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Fabrice Jotterand PhD

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Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Institute for Health and Equity
Division: Bioethics
Program: Administration

Member of the Kern Institute

Research Experience

  • Justice and Health Care
  • Medical Professionalism
  • End of Life
  • Neuroethics
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Ethical Issues in Psychiatry and Mental Health
  • Philosophy of Medicine
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Health Care
  • Emerging biotechnologies
  • Biopolitics
  • Cognitive Enhancement
  • Neuroscience of Poverty
  • Neurotechnologies in Psychiatry
  • Human Enhancement
  • Research Ethics
  • Personal Identity
  • Clinical Ethics
  • Patient - Physician Relationship
  • Virtue Ethics
  • Moral Bioenhancement
  • Assistive Neurotechnologies
  • Bioethics and Moral/Political Philosophy
  • Leadership Positions

  • Director, Philosophies of Medical Education Transformation Laboratory (P-METaL)- Kern Institute
  • Director, Graduate Program in Bioethics
  • Co-editor, Advances in Neuroethics (Springer) book series
  • Publications (63)

  • Keeping the "Human in the Loop" in the Age of Artificial Intelligence : Accompanying Commentary for "Correcting the Brain?" by Rainey and Erden. (Jotterand F, Bosco C) Sci Eng Ethics 2020 Oct;26(5):2455-2460 PMID: 32643058 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85087695825 07/10/2020       1 Citation
  • mHealth for schizophrenia spectrum disorders management: A systematic review. (Chivilgina O, Wangmo T, Elger BS, Heinrich T, Jotterand F) Int J Soc Psychiatry 2020 11;66(7):642-665 PMID: 32571123 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85086782161 06/24/2020       2 Citations
  • Hearing the Call of Duty: What We Must Do to Allow Medical Students to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Kalet AL, Jotterand F, Muntz M, Thapa B, Campbell B) WMJ 2020 03;119(1):6-7 PMID: 32348064 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85084186683 04/30/2020       2 Citations
  • Poverty and mental health in post-war countries: The case of Uganda and Sierra Leone (Jotterand F, Shour AR, Anguzu R) Global Mental Health and Neuroethics 16 January 2020:145-162 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85094149436 01/16/2020    
  • Moral Deficits, Moral Motivation and the Feasibility of Moral Bioenhancement (Jotterand F, Levin SB) Topoi 15 March 2019;38(1):63-71 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85017189518 03/15/2019    
  • Health professionals' and researchers' views on Intelligent Assistive Technology for psychogeriatric care (Ienca M, Lipps M, Wangmo T, Jotterand F, Elger B, Kressig RW) Gerontechnology 1 September 2018;17(3):139-150 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85057487460 09/01/2018    
  • Artificial intelligence, physiological genomics, and precision medicine. (Williams AM, Liu Y, Regner KR, Jotterand F, Liu P, Liang M) Physiol Genomics 2018 04 01;50(4):237-243 PMID: 29373082 PMCID: PMC5966805 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85046104804 01/27/2018       18 Citations
  • From Healthcare to Warfare and Reverse: How Should We Regulate Dual-Use Neurotechnology? (Ienca M, Jotterand F, Elger BS) Neuron 2018 01 17;97(2):269-274 PMID: 29346750 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85044847978 01/19/2018       10 Citations
  • Jotterand, F. (2018). “The Boundaries of Legal Personhood” in Bess, M. & Walsh Pasulka, D. (Eds.). Human, Transhuman, Posthuman: Emerging Technologies and the Boundaries of Homo Sapiens. Farmington Hills: Macmillan Reference USA (Jotterand F) 01/11/2018    
  • Proactive Ethical Design for Neuroengineering, Assistive and Rehabilitation Technologies: the Cybathlon Lesson. (Ienca M, Kressig RW, Jotterand F, Elger B) J Neuroeng Rehabil 2017 11 14;14(1):115 PMID: 29137639 PMCID: PMC5686808 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85034111924 11/16/2017       8 Citations
  • Jotterand, F. & Ienca, M. (2017). “The Biopolitics of Neuroethics” in Racine, E. & Aspler, J. (Eds.). The Debate about Neuroethics: Perspectives on the Field’s Development, Focus, and Future. Dordrecht: Springer. (Jotterand F, Ienca M) 10/11/2017    
  • Ethical Design of Intelligent Assistive Technologies for Dementia: A Descriptive Review. (Ienca M, Wangmo T, Jotterand F, Kressig RW, Elger B) Sci Eng Ethics 2018 08;24(4):1035-1055 PMID: 28940133 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85029765694 09/25/2017       32 Citations
  • Intelligent Assistive Technology for Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias: A Systematic Review. (Ienca M, Jotterand F, Elger B, Caon M, Scoccia Pappagallo A, Kressig RW, Wangmo T) J Alzheimers Dis 2017;60(1):333 PMID: 28869482 09/05/2017       3 Citations
  • Can Neuroscience Contribute to Practical Ethics? A Critical Review and Discussion of the Methodological and Translational Challenges of the Neuroscience of Ethics. (Racine E, Dubljević V, Jox RJ, Baertschi B, Christensen JF, Farisco M, Jotterand F, Kahane G, Müller S) Bioethics 2017 Jun;31(5):328-337 PMID: 28503831 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85019212750 05/16/2017       9 Citations
  • Intelligent Assistive Technology for Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias: A Systematic Review. (Ienca M, Fabrice J, Elger B, Caon M, Scoccia Pappagallo A, Kressig RW, Wangmo T) J Alzheimers Dis 2017;56(4):1301-1340 PMID: 28222516 02/23/2017       71 Citations
  • Cognitive enhancement of today may be the normal of tomorrow (Jotterand F) Neuroethics: Anticipating the Future 1 January 2017:411-425 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85051217296 01/01/2017    
  • Patient education as empowerment and self-rebiasing. (Jotterand F, Amodio A, Elger BS) Med Health Care Philos 2016 Dec;19(4):553-561 PMID: 27179973 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84968677412 11/01/2016       7 Citations
  • Jotterand, F. (2016). “Moral Enhancement, Neuroessentialism, and Moral Content” (pp. 42-56) in F. Jotterand & V. Dubljevic (Eds.). Cognitive Enhancement: Ethical and Policy Implications in International Perspectives. Oxford University Press. (Jotterand F) 10/11/2016    
  • Social and Assistive Robotics in Dementia Care: Ethical Recommendations for Research and Practice (Ienca M, Jotterand F, Vică C, Elger B) International Journal of Social Robotics 1 August 2016;8(4):565-573 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84985897988 08/01/2016    
  • Jotterand, F. & Dubljevic, V. (Eds.) (May 2016). Cognitive Enhancement: Ethical and Policy Implications in International Perspectives. Oxford University Press. (Jotterand F, Dubljevic V) 06/11/2016    
  • Jotterand, F. & McCurdy, J. L. (2015). “Transhumanism and Bioethics in the Context of Globalization” in H. ten Have (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Bioethics. Dordrecht: Springer. (Jotterand F, McCurdy JL) 11/11/2015    
  • Jotterand, F. McCurdy, J., & Elger, B. (2015). “Cognitive Enhancers and Mental Impairment: Emerging Ethical Issues” in Roger N. Rosenberg and Juan M. Pascual (Eds.), Rosenberg’s Molecular and Genetic Basis of Neurological and Psychiatric Disease (Fifth Edition). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier, Inc. (Jotterand F, McCurdy J, Elger B) 10/11/2015    
  • Real-time functional magnetic resonance imaging–brain-computer interfacing in the assessment and treatment of psychopathy: Potential and challenges (Jotterand F, Giordano J) Handbook of Neuroethics 1 January 2015:763-782 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84944539957 01/01/2015    
  • Moral Strangers, Proceduralism, and Moral Consensus (Jotterand F) Philosophy and Medicine 2015;125:201-213 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85094962508 01/01/2015    
  • H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.: The Man Behind the Scholar (Jotterand F) Philosophy and Medicine 2015;125:263-264 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85094953158 01/01/2015    
  • Cognitive Enhancers and Mental Impairment: Emerging Ethical Issues (Jotterand F, McCurdy JL, Elger B) Rosenberg's Molecular and Genetic Basis of Neurological and Psychiatric Disease: Fifth Edition November 13, 2014:119-126 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84943239603 11/13/2014    
  • Response to open peer commentaries on "the principle of equivalence reconsidered: assessing the relevance of the principle of equivalence in prison medicine". (Jotterand F, Wangmo T) Am J Bioeth 2014;14(11):W3-4 PMID: 25325818 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84908018449 10/18/2014    
  • Alexander, A.A., & F. Jotterand (2014) “Nanomedicine: Benchtop to Patient Challenges” in X. Chen, & S. Wong (Eds.) Cancer Theranostics (471-491). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier, Inc. (Alexander AA, Jotterand F) 10/11/2014    
  • The principle of equivalence reconsidered: assessing the relevance of the principle of equivalence in prison medicine. (Jotterand F, Wangmo T) Am J Bioeth 2014;14(7):4-12 PMID: 24978402 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84903537202 07/01/2014       20 Citations
  • Independent donor ethical assessment: aiming to standardize donor advocacy. (Choudhury D, Jotterand F, Casenave G, Smith-Morris C, University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Donor Advocacy Team) Prog Transplant 2014 Jun;24(2):163-8 PMID: 24919733 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84902505947 06/13/2014    
  • Questioning the moral enhancement project. (Jotterand F) Am J Bioeth 2014;14(4):1-3 PMID: 24730478 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84898806451 04/16/2014    
  • Psychopathy, neurotechnologies, and neuroethics. (Jotterand F) Theor Med Bioeth 2014 Feb;35(1):1-6 PMID: 24464085 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84892691507 01/28/2014       3 Citations
  • Market Considerations for Nanomedicines and Theranostic Nanomedicines (Alexander AA, Jotterand F) Cancer Theranostics March 2014:471-491 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84902399221 01/01/2014    
  • Garrett, J.R., Jotterand, F. & Ralston D.C. (Eds.) (2013). The Development of Bioethics in the United States (Philosophy & Medicine Book Series). Dordrecht: Springer. (Garrett JR, Jotterand F, Ralston DC) 05/11/2013    
  • The Development of Bioethics in the United States: An Introduction (Garrett JR, Jotterand F, Ralston DC) Philosophy and Medicine 2013;115:1-14 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85094954748 01/01/2013    
  • Jotterand, F. & Giordano, J. (2012). “Deep Brain Stimulation and Changes in Personal Identity: Addressing Ethical Questions, Issues and Approaches” in James Giordano (Ed.) Advances in Neurotechnology: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues. Volume 1: Premises, Potential, and Problems. Boca Raton: CRC/Taylor-Francis. (Jotterand F, Giordano J) 10/11/2012    
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation, deep brain stimulation, and personal identity: Ethical questions and neuroethical approaches for medical practice (Jotterand F, Giordano J) Neurotechnology: Premises, Potential, and Problems 1 January 2012:107-123 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84893291638 01/01/2012    
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation, deep brain stimulation and personal identity: ethical questions, and neuroethical approaches for medical practice. (Jotterand F, Giordano J) Int Rev Psychiatry 2011 Oct;23(5):476-85 PMID: 22200137 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84855248436 12/28/2011       20 Citations
  • "Virtue Engineering" and Moral Agency: Will Post-Humans Still Need the Virtues? (Jotterand F) AJOB Neuroscience October 2011;2(4):3-9 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84859393418 10/01/2011    
  • Managing the "known unknowns": theranostic cancer nanomedicine and informed consent. (Jotterand F, Alexander AA) Methods Mol Biol 2011;726:413-29 PMID: 21424464 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79959811282 03/23/2011       12 Citations
  • At the roots of transhumanism: From the enlightenment to a post-human future (Jotterand F) Journal of Medicine and Philosophy December 2010;35(6):617-621 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-78650824751 12/01/2010    
  • Human dignity and transhumanism: do anthro-technological devices have moral status? (Jotterand F) Am J Bioeth 2010 Jul;10(7):45-52 PMID: 20582831 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77954173124 06/29/2010       23 Citations
  • Response to open peer commentaries on "Human dignity and transhumanism: do anthro-technological devices have moral status?". (Jotterand F) Am J Bioeth 2010 Jul;10(7):W6-8 PMID: 20582817 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77954155601 06/29/2010    
  • Ethics and informed consent of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) for patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD) (Jotterand F, McClintock SM, Alexander AA, Husain MM) Neuroethics April 2010;3(1):13-22 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77949654992 04/01/2010    
  • Can medicalization be good? Situating medicalization within bioethics. (Sadler JZ, Jotterand F, Lee SC, Inrig S) Theor Med Bioeth 2009;30(6):411-25 PMID: 19997778 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77649250588 12/10/2009       25 Citations
  • Engelhardt, Jr. H.T. & Jotterand, F. (Eds.) (2008). The Philosophy of Medicine Reborn: A Pellegrino Reader. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press. (Engelhardt Jr HT, Jotterand F) 08/11/2008    
  • Individual responsibility and solidarity in European health care: further down the road to two-tier system of health care. (Ter Meulen R, Jotterand F) J Med Philos 2008 Jun;33(3):191-7 PMID: 18567902 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-46349105755 06/24/2008       21 Citations
  • Jotterand, F. (Ed.) (2008). Emerging Conceptual, Ethical and Policy Issues in Bionanotechnology (Philosophy & Medicine Book Series). Dordrecht: Springer. (Jotterand F) 06/11/2008    
  • Engelhardt, H. T. Jr & Jotterand, F. (2008). “An Introduction. Edmund D. Pellegrino Project” in H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. and F. Jotterand (Eds.). The Philosophy of Medicine Reborn (1-19). Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press. (Engelhard, Jr HT, Jotterand F) 04/11/2008    
  • Beyond therapy and enhancement: The alteration of human nature (Jotterand F) NanoEthics April 2008;2(1):15-23 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-41149175903 04/01/2008    
  • Beyond Feasibility: Why Ethics Is Important for Bionanotechnology (Jotterand F) Philosophy and Medicine 2008;101:3-10 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85015844706 01/01/2008    
  • Nanomedicine: how it could reshape clinical practice. (Jotterand F) Nanomedicine (Lond) 2007 Aug;2(4):401-5 PMID: 17716126 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34548447161 08/25/2007       14 Citations
  • The politicization of science and technology: its implications for nanotechnology. (Jotterand F) J Law Med Ethics 2006;34(4):658-66 PMID: 17199806 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33751221289 01/04/2007       13 Citations
  • Bioethics and the philosophy of medicine: A thirty-year perspective (Tristram Engelhardt H, Garrett JR, Jotterand F) Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 1 December 2006;31(6):565-568 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33845643656 12/01/2006    
  • Bioethics as biopolitics. (Bishop JP, Jotterand F) J Med Philos 2006 Jun;31(3):205-12 PMID: 16760100 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33745178104 06/09/2006       33 Citations
  • The Hippocratic oath and contemporary medicine: dialectic between past ideals and present reality? (Jotterand F) J Med Philos 2005 Feb;30(1):107-28 PMID: 15814370 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-17444408551 04/09/2005       36 Citations
  • Neither Convention nor Constitution--what the debate on stem cell research tells us about the status of the common European ethics. (Schmidt K, Jotterand F, Foppa C) J Med Philos 2004 Oct;29(5):499-508 PMID: 15545113 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-10944261336 11/17/2004       6 Citations
  • The precautionary principle: a dialectical reconsideration. (Engelhardt HT, Jotterand F) J Med Philos 2004 Jun;29(3):301-12 PMID: 15512974 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-10044240510 10/30/2004       14 Citations
  • Medicine as a moral practice: Reconsidering the role of moral agency in the patient-physician relationship (Jotterand F) Internet Journal of Law, Healthcare and Ethics 2003;1(2) SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-55449086711 12/01/2003    
  • Engelhardt, Jr., H.T., Smith, A. & Jotterand, F. (2003). “Institutionalization of Bioethics” in Encyclopedia of the Human Genome (pp. 281-285), David Cooper (Ed.) Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. (Engelhardt, Jr HT, Smith A, Jotterand F) 10/11/2003    
  • Bioethics and the coming age of thresholding. (Jotterand F) Christ Bioeth 2002 Dec;8(3):333-46 PMID: 14533632 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0142182104 10/10/2003    
  • Bioethics in Switzerland (Jotterand F) Annals of Bioethics: Regional Perspectives in Bioethics January 01, 2003:135-145 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84916999713 01/01/2003    
  • Jotterand, F. (2002). “Development and Identity of Swiss Bioethics” in H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. and L. M. Rasmussen (Eds.). Bioethics and Moral Content: National Traditions of Health Care Morality (pp. 121-142). Dordrecht: Kluwer. (Jotterand F ) 10/11/2002    
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