1. The Physician Payments Sunshine Act--Two Years of the Open Payments Program.

    New England Journal of Medicine 374(10):906 (2016) PMID 26962725

  2. Association between payments from manufacturers of pharmaceuticals to physicians and regional prescribing: cross sectional ecological study.

    British Medical Journal (Abstracts) 354:i4189 (2016) PMID 27540015

     To examine the association between payments made by the manufacturers of pharmaceuticals to physicians and prescribing by physicians within hospital referral regions.  Cross sectional analysis of 2013 and 2014 Open Payments and Medicare Part D prescribing data for two classes of commonly prescr...
  3. Looking beyond the crystal ball: An ethical dilemma in advance directive implementation in multidisciplinary patient care.

    Surgery 158(5):1389 (2015) PMID 26740979 PMCID PMC4892174

  4. Looking beyond the crystal ball: An ethical dilemma in advance directive implementation in multidisciplinary patient care

    Surgery 158(5):1389 (2015)

  5. Pathogen Cell-to-Cell Variability Drives Heterogeneity in Host Immune Responses

    Cell 163(2):523 (2015)

  6. Sharing clinical photographs: Patient rights, professional ethics, and institutional responsibilities.

    Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons 100(10):17 (2015) PMID 26552288

  7. Pathogen Cell-to-Cell Variability Drives Heterogeneity in Host Immune Responses.

    Cell 162(6):1309 (2015) PMID 26343579 PMCID PMC4578813

    Encounters between immune cells and invading bacteria ultimately determine the course of infection. These interactions are usually measured in populations of cells, masking cell-to-cell variation that may be important for infection outcome. To characterize the gene expression variation that unde...
  8. Hypothermia Evidence, Afterdrop, and Practical Experience.

    Wilderness & Environmental Medicine 26(3):437 (2015) PMID 25823604

  9. KU675, a Concomitant Heat-Shock Protein Inhibitor of Hsp90 and Hsc70 that Manifests Isoform Selectivity for Hsp90α in Prostate Cancer Cells.

    Molecular Pharmacology 88(1):121 (2015) PMID 25939977 PMCID PMC4468638

    The 90-kDa heat-shock protein (Hsp90) assists in the proper folding of numerous mutated or overexpressed signal transduction proteins that are involved in cancer. Inhibiting Hsp90 consequently is an attractive strategy for cancer therapy as the concomitant degradation of multiple oncoproteins ma...
  10. MARCH: Multiscale-arch-height description for mobile retrieval of leaf images

    Information Sciences 302:132 (2015)

    In this paper, we propose a novel shape description method for mobile retrieval of leaf images. In this method, termed multiscale arch height (MARCH), hierarchical arch height features at different chord spans are extracted from each contour point to provide a compact, multiscale shape...
  11. Physicians judging medical negligence: a conflict of values.

    Surgery 157(4):818 (2015) PMID 25961087

  12. In reply.

    Obstetrics & Gynecology 125(1):229 (2015) PMID 25560132

  13. Ethical dilemmas in the care of Afghan women by American military surgeons.

    Surgery 156(5):1278 (2014) PMID 25594092

  14. Transplant in a patient with comorbid psychiatric illness: an ethical dilemma.

    Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons 99(11):40 (2014) PMID 25509229

    This article addresses a difficult ethical dilemma that transplant surgeons may potentially encounter: whether a patient with a psychiatric illness is a good candidate for a liver transplant. This case study illustrates the challenges involved when considering the ethical principles of patient s...
  15. Polygonal approximation using integer particle swarm optimization

    Information Sciences 278:311 (2014)

    Polygonal approximation is an effective yet challenging digital curve representation for image analysis, pattern recognition and computer vision. This paper proposes a novel approach, integer particle swarm optimization (iPSO), for polygonal approximation. When compared to the traditio...
  16. The Effect of Seed Grants on Surgical Ethics Education and Research

    Journal of the American College of Surgeons 219(3):S51 (2014)

  17. A Medical Student Elective to Explore Issues in Clinical Ethics

    Journal of the American College of Surgeons 219(3):S50 (2014)

  18. Analysis of Inpatient Palliative Care Consultations Obtained for Surgical Patients

    Journal of the American College of Surgeons 219(3):S56 (2014)

  19. Contained power morcellation within an insufflated isolation bag.

    Obstetrics & Gynecology 124(3):491 (2014) PMID 25162248

    To describe a technique for contained power morcellation within an insufflated isolation bag at the time of uterine specimen removal during minimally invasive gynecologic procedures. Over the study period of January 2013 to April 2014, 73 patients underwent morcellation of the uterus or myomas w...
  20. Distributing a limited resource: ethical allocation of deceased donor kidneys.

    Surgery 156(1):198 (2014) PMID 25061657