Laura Weiss Roberts, MD
Dr. Roberts is best known for her work on ethical issues and public policy relating to both clinical care and research science. Her research is known for contributing valuable evidence to complex and controversial issues in health policy related to vulnerable populations. A recent focus of her work has been identifying and developing the standards needed to support ethical practices in genetic research, and Dr. Roberts has also gained a national reputation for her success as a mentor and teacher of young scientists.
- Katherine and Stanley McCormick Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine
- MA, 1983, University of Chicago, Conceptual Foundations of Science
- MD, 1988, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Medicine
- Overton E., Appelbaum P. S., Fisher S. R., Dohan D., Roberts L. W., Dunn L. B. (2013). Alternative decision-makers' perspectives on assent and dissent for dementia research. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry, 21(4), 346-354. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2013.01.027
- Dunn L. B., Fisher S. R., Hantke M., Appelbaum P. S., Dohan D., Young J. P., Roberts L. W. (2013). "Thinking about it for somebody else": Alzheimer's disease research and proxy decision makers' translation of ethical principles into practice. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry, 21(4), 337-345. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2012.11.014
- Balon R., Coverdale J., Roberts L.W. (2013). Academic mission revisited: emerging priority of faculty development. Academic Psychiatry, 37(2), 69-71. doi: 10.1176/appi.ap.13010003
- Horwitz R. H., Roberts L. W., Seal D. W., Joseph P., Maschke K. J., Verdier R. I., Nerette S., Pape J. W., Fitzgerald D. W. (2013). Assessing whether consent for a clinical trial is voluntary. Ann Intern Med., 158(3), 222-224. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-158-3-201302050-00025
- Roberts L. W., Termuehlen G. (2013). (Honest) letters of recommendation. Academic Psychiatry, 37(1), 55-59. doi: 10.1176/appi.ap.11100185
- A Deep Sense of Calling
- Aligning Joy
- Balance in Terms of the Arc
- Becoming Chair
- Ethical Grounding
- Ethics is Attunement
- Grant Failure, Career Success
- Handling the Role Strain
- Have a Really Good Day Job
- Informed Consent
- Making Part-Time Work
- What Is the Fundamental Intent?
- Where's the Harm?