Joseph Fins, MD, MACP

Full Affiliate Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist


A Descriptive Analysis of Access to Assistive Technology in Children with Acquired Brain Injury: The Right to Assistive Devices
Fins, JJ, Knitter, J, Mukherjee, D, Conti, K, Donleavy-Hiller, B, Gerber, LM, Hersh, JE, Kotorac-Erlbaum, R, Milch, B & Klein, SM 2024, , Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 152-159. https://doi.org/10.1097/HTR.0000000000000876

Brain injury, medical progress, and the disability paradox: Towards an Americans with Abilities Act
Fins, JJ, Shulman, KS, Wright, MS & Shapiro, ZE 2024, , NeuroRehabilitation, vol. 54, no. 1, pp. 141-147. https://doi.org/10.3233/NRE-230118

Identity Theft, Deep Brain Stimulation, and the Primacy of Post-trial Obligations
Fins, JJ, Merner, AR, Wright, MS & Lázaro-Muñoz, G 2024, , Hastings Center Report, vol. 54, no. 1, pp. 34-41. https://doi.org/10.1002/hast.1567

The Scholarly and Pedagogical Benefits of the Legal Laboratory: Lessons from the Consortium for the Advanced Study of Brain Injury at Yale Law School
Shapiro, ZE, Deb, C, Lawrence, C, Golden, AR, Wright, MS, Kraschel, KL & Fins, JJ 2023, , Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 672-683. https://doi.org/10.1017/jme.2023.126

Common Data Elements for Disorders of Consciousness: Recommendations from the Working Group on Hospital Course, Confounders, and Medications
Curing Coma Campaign, its contributing members 2023, , Neurocritical Care, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 586-592. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12028-023-01803-4

Thalamic deep brain stimulation in traumatic brain injury: a phase 1, randomized feasibility study
Schiff, ND, Giacino, JT, Butson, CR, Choi, EY, Baker, JL, O’Sullivan, KP, Janson, AP, Bergin, M, Bronte-Stewart, HM, Chua, J, DeGeorge, L, Dikmen, S, Fogarty, A, Gerber, LM, Krel, M, Maldonado, J, Radovan, M, Shah, SA, Su, J, Temkin, N, Tourdias, T, Victor, JD, Waters, A, Kolakowsky-Hayner, SA, Fins, JJ, Machado, AG, Rutt, BK & Henderson, JM 2023, , Nature Medicine, vol. 29, no. 12, pp. 3162-3174. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-023-02638-4

Common Data Elements for Disorders of Consciousness: Recommendations from the Working Group on Neuroimaging
and the Curing Coma Campaign and its Contributing Members 2023, , Neurocritical Care, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 611-617. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12028-023-01794-2

Standards and Ethics Issues in the Determination of Death: A Position Paper From the American College of Physicians
American College of Physicians Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee 2023, , Annals of Internal Medicine, vol. 176, no. 9, pp. 1245-1250. https://doi.org/10.7326/M23-1361

DeCamp, M, Fins, JJ & Sulmasy, LS 2023, , CHEST, vol. 163, no. 5, pp. e249-e250. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2023.01.032

Daniel Callahan’s Decade of Doubt
Shulman, KS & Fins, JJ 2023, , Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 249-266. https://doi.org/10.1353/pbm.2023.0022

Pain Management, Disorders of Consciousness, and Tort Law: An Emergent Tort to Fix a Longstanding Injustice
Shapiro, ZE & Fins, JJ 2023, , Indiana Law Journal, vol. 98, no. 3, pp. 693-720.

Bioethics, Ukraine, and the Peril of Silence
Fins, JJ 2023, , Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0963180122000238

Ethics Along the Continuum of Research Involving Persons with Disorders of Consciousness
and the Curing Coma Campaign and its contributing members 2023, , Neurocritical Care, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 565-577. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12028-023-01708-2

La consultoría ética. Hacia un modelo español aplicable y sostenible
Altisent, R & Fins, JJ 2023, , Revista clinica espanola, vol. 223, no. 1, pp. 58-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rce.2022.11.003

Physician attitudes about disorders of consciousness: Good facts make for good ethics
Fins, JJ 2023, , Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, vol. 65, no. 12, pp. 1549-1550. https://doi.org/10.1111/dmcn.15619

Prognostic humility and ethical dilemmas after severe brain injury: Summary, recommendations, and qualitative analysis of Curing Coma Campaign virtual event proceedings
Kreitzer, N, Murtaugh, B, Creutzfeldt, C, Fins, JJ, Manley, G, Sarwal, A & Dangayach, N 2023, , Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, vol. 17, 1128656, pp. 1128656. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2023.1128656

Cognitive Motor Dissociation: Gap Analysis and Future Directions
Claassen, J, Kondziella, D, Alkhachroum, A, Diringer, M, Edlow, BL, Fins, JJ, Gosseries, O, Hannawi, Y, Rohaut, B, Schnakers, C, Stevens, RD, Thibaut, A & Monti, M 2024, , Neurocritical Care, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 81-98. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12028-023-01769-3

Toward a Social Bioethics Through Interpretivism: A Framework for Healthcare Ethics
Dougherty, RJ & Fins, JJ 2023, , Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0963180123000452

Subject and Family Perspectives from the Central Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation Trial for Traumatic Brain Injury: Part II
Fins, JJ, Wright, MS, Shulman, KS, Henderson, JM & Schiff, ND 2023, , Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0963180123000518

Correction: Common Data Elements for Disorders of Consciousness: Recommendations from the Working Group on Physiology and Big Data (Neurocritical Care, (2023), 39, 3, (593-599), 10.1007/s12028-023-01846-7)
The Curing Coma Campaign and its Contributing Members 2024, , Neurocritical Care, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 382-383. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12028-023-01894-z