Research

Publications


  1. Ladin, K. Deconstructing the education effect: Risk of late-life depression across 10 European Union countries. Journal of Aging and Health. 2008; 20(6):653-670. [pdf]
  2. Ladin, K., Rodrigue, J., Hanto D. Framing Disparities Along the Continuum of Care From Chronic Kidney Disease to Transplantation: Barriers and Interventions. American Journal of Transplantation. 2009; 9(4):669-674. [pdf]
  3. Ladin, K, Daniels, N, Kawachi, I. Exploring the relationship between absolute and relative inequality and late-life depression: Evidence from ten European Countries. The Gerontologist. 2010; 50(1):48-59. [pdf]
  4. Waterman, AD, Rodrigue, JR, Purnell, TS, Ladin, K, Boulware, LE. (2010) Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Live Donor Kidney Transplantation: Priorities for Research and Intervention. Seminars in Nephrology. 2010; 30(1):90-98. [pdf]
  5. Ladin, K and D.W. Hanto. Understanding disparities in transplantation: Do social networks provide the missing clue? American Journal of Transplantation. 2010; 10(3):472-476 [pdf]
  6. Rodrigue JR, Ladin K, Pavlakis M, and Mandelbrot DA. Disclosing recipient information to potential living donors: Preferences of donors and recipients, before and after surgery. American Journal of Transplantation. 2011;11(6):1270-8. [pdf]
  7. Ladin, K and DW Hanto. Rational rationing or discrimination: Balancing equity and efficiency in kidney allocation. American Journal of Transplantation. 2011; 11(11): 2317-2321 [pdf]
  8. Ladin, K. Decomposing differences in utilization of health services between depressed and non-depressed elders in Europe. European Journal of Ageing. 2012; 9(1): 51-64 [pdf]
  9. Ladin, K. and D.W. Hanto. Family physicians' role in discussing organ donation with patients and the public. Virtual Mentor. 2012; 14(3):194-200. [pdf]
  10. Kher, A, Rodrigue JRR, Ajaimy M, Wasilewski M, Ladin K, Mandelbrot DA. Reimbursement for Living Kidney Donor Follow-up Care: How Often Does Donor Insurance Pay? Transplantation. 2012; 94(10): 1049-1051. [pdf]
  11. Ladin, K. and S. Reinhold. Mental health of aging immigrants and native-born men across 11 European countries. Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences. 2013; 68(2): 298-309. [pdf]
  12. Ladin, K. and D.W. Hanto. Rationing Lung Transplants—Procedural Fairness in Allocation and Appeals. New England Journal of Medicine. 2013; 369:599-601. [pdf]
  13. Fischer JS, Butt Z, Friedwald J, Fry-Revere S, Gleason J, Hanneman J, Henderson ML, Ladin K, Mysel H, Penrod D, Preczewski L, Sherman L, Thiessen C, Gordon E. Financial compensation for living kidney donors: Ethical justification for a pilot trial. Between Scylla and Charybdis: charting an ethical course for research into financial incentives for living kidney donation. American Journal of Transplantation. 2015; 15:1180-6. [pdf]
  14. Ladin K, Wang R*, Fleishman A, Boger M, Rodrigue JR. Does social explain community-level differences in organ donor designation? Milbank Quarterly. 2015; 93(3):609-641. [pdf]
  15. Ladin, K. Organ Donation as a Collective Action Problem: Ethical Considerations and Implications for Practice. AMA Journal of Ethics. AMA J Ethics. 2016 Feb 1;18(2):156-62. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2016.18.2.msoc1-1602. [pdf]
  16. Einstein D, Ladin K, Matthew P. The ethical imperative of healthy paternalism in advance-directive discussions at the end-of-life. JAMA Oncology. 2016; Feb 25 doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.6349. [Epub ahead of print]. [pdf]
  17. Ladin K, Lin N, Hahn E, Zhang G, Koch-Weser S, Weiner DE. Engagement in decision-making and patient satisfaction: A qualitative study of older patients' perceptions of dialysis initiation and modality decisions. Nephrology Dialysis Transplant. 2016 (epub ahead of print). doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfw307. [pdf]
  18. Ladin K and DW Hanto. Are geographic disparities in transplantation inherently wrong? Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation. Curr Opin Organ Transplant 2017, 22:000-000 DOI:10.1097/MOT.0000000000000400 (epub ahead of print) [pdf]
  19. Ladin K, Buttafarro K, Hahn E, Koch-Weser S, Weiner DW. "End-of-Life Care? I'm Not Going to Worry About That Yet." Health Literacy Gaps and End-of-Life Planning Among Dialysis Patients. Gerontologist, 2017, Vol. 00, No. 00, 1–10 doi:10.1093/geront/gnw267 Advance Access publication March 10, 2017 [pdf]
  20. Ladin K, Zhang G*, Hanto DW. Geographic Disparities in Liver Availability: Accidents of geography or consequences of poor social policy? American Journal of Transplantation. 2017. DOI: 10.1111/ajt.14301 [Epub ahead of print.]
  21. Ladin K, Daniels A, Osani M, Bannuru RR. Is social support associated with post-transplant medication adherence and outcomes? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Transplantation Reviews. 2017. DOI:10.1016/j.trre.2017.04.001 [Epub ahead of print.]

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Editorials and Comments (Peer-reviewed)

  1. Hanto DW, Ladin, K. Re: Is it always wrong to perform futile CPR? New England Journal of Medicine. 2010; 361(21) 2034-5. [Comment] [pdf]
  2. Ladin, K and DW Hanto. Informed consent: Is more (information) always better? American Journal of Transplantation. 2011; 11(12):2547-2548. [Editorial] [pdf]
  3. Ladin, K and DE Weiner. Better advising older dialysis patients in an era of patient-centered care. American Journal Kidney Diseases. 2015;65(3):372-4. [Editorial]. [pdf]
  4. Mathew P, Einstein DJ, Ladin K. Against "Healthy Paternalism" at the End of Life-Reply. JAMA Oncol. 2016 Jun 1;2(6):833. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.1490 [pdf]
  5. Mittelman M, Thiessen C, Chon WJ, Clayville K, Cronin DC, Fischer JS, Fry-Revere S, Gross J, Hanneman J, Henderson ML, Ladin K, Mysel H, Sherman LA, Willock L, Gordon EJ. Miscommunicating NOTA can be costly to living donors. American Journal of Transplantation. 2016 Sep 6. doi: 10.1111/ajt.14036. [Epub ahead of print] [pdf]

Books chapters

  1. Sepulveda J, Carpenter C, Curan J, Holzemer W, Smits H, Scott K, Orza M (Editors). PEPFAR Implementation: Progress and Promise. 2007. Washington, DC. Institute of Medicine; National Academies Press. (Chapter 2: The U.S. Global AIDS Initiative: Context and Background, p 33-64.)
  2. Ladin, K. "Absolute Deprivation". In William C. Cockerham, Robert Dingwall, and Stella Quah (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior and Society. 2014. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
  3. Ladin, K. "Relative Deprivation". In William C. Cockerham, Robert Dingwall, and Stella Quah (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior and Society. 2014. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
  4. Ladin, K, Wang R, and DW Hanto. "National Healthcare Policy and the Future of Organ Transplantation". In Textbook of Organ Transplantation. Kirk et al. (Editors). September 2014.Wiley Blackwell. [pdf]
  5. Daniels N and Ladin K. "Immigration and Access to Health Care". In Routledge Companion to Bioethics. Arras K, Kukla R, and E. Fenton (Editors). 2014. Taylor & Francis/Routledge. New York.