abstract:

8.

Living Donation and Cosmetic Surgery: A Double Standard in Medical Ethics?

J Clin Ethics. 2012 Summer;23(2):110-7
Posted: 08 Nov 2014
University of Chicago, Independent, Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College and Northwestern University

Abstract:

9.

Arguing from Analogy? Invoking the Human Trafficking Model for Organs

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Economic Law, Forthcoming
Posted: 09 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2010
Mary Simmerling
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College

Abstract:

organ transplantation, human trafficking, human rights, ethics, justice

10.

Research Ethics Case Study: The Water Purification Study

Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics (JERHRE), Vol. 2, No. 1, March 2007
Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Mary Simmerling
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College

Abstract:

deception, research ethics, IRB

11.

2007: The Year of Regulatory Change

Transplantation Proceedings, Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 6-25, 2009
Posted: 30 Jun 2009
University of Chicago, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Rhodes College, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College

Abstract:

organ transplantation, ethics, China

12.

Research Ethics Case Study: Assessing Incidence of Sexual Assault (SA) and Needs of SA Survivors Via Random Digit Dialing

Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics (JERHRE), Vol. 2, No. 1, p. 53, March 2007
Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Mary Simmerling
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College

Abstract:

13.

Research Ethics Case Study: Behavior, Leadership and Economic Success

Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics (JERHRE), Vol. 1, pp. 3-72, March 2007
Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Mary Simmerling
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College

Abstract:

research ethics, IRB

14.

Researching Disabled Children: Abundant Caution Does No Harm?

Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, Vol. 51, No. 3, June 2009
Posted: 11 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2009
Mary Simmerling and Milda Plioplys
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College and Weill Cornell

Abstract:

Research, children, disabilitites, ethics

15.

Assessing Moral Arguments Against Living Organ Donation by Prisoners

Posted: 19 Jul 2007
Andrew Millis, Matthew Devitt and Mary Simmerling
Rhodes College, Cornell University and Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College

Abstract:

prisoner, organ donor, ethics, consent, coercion, exploitation, rights, justice

16.

Gifting in the Marketplace: Redefining the 'Good' Donor

When Altruism Isn't Enough: Using Incentives to Reduce the National Kidney Shortage, Forthcoming
Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Mary Simmerling and Giuliano Testa
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College and University of Chicago

Abstract:

organ, sales, market, coercion, exploitation, justice, ethics

17.

Providing a Medical Excuse to Organ Donor Candidates Who Feel Trapped: A Reply to Spital's Concerns

Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Vol. 17, No. 1, Winter 2008
Posted: 08 Jun 2007
Mary Simmerling and Joel Frader
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College and Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine

Abstract:

medical excuse, deception, lying, organ transplantation, ethics, coercion

18.

Expanding Kidney Paired Donation Through Participation By Compatible Pairs

American Journal of Transplantation, Vol. 7, No. 10, pp. 2361-2370, 2007
Posted: 06 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2007
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Johns Hopkins University - The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College and Johns Hopkins University - The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Abstract:

paired kidney exchange, live donor kidney transplantation, donor exchange, incompatible donors, blood type incompatibility, altruistically unbalanced exchange

19.

Primum Non Nocere: Beneficent Deception

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 243-250
Posted: 05 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2009
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College, Northwestern University, Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine

Abstract:

organ transplantation, medical excuse, deception, beneficence, legal ethics, coercion

20.

Beyond Scarcity: Poverty as a Contraindication for Organ Transplantation

Virtual Mentor American Medical Association Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. 9, No. 6, pp. 405-469, June 2007
Posted: 05 Jun 2007
Mary Simmerling
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College

Abstract:

organ transplantation, justice, fairness, goals of medicine

21.

Rethinking Surrogate Decision-Making: Evidence from a Qualitative Study of Physicians

Journal of Clinical Ethics, Forthcoming
Posted: 13 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2007
University of Chicago, Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College, University of Chicago, University of Chicago and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Environmental Health Sciences and Epidemiology

Abstract:

medical decision making, surrogate decision-making, qualitative research, ethics, autonomy, best interests

22.

When Duties Collide: Beneficence and Veracity in the Evaluation of Living Organ Donors

Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 188-192, April 2007
Posted: 22 Dec 2006
Mary Simmerling, Joel Frader, John Franklin and Peter Angelos
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College, Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern University

Abstract:

Medical excuse, ethics, deception, truth-telling

23.

Emerging Complications from Living Donor Transplantation: Caveat Emptor

Posted: 25 Oct 2006
Giuliano Testa, Mary Simmerling and Michael Millis
University of Chicago, Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College and University of Chicago

Abstract:

organ transplantation, living donors, transplant tourism, black market organs, organ sales, human rights, exploitation

24.

Financial Compensation for Living Organ Donation in the United States: A View from the Would-Be Donors' Perspective

Posted: 08 Jun 2006
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine, Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics

Abstract:

organ transplant, commercialization, payment, living donors, coercion, exploitation, scarcity

25.

Ethical Issues in Trauma Research Involving 'Vulnerable' Subjects with 'Diminished' Autonomy: A View from the Survivor's Perspective

Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, Forthcoming
Posted: 15 May 2006
Mary Simmerling
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College

Abstract:

research, ethics, violence, trauma, respect for persons

26.

Why Children of Non-Documented Residents Should Have Access to Kidney Transplantation: Arguments for Lifting the Federal Ban on Reimbursement

Transplantation, Vol. 83, No. 1, pp. 17-20, January 15, 2007
Posted: 09 May 2006
Mary Simmerling, Aviva Goldberg and Joel Frader
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College, Independent Author and Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine

Abstract:

immigration, justice, transplantation, ethics

27.

Human Participants Challenges in Youth-Focused Research: Perspectives and Practices of IRB Administrators

Ethics & Behavior, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 335-349, 2004
Posted: 08 May 2006
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Illinois at Chicago, Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College, RTI International, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Iowa - College of Public Health

Abstract:

research, IRB, ethics

28.

The Commercialization of Human Organs for Transplantation: The Current Status of the Ethical Debate

Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 130-135, April 2006
Posted: 19 Apr 2006
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College, Northwestern University, Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine

Abstract:

Commercialization, sales, organs, coercion, exploitation

29.

Beginning Anew: Same Principles, Different Direction for Research Ethics

American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 44-47, 2005
Posted: 18 Apr 2006
Mary Simmerling and Brian Schwegler
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College and University of Chicago

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30.

Do Gifts Create Moral Obligations for Recipients?

The American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 20-22, 2004
Posted: 18 Apr 2006
Mary Simmerling, Peter Angelos, Aviva Goldberg and Joel Frader
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College, Northwestern University, Independent Author and Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine

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31.

Beyond Coercion: A New Paradigm for Understanding Donor Motivation and Informed Consent in Living Donor Transplantation (LDT)

Clinical Transplantation, Vol. 20, p. 28, 2006 Supplement
Posted: 18 Apr 2006
Mary Simmerling and Daniel Brauner
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College and University of Chicago - Pritzker School of Medicine

Abstract:

Informed consent, decision-making, autonomy

32.

Recipient Deaths During Donor Surgery: A New Ethical Problem in Living Donor Liver Transplantation (LDLT)

Liver Transplantation, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 358-360, March 2006
Posted: 18 Apr 2006
University of Chicago, Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College, Yale University and Yale University

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Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 5    Citations: 0
1.

Sisters

Simmerling, Mary C. "Sisters." Ascensus (2014).
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 24 Nov 2014
Mary Simmerling
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College
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Abstract:

poetry, ethics, end of life

2.

Easy.

Simmerling, Mary C. "Easy." Ascensus (2014).
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 24 Nov 2014
Mary Simmerling
Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College
Downloads 0

Abstract:

poetry, ethics, end of life