Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Benjamin Levi, MD, PhD

Benjamin Levi, MD, PhD

University Professorship, Department of Humanities
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
bhl3@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Advance Care Planning
  • Physicians
  • Child Abuse
  • Advance Directives
  • Decision Support Techniques
  • Decision Making
  • Neoplasms
  • Software
  • Ethics
  • Terminal Care
  • Medical Errors
  • Health Personnel

Recent Publications

2019

Schubart, JR, Levi, B, Bain, MM, Farace, E & Green, M 2019, 'Advance Care Planning Among Patients With Advanced Cancer' Journal of Oncology Practice, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. e65-e73. https://doi.org/10.1200/JOP.18.00044
Levi, B, Belser, A, Kapp, K, Verdiglione, N, Mincemoyer, C, Dore, S, Keat, J & Fiene, R 2019, 'Ilookout for child abuse: conceptual and practical considerations in creating an online learning programme to engage learners and promote behaviour change', Early Child Development and Care. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004430.2019.1626374
Foy, A, Levi, B, Van Scoy, L, Bucher, A, Dimmock, A & Green, M 2019, 'Patient preference to accept medical treatment is associated with spokesperson agreement' Annals of the American Thoracic Society, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 518-521. https://doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201806-428RL
Krawiec, C, Gerard, S, Iriana, S, Berger, R & Levi, B 2019, 'What We Can Learn From Failure: An EHR-Based Child Protection Alert System', Child Maltreatment. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077559519848845

2018

Stewart, RR, Dimmock, AEF, Green, M, Van Scoy, L, Schubart, JR, Yang, C, Farace, E, Bascom, R & Levi, B 2019, 'An Analysis of Recruitment Efficiency for an End-of-Life Advance Care Planning Randomized Controlled Trial' American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 50-54. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049909118785158
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Schubart, JR, Reading, JM, Penrod, JL, Stewart, RR, Sampath, R, Lehmann, LS, Levi, B & Green, M 2018, 'Family Caregivers’ Characterization of Conversations Following an ACP Event', American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, vol. 35, no. 9, pp. 1161-1167. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049909118760302
Krawiec, C & Levi, B 2018, 'How should clinicians address a parent’s false belief generated by denial or grief about how to care well for a child?', AMA Journal of Ethics, vol. 20, no. 11, pp. 1017-1024. https://doi.org/10.1001/amajethics.2018.1017

2017

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Schubart, JR, Camacho, F, Green, M, Rush, KA & Levi, B 2017, 'Assessing the internal consistency and temporal stability of advance directives generated by an interactive, online computer program', BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 67-72. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2014-000814
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2016

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2015

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Schubart, JR, Green, M, Van Scoy, L, Lehman, E, Farace, E, Gusani, NJ & Levi, B 2015, 'Advanced Cancer and End-of-Life Preferences: Curative Intent Surgery Versus Noncurative Intent Treatment', Journal of palliative medicine, vol. 18, no. 12, pp. 1015-1018. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2015.0021
Dias, M, Boehmer, S, Johnston-Walsh, L & Levi, B 2015, 'Defining 'reasonable medical certainty' in court: What does it mean to medical experts in child abuse cases?', Child Abuse and Neglect, vol. 50, pp. 218-227. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2015.10.027
Levi, B, Crowell, K, Walsh, K & Dellasega, C 2015, 'How Childcare Providers Interpret ‘Reasonable Suspicion’ of Child Abuse' Child and Youth Care Forum, vol. 44, no. 6, pp. 875-891. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10566-015-9302-5
Markham, SA, Levi, B, Green, M & Schubart, JR 2015, 'Use of a computer program for advance care planning with african american participants', Journal of the National Medical Association, vol. 107, no. 1, pp. 26-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0027-9684(15)30006-7

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