Scott D. Halpern, MD, PhD
Phone: 215.898.1462
Email: shalpern@exchange.upenn.edu
724 Blockley Hall, 423 Gaurdian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021

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Scott D. Halpern, MD, PhD

 

Scott D. Halpern, MD, PhD is Associate Professor (with Tenure) of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. He is the founding Director of the Fostering Improvement in End-of-Life Decision Science (FIELDS) program, founding Director of the Critical Care Health Services Research (CC HSR) group, Deputy Director of the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economic (CHIBE), and a practicing critical care medicine doctor. Dr. Halpern’s research combines empirical approaches from the fields of epidemiology, health services research, and the decision-making sciences with conceptual work grounded in moral philosophy.

Dr. Halpern is interested in the moral and cognitive determinants of the decisions made by clinicians and patients. His research combines empirical approaches from the fields of epidemiology, health services research, and the decision-making sciences with conceptual work grounded in moral philosophy. He is particularly interested in solid-organ transplantation, end-of-life care, HIV/AIDS, the ethics of randomized clinical trials, and allocation decisions requiring tradeoffs between the interests of individuals and groups.

 

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