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Stephen O. Sodeke

TitleResident Bioethicist & Professor of Bioethics
Faculty RankProfessor
InstitutionTuskegee University
DepartmentCenter for Biomedical Research & Modern Languages, Communication, and Philosophy
AddressTuskegee University
National Center for Bioethics in Research & Health Care
Box 44-107
Tuskegee AL 36088
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    Dr. Sodeke’s research interests includes research ethics, population ethics, neuroethics, cross-cultural
    bioethics; community bioethics and issues related to community-based participatory research approach,
    health and human rights; ethical issues in health and health outcomes disparities, and in research with
    vulnerable populations in the United States and the developing world.

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    1. East KM, Kelley WV, Cannon A, Cochran ME, Moss IP, May T, Nakano-Okuno M, Sodeke SO, Edberg JC, Cimino JJ, Fouad M, Curry WA, Hurst ACE, Bowling KM, Thompson ML, Bebin EM, Johnson RD, Cooper GM, Might M, Barsh GS, Korf BR. A state-based approach to genomics for rare disease and population screening. Genet Med. 2021 04; 23(4):777-781. PMID: 33244164.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Nobis N, Sodeke S. Making Ethics Happen: Addressing Injustice in Health Inequalities. Am J Bioeth. 2020 05; 20(4):100-101. PMID: 32208085.
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    3. May T, Cannon A, Moss IP, Nakano-Okuno M, Hardy S, Miskell EL, Kelley WV, Curry W, East KM, Acemgil A, Schach J, Sodeke SO, Fouad MN, Johnson RD, Cimino J, Richards JL, Knight SJ, Korf B. Recruiting diversity where it exists: The Alabama Genomic Health Initiative. J Genet Couns. 2020 06; 29(3):471-478. PMID: 32220047.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Behring M, Hale K, Ozaydin B, Grizzle WE, Sodeke SO, Manne U. Inclusiveness and ethical considerations for observational, translational, and clinical cancer health disparity research. Cancer. 2019 12 15; 125(24):4452-4461. PMID: 31502259.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    5. May T, Nakano-Okuno M, Kelley WV, East K, Moss IP, Sodeke S, Korf B, Barsh G. Return of raw data in genomic testing and research: ownership, partnership, and risk-benefit. Genet Med. 2020 01; 22(1):12-14. PMID: 31312044.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Ofili EO, Schanberg LE, Hutchinson B, Sogade F, Fergus I, Duncan P, Hargrove J, Artis A, Onyekwere O, Batchelor W, Williams M, Oduwole A, Onwuanyi A, Ojutalayo F, Cross JA, Seto TB, Okafor H, Pemu P, Immergluck L, Foreman M, Mensah EA, Quarshie A, Mubasher M, Baker A, Ngare A, Dent A, Malouhi M, Tchounwou P, Lee J, Hayes T, Abdelrahim M, Sarpong D, Fernandez-Repollet E, Sodeke SO, Hernandez A, Thomas K, Dennos A, Smith D, Gbadebo D, Ajuluchikwu J, Kong BW, McCollough C, Weiler SR, Natter MD, Mandl KD, Murphy S. The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) Cardiovascular Implementation Study (CVIS): A Research Registry Integrating Social Determinants to Support Care for Underserved Patients. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 05 10; 16(9). PMID: 31083298.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Sodeke SO. Introduction. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2019; 30(4S):vi-x. PMID: 31735711.
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    8. Sodeke SO, Powell LR. Paying Tribute to Henrietta Lacks at Tuskegee University and at The Virginia Henrietta Lacks Commission, Richmond, Virginia. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2019; 30(4S):1-11. PMID: 31735712.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    9. Afolabi MOS, Sodeke SO. Public Health Disaster-Related Research: A Solidaristic Ethical Prism for Understanding Funders' Duties. Am J Bioeth. 2018 Nov; 18(11):37-39. PMID: 30475178.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    10. Afolabi MOS, Sodeke SO. Reconciling Competence and Consent in Opioid-Dependence Research: The Value of Vulnerability Rhetoric. Am J Bioeth. 2017 12; 17(12):48-50. PMID: 29148934.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Afolabi MOS, Sodeke SO. A Multifaceted Approach Is Needed to Respond to the Plight of Bioethicists in Accessing Literature. Am J Bioeth. 2017 10; 17(10):37-39. PMID: 29020558.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    12. Sodeke SO, Wilson WD. Integrative Bioethics is a Bridge-Builder Worth Considering to Get Desired Results. Am J Bioeth. 2017 09; 17(9):30-32. PMID: 28829263.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Sodeke SO. Commentary on "Discussing Advance Care Planning and Directives in the General Population". South Med J. 2017 09; 110(9):569-570. PMID: 28863220.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Seijo E, Lima D, Iriabho E, Almeida J, Monico J, Echeverri M, Gutierrez S, Flores I, Lee JH, Fisher K, Grizzle WE, Sica GL, Butler C, Hicks C, Meade CD, Sodeke SO, Moroz K, Coppola D, Munoz-Antonia T. Construction and Validation of a Multi-Institutional Tissue Microarray of Invasive Ductal Carcinoma From Racially and Ethnically Diverse Populations. Cancer Control. 2016 Oct; 23(4):383-389. PMID: 27842327.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Sodeke SO, Yates CC. Shared Governance Embedded in Population Ethics Can Enhance Health Equity Research at Both Micro and Macro Levels. Am J Bioeth. 2016 10; 16(10):64-6. PMID: 27653407.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Sodeke S. Using the IRB Harmonization and Reliance Document Can Reduce Review and Regulatory Delays for the Benefit of All. Am J Bioeth. 2016 08; 16(8):46-8. PMID: 27366850.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Sehovic I, Gwede CK, Meade CD, Sodeke S, Pentz R, Quinn GP. A Web-Based Platform for Educating Researchers About Bioethics and Biobanking. J Cancer Educ. 2016 Jun; 31(2):397-404. PMID: 25773136.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Sodeke S. Bioethics Skill Sets Can Work, But It Would Take Moral Courage to Apply Them and Get Desired Results. Am J Bioeth. 2016; 16(4):19-21. PMID: 26982914.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Wells KJ, Lima DS, Meade CD, Muñoz-Antonia T, Scarinci I, McGuire A, Gwede CK, Pledger WJ, Partridge E, Lipscomb J, Matthews R, Matta J, Flores I, Weiner R, Turner T, Miele L, Wiese TE, Fouad M, Moreno CS, Lacey M, Christie DW, Price-Haywood EG, Quinn GP, Coppola D, Sodeke SO, Green BL, Lichtveld MY. Assessing needs and assets for building a regional network infrastructure to reduce cancer related health disparities. Eval Program Plann. 2014 Jun; 44:14-25. PMID: 24486917.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    20. Sodeke SO. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. Introduction. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Nov; 23(4 Suppl):1-4. PMID: 23124494.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    21. Sodeke SO. Tuskegee University experience challenges conventional wisdom: is integrative bioethics practice the new ethics for the public's health? J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Nov; 23(4 Suppl):15-33. PMID: 23124497.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    22. Sodeke S, Turner T, Tarver W. The ethics of good communication in a complex research partnership. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2010 Aug; 21(3 Suppl):35-45. PMID: 20675944.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    23. Carter VL, Sodeke SO, Turner T. Introduction. The 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Tuskegee University National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2010 Aug; 21(3 Suppl):1-2. PMID: 20675939.
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    24. Price CC, Sodeke SO. Letter to the Editor: End-of-life care and racial disparities: all social and health care sectors must respond! Am J Bioeth. 2006 Sep-Oct; 6(5):W33-4. PMID: 16997805.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    25. Sodeke SO. Protection of human subjects and scientific progress: can the two be reconciled? Hastings Cent Rep. 2006 Jan-Feb; 36(1):5; author reply 8-9. PMID: 16544826.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    26. Sodeke SO. An "opting in" paradigm for organ procurement for kidney transplantation? A community based participatory approach is a different view, and a softer approach. Am J Bioeth. 2004; 4(4):48-50; discussion W35-7. PMID: 16192206.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    27. Sodeke S. Protecting vulnerable populations: Tuskegee's National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care is helping to pioneer participatory methods. Prot Hum Subj. 2003; (9):8-9. PMID: 16178112.
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