2023 Media Appearances

Patient Versus Algorithm,” The Regulatory Review, July 4, 2023

SCOTUS clarifies ‘undue hardship’ defense in Title VII religious bias cases,” Westlaw Today, June 29, 2023

Federal HIPAA law expert reacts to the hundreds of medical files found dumped in the trash,” ABC 6, Columbus, June 8, 2023

With threat of COVID on the decline, out-of-pocket costs for testing, treatment expected to rise,” WEWS Channel 5 News, May 12, 2023

Zest Pediatric Network offers alternative way to practice care,” Crain’s Cleveland, April 14, 2023

Changing Work Hours,” The Intelligencer: Wheeling News-Register, March 27, 2023

Tensions still high in the air as fights, outbursts draw attention to unruly passengers,” Dallas News, March 11, 2023

Turn over new pages at Cleveland Jewish Book Festival,” Cleveland Jewish News, March 3, 2023

Should workers of a certain age be required to undergo competency testing?” Spectrum News, Feb. 17, 2023

President Joe Biden’s Physical Exam Shows Him in Good Health With a Few Minor Issues,” Healthline, Feb. 16, 2023

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott calls diversity efforts ‘illegal,’ tells state agencies to stop,” ABC News, Feb. 10, 2023

Bill to extend working hours for Ohio teens reintroduced by lawmakers,” WEWS Channel 5 News, Feb. 6, 2023

New Laws Benefit Pregnant Workers and Breastfeeding Parents,” Verywell Family, January 18, 2023

“Why advisors should make plans well before they experience cognitive decline,” Globe and Mail, Jan. 10, 2023

Idling Boston Shot Mandate for Unions Weighed by Top State Court,” Bloomberg Law, Jan. 6, 2023

2022 Media Appearances

Suit Alleging Breach of Patient Data have General Counsel on Defense,” Law.com, December 15, 2022

State appeals court revives lawsuit challenging university’s COVID vaccine mandate,” WOUB Public Media, December 2, 2022

Expert Insight on Financial Planning for Retirement,” MoneyGeek, November 29, 2022

Yes, You Can Clone Your Pet, But Do You Want To?Next Avenue, November 17, 2022 (Reprinted in MarketWatch and elsewhere).

HHS Seeks to Prevent Discrimination by Clinical Algorithms,” Medscape, November 1, 2022

Punching In: Starbucks Union Suit Paused Over Subpoena Dispute,” Bloomberg Law, October 31, 2022

Cleveland doctor, who said COVID-19 vax makes people magnetic, under state investigation,” WEWS Channel 5 News, October 28, 2022

The AI Health Care Dilemma,” The Regulatory Review, October 22, 2022

11 Ways to Save on Dental Care,” AARP, October 19, 2022

Charlottesville City Council gets new personnel policies in wake of employee attending Jan. 6 Capitol invasion,” The Daily Progress, October 18, 2022

Off the Shelf,” Harvard Magazine, Sept-Oct 2022

Ask the Experts” (addressing personal injury protection), WalletHub, September 28, 2022

Wednesday Was Black Women’s Equal Pay Day,” WEWS Channel 5 News, Sept. 22, 2022

Senators want stricter rules to protect privacy of patients seeking abortion services,Nevada Current, Sept. 20, 2022

The Right’s Answer to the ACLU Takes on Leftist Racial Discrimination, National Review, Sept. 13, 2022

Discrimination lawsuit: Ohio same-sex couple claim insurers denied infertility coverage,” NBC4, September 1, 2022

Travel Benefits for Abortion Growing Quickly Among Employers,” SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management), August 24, 2022

The vital lesson Roe v Wade can teach UK pro-lifers,” Christian Today, August 19, 2022

How Biden’s executive order on abortion rights will impact Ohio,” WEWS Channel 5 News, August 4, 2022 (also ran on Cincinnati station & Ohio Capital Journal)

“’As an Ohioan, I’m scared.’ Will life-at-fertilization laws hurt in vitro practices?” Columbus Dispatch, July 28, 2022.

Ohio attorney general said 10-year-old rape victim could have had abortion in Ohio, but state law isn’t clear,” WEWS Channel 5 News, July 14, 2022

Biden Issues Executive Order to Protect Abortion Access: What Experts Think,” Healthline, July 11, 2022

Privacy fears emerge over corporate policies covering travel for abortion,” ABC News, July 8, 2022

Live TV interview about employers covering abortion costs for employees, Newsy, July 7, 2022

How strong are HIPAA protections in a post-Roe world?” Politico, July 7, 2022 (picked up by numerous other media sources)

Companies could face hurdles covering abortion travel costs,” AP News, July 5, 2022 (picked up by numerous other media sources)

How companies offering to cover travel for out-of-state abortions might work,” NPR, July 5, 2022

Ohio Supreme Court dismisses lawsuits that sought to prevent enactment of COVID-19 public health mandates,” Crain’s Cleveland Business, June 10, 2022.

Dear Ohio: What overturning Roe v. Wade could mean for medical liberty,” Spectrum News 1 Podcast, May 18, 2022

Mariner East Pipeline has sparked a boom in fracked gas exports from Philly region,” The Daily Item, May 15, 2022

Technology Can Help Keep You Healthier and Happier,” Washington Post, May 5, 2022

Hospitals on Edge as States Scrap Covid Emergency Declarations,” Bloomberg Law, May 3, 2022

Uncertainties on Future Use of Study Participants’ Data,” 38 Medical Ethics Advisor 60-62 (April 2022)

UH’s Hoffman updates ‘Aging with a Plan’,” Heights Observer, April 29, 2022

Experts: Husel case stirring discussion, but unlikely to drastically change critical careColumbus Dispatch, April 22, 2022

Could Ohio implement new public health orders after legislation limits powers?Spectrum News, Apr. 21, 2022

To Mask Or Not to Mask: How to Decide Where to Wear a Facial Covering,” Heathline, April 18, 2022

3News Investigates: Middleburg Heights surgeon faces discipline for alleged sexual misconduct with teen over a decade ago,” WKYC News, April 14, 2022

Here’s why people are still flipping out on airliners,” CNBC, April 7, 2022

Class-action lawsuit filed against Akron Children’s Hospital over vaccine mandate firings,” WEWS Channel 5 News, April 1, 2022

Class action lawsuit challenges firing of 66 unvaccinated workers at Akron Children’s,” Akron Beacon Journal, April 1, 2022

Is Aging a Disease or a Natural Process?” Elemental, March 31, 2022

Medical Payments Coverage (MedPay),” WalletHub, March 24, 2022

AI Robots for the Elderly Mean Well, but Raise Ethical Issues,” Lifewire, March 21, 2022

“Aging with a Plan,Boomers Today, March 11, 2022

Aging in Place,” MoneyGeek, March 11, 2022

How to Choose and Pay For Senior Care,” MoneyGeek, March 11, 2022

How Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Could Cause a COVID-19 Spike in Europe,” Healthline, March 1, 2022.

Dual DegreesSetting the Scene Podcast, February 11, 2022

CDC website offers blank vaccine cards for download, despite fraud worries,” Grid, February 7, 2022

Fake vaccine cards are everywhere. It’s a public health nightmare,” Grid, January 25, 2022

Attack that calls GOP House member a socialist is wrong that a bill would create a tracking database,” PolitiFact, January 19, 2022

Biden expected to look for “more traditional routes” for vaccine mandates,” MSNBC Meet the Press Daily with Chick Todd, January 14, 2022

Case Western professor weighs in after Supreme Court blocks vaccine mandate for large businesses,” WEWS Channel 5 News, January 13, 2022

Fact check: False Claim that Nuremberg Code prohibits mas mandates,” USA Today, January 13, 2021

Four Ohio universities sued by students, employees challenging schools’ COVID-19 policies,” Columbus Dispatch, January 8, 2021

Interview with Chuck Todd about Supreme Court arguments regarding Biden vaccine mandates, MSNBC Meet the Press Daily with Chuck Todd, January 7, 2022

State of Emergency for COVID: Why Officials Are Using the Declaration to Address Rising Infections,” Health.com, January 6, 2022

Supreme Court Holds Special Session to Rule on Federal COVID Vaccine Mandate,” The Vaccine Reaction, January 4, 2022

Group of parents consider legal action in response to Avon Lake schools’ mask mandate,” Channel 3 News, January 4, 2022.

2021 Media Appearances

High Court Vaccine Mandate Case Puts Agency Power to the Test,” Bloomberg Law, December 29, 2021.

OU students file suit against university vaccine requirement,” The Athens News, December 29, 2021

Omicron prompts rethink of vaccine impact, COVID-19 mandates: Morning Brief,” yahoo!finance, December 29, 2021

Ohio Attorney General to continue legal pushback against OSHA COVID-19 vaccine and testing mandate,” Fox 8 News, December 20, 2021

With omicron landing in the US, do retailers actually need the vaccine mandate?RetailDive, December 6, 2021.

University Hospitals backtracks on COVID-19 vaccine requirement after judge blocks mandate,” Channel 19 News, December 2, 2021

UH, Cleveland Clinic halt vaccine policy for caregivers after judge blocks vaccine mandate,” WEWS Channel 5 News, December 2, 2021

More employers stripping benefits, charging unvaccinated workers following OSHA mandate,” WEWS Channel 5 News, November 24, 2021

NRF wins stay against Biden’s vaccine mandate,” RetailDive, November 15, 2021

Disparities in global vaccination rates pose serious questions for ethicists,” WCPN Sound of Ideas, November 11, 2021.

Northeast Ohio businesses prep for COVID-19 vaccine mandate, though not all businesses like it,” Cleveland.com, Nov. 4, 2021

Not their jam — Dozens of people protest Smuckers vaccine mandate,” WEWS Channel 5 News, October 21, 2021

Cleveland Clinic and UH requiring transplant patients to be vaccinated,” WEWS Channel 5 News, October 8, 2021

Parents file lawsuits against 4 Northeast Ohio school districts regarding mask mandates,” WEWS Channel 5 News, October 5, 2021

Bomberos en la línea de batalla se resisten a los mandatos de vacunación contra covid,” Kaiser Health News, September 27, 2021

Why firefighters are fighting Covid vaccine mandates,” NBC News, September 25, 2021

What if parents are divided on vaccinating the kids?WEWS Channel 5 News, September 20, 2021

Vaccine mandates: How sincere is a ‘sincerely held belief’?The Christian Science Monitor, September 20, 2021

Few options available for employees who don’t want vaccine, expert says,” WEWS Channel 5 News, September 17, 2021

Inside Edition takes heat for outing NYC restaurants not enforcing vaccine mandates…most are not!BizPac Review, September 17, 2021

“‘How do you enforce this?’ Biden’s vaccine mandate to face legal challenges,”  FOX News Channel 8, September 10, 2021

Gov. DeWine says Biden’s vaccine mandate is a ‘mistake’ despite saying it’s ‘best tool to stop COVID-19’,” WEWS Channel 5 News, September 10, 2021

Biden’s vaccine mandate likely to be difficult to enforce while drawing legal challenges,” WEWS Channel 5 News, September 9, 2021

“As COVID rise continues, some Columbus-area businesses ask customers to mask up again,” Columbus Dispatch, August 31, 2021

If You Live in the Phoenix Area, There’s a Good Chance the Cop You’re Talking to Isn’t VaccinatedPhoenix New Times, August 27, 2021

Will FDA’s full approval of Pfizer’s vaccine lead to more business mandates?, WKYC Channel 3 News, August 23, 2021

There’s a crisis in Alabama hospitals. Here’s why you can’t see it,” AL.com, August 23, 2021

“Black Market for Fake COVID-19 Vaccination Cards Flourishing,” US News & World Report, Aug. 20, 2021

Judges Link Probation to Vaccination,” Newsy, August 18, 2021

Why Apple, Google, and Others Are Changing Strategies to Combat Covid Crisis,” Forbes, July 29, 2021

UCHealth, Denver Health, Banner Health to require vaccinations for all employees,” Denver 7 News, July 28, 2021

New pandemic law takes effect; experts say it undermines public health,” WEWS Channel 5 News, June 23, 2021

How businesses are handling mask guidelines at this point in the pandemic,” Marketplace, June 23, 2021

Vax-A-Million Ends But More Than 50% Of Ohioans Remain Unvaccinated,” WCPN Ideastream, Jun 23, 2021

Newburgh Heights mayor stands by COVID-19 vaccine requirement for city employees,” WEWS Channel 5 News, June 8, 2021

How much does the Covid vaccine cost? It’s free. Really.WEWS Channel 5 News, June 2, 2021

Businesses reserve the right to enforce mask mandates past June 2, legal experts say,” WEWS Channel 5 News, May 29, 2021

Vaccine hesitancy in law enforcement puts public at risk,” KMGH TV (Denver), May 28, 2021

Masks Off? How CDC Rules Are Playing Out in a Half-Vaccinated Country,” Courthouse News, May 25, 2021

Workplaces, Schools, Concerts: Where You Might Have to Show Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination,” Healthline, May 24, 2021

Whose choice is it, anyway? Debates heat up between parents and teens about vaccines,” WEWS Channel 5 News, May 20, 2021.

Are Employers That Ditch Mask Mandates Liable for COVID-19 Infections at Work?Bill of Health (a Harvard Law School blog), May 19, 2021

‘It’s an honor system’: Local businesses decide to follow new CDC guidance on masks,WEWS Channel 5 News, May 17, 2021

Mask mandates may be ending but not mask politics,” Sinclair Broadcast Group (picked up by approximately 100 syndicates), May 17, 2021

Only a third of LMPD report receiving COVID-19 vaccine,”  Spectrum News 1, May 13, 2021.

Many police officers spurn coronavirus vaccines as departments hold off on mandates,” Washington Post, May 2, 2021

Feds Address Covid-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in the Wake of J&J Pause,” Courthouse News Service, April 17, 2021

Can We Take a Family Vacation If Our Kids Haven’t Received the COVID-19 Vaccine Yet?” Conde Nast Traveler, April 8, 2021

Ashland County restaurant owner’s decision to go mask-less upheld by judge,” WEWS Channel 5 News, April 7, 2021

Coronavirus vaccine passports beg the question: Who should know whether you’ve gotten the shot?” Cleveland.com, April 3, 2021

Law Professor Believes Digital Records Could Keep Fake Vaccination Cards off the Market,” WEWS News, Yahoo News, April 2, 2021

Will I have to get a Vaccine Passport?” FOX 8 News, March 30, 2021

Several cruise lines require vaccines, but not everybody is on board,” Travel Weekly, March 29, 2021

Expert Roundup:  Advice to Mitigate the Effects of Coronavirus,” OutsideHow, March 22, 2021

Vaccine Passports Raise Inequality Concerns,” Arirang TV (South Korea), March 19, 2021

‘Vaccine passports’ shouldn’t be a passport to undue risk: experts,” VnExpress International (Vietnam), March 18, 2021

What to Know About FMLA During the Coronavirus Pandemic,” U.S News & World Report, March 11, 2021

Rabbi Adler of Beth El-The Heights Synagogue dies at 84,” Cleveland Jewish News, March 7, 2021

How many Alabama teachers are getting COVID vaccinations?” Alabama.com, March 9, 2021

Vaccine passports’ will help you travel abroad this year. But they won’t be without their challenges,” CNBC, March 5, 2021

Proposed COVID-19 ‘Vaccine Passports’ Raise Ethical, Discrimination Fears,” Sputnik, Feb. 26, 2021.

COVID-19 Vaccines Are Free, So Why Are You Asked For Insurance Information?WCPN Ideastream, Feb. 16, 2021.

Three cruise lines are requiring vaccinations. Will others follow?” Travel Weekly, Feb. 6, 2021.

How Did Ohio Decide Who Is First In Line For The COVID-19 Vaccine?WCPN Ideastream, Feb. 3, 2021

Barley House in Cleveland to have liquor license revoked due to repeated violations of state health orders; owners plan to appeal,” WKYC News, Jan. 28, 2021

It’s definitely not easy.’ How flight attendants are handling travel during COVID-19,” National Geographic, Jan. 26, 2021

Ohio’s vaccine rollout slowly opening COVID-19 shots to new residents while success in other states is mixed,” Channel 5 News, Jan. 18, 2021

No vaccine, no service:’ How vaccinations may affect travel plans in the future,” CNBC, Jan. 14, 2021

Hey, doc? How will I prove I got the COVID-19 vaccine? Where will I need proof?Cincinnati Enquirer, Jan. 13, 2021

Businesses, employers, airlines, and more all within their rights to mandate vaccines,” Channel 5 News, Jan. 11, 2021

Why Concierge Doctors are the Only Way to Go,” Avenue Magazine, Jan. 6, 2021

Older Media Appearances

Radio & Television Appearances

Channel 5 News (11/22/2019)

Channel 3 News (07/19/2019)

Sound of Ideas (07/15/2019)

Channel 19 News (07/11/2019)

Channel 5 News (05/31/2019)

Channel 19 News (05/02/2019)

Channel 5 News (04/24/2019)

Channel 5 News (12/28/2018)

Channel 3 News (12/27/2018)

The Sound of Ideas (08/03/2017)

The Sound of Ideas (01/03/2017)

Caregiver SOS, San Antonio (08/07/2016)

Why? Radio,  “How to Think Philosophically About Aging,” North Dakota (04/11/2016)

WKAR Current State, Lansing, MI (09/21/2015)

The Sound of Ideas (08/03/2015)

WKYC – Channel 3 – Cleveland “Golden Opportunities” (07/26/2015):

You the Owner’s Manual with Dr. Michael Roizen (06/27/2015)

Senior Voice America – Tampa, Florida (06/08/2015)

Fox 8, “‘Very disturbing’: Websites selling doctored notes, fake hospital wristbands,” (04/28/2015)

Newspaper & Magazines

Move Over, Iron Man. A Real-Life Power Suit Helped This Paralyzed Grandmother Learn to Run,” Leaps Magazine (1/21/2020)

The market, not politicians, could solve the health care crisis,” The Colorado Gazette (12/22/2019)

Dr. Drugstore Will See You Now,” Managed Care Magazine (11/6/2019)

FDA: Deliveries Of Scarce Childhood Cancer Drug Due To Resume Later In October, But Shortages May Continue For Months,” Forbes (10/16/2019)

Patients Leaving AMA Require Good Communication to Avoid Liability,” Healthcare Risk Management (Sept. 2019 issue)

Are High-Dose Painkillers Ordered? Ethics Can Prevent Harm, Conflicts, Legal Disasters,” Medical Ethics Advisor (Sept. 2019 issue)

Dismembered Limbs, Head Sewn Onto the Wrong Body Allegedly Found in Raid on Arizona Body-Donation Company,” Time (07/26/2019)

Colleges, High Schools Prep Replacements for Connecticut’s Aging Workforce,” New Haven Register (07/14/2019)

Ottawa County Commissioner, Two Firefighters Face Misconduct Charges,” Toledo Blade (06/16/ 2019)

Despite 2-Year-Old State Law, Arizona’s Body Donation Industry Still Unregulated,” Arizona Republic (06/10/2019)

Senior Hunger Surges As Boomers Swell the Ranks Of The Nation’s Elderly,” Forbes (05/29/ 2019)

How to Close the Physician Gender Pay Gap,” Medical Economics Magazine (04/18/2019)

Expert Interview on Big Data and Medicine, Telescope Magazine (01/31/2019)

“Will the New Hospital Pricing Transparency Law Be Effective?”  The Legal Examiner (01/14/2019)

There’s a Better Way to Do Step Therapy,” Managed Care Magazine, November 21, 2018

Drugmakers Faced Manufacturing Dilemma During Hurricane Florence,” Becker’s Hospital Review (9/19/2018)

Three Cheers for Fairway Pointe Apartments,” The Post-Journal, September 15, 2018

Maryalene LaPonsie, “7 Options for Affordable Dental Care,” U.S. News & World Report, July 26, 2018

Melissa Brown, “Since 2016, Montgomery Has Paid over $250K to Cops Accused of Crimes,” Montgomery Advertiser, May 22, 2018

Preparing for the ‘Silver Tsunami’: Law Professor Suggests How to Address Nation’s Looming Health-Care and Economic Crisis Caused by Surging Baby-Boom Population,” Science Daily, May 14, 2018

Terry DeMio and Kate Murphy, “When Does Bad Behavior Turn into Sexual Harassment?” Cincinnati Enquirer, February 28, 2018

“EDs Expect ‘Explosion’ in EMR-related Malpractice Litigation” ED Legal Letter (June 2017)

Are you ready to be a caregiver?Washington Post, (June 28, 2017)

“Big Data in Healthcare: Privacy Is Major Ethical Concern,” 33 Medical Ethics Advisor 43 (April 2017)

Lori Kurtzman & Mike Wagner, “Chronic Pain’s Emotional Toll Can Lead to Suicide,” Columbus Dispatch, September 4, 2016

“Big Data in Healthcare: Privacy Is Major Ethical Concern,” Medical Ethics Advisor (April 2017)

A. K. Whitney, “I Needed to Find Care for My Elderly Aunt. What I Found Was an Eldercare Crisis.” Washington Post (03/22/16)

Reprinted in:

Jon Gorey, “Why Living in a 55-Plus Community May be Better for Your Health,” Boston Globe (03/13/2016)

The Jewish Advocate, “Lifting the Taboo on End of Life Conversations,” (12/25/2015)

The Cleveland Sun Press (07/07/2015)

The Cleveland Jewish News (06/02/2015)

Robert Higgs, “Pot-Legalization Push Raises Work Questions for Ohio’s Businesses” Cleveland Plain Dealer (06/04/2015)

Blogs & websites

Using ASCO’s Clinical Database for Commercial Research Raises Questions, Ethicists Say,” Medscape (05/31/2019)

Pittsburghers Weigh in as Social Security Mulls Using Social Media to Help Vet Disability Claims,” Public Source (05/20/2019)

What to Know About Concierge Medicine,” AARP (04/25/2019)

Arbitration Pacts Dented by Amazon Transpo Worker Ruling,” Law360 (04/24/2019)

How your health information is sold and turned into ‘risk scores’,” Politico (02/03/2019)

Regulate Now or Regulate Later,” The Week in Health Law Podcast (12/16/2018)

How Do We Fight Ageism?” My Communicator (Fall 2018)

Gradually Putting the Brakes on Driving,” AARP.org (10/24/2018). Also appears in Spanish

In Florence’s Path, Drug Plants avoided Worst-Case Scenarios,” STAT (09/17/2018)

Balkinization (A Yale Law School blog), November 1, 2018

Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Data: The Need for A New Anti-Discrimination Mandate,”

Joseph Burns, “There’s a Better Way to Do Step Therapy,” Managed Care Magazine, November 21, 2018

Larry Bleiberg, “Gradually Putting the Brakes on Driving,” AARP, October 24, 2018.  Also appeared in Spanish

Harrison Cook, Drugmakers Faced Manufacturing Dilemma during Hurricane Florence: 3 Things to Know, Becker’s Hospital Review, September 19, 2018

Max Blau, “In Florence’s Path, Drug Plants Avoided Worst-Case Scenarios, STAT, September 17, 2018

‘Step therapy’ approach to lowering health-care costs raises concerns, writes law professor,” Medicalxpress.com, February 20, 2018

The Rise of the DTC Pharmacy,” WARC, September 4, 2018

Alessandra Potenza, “To Save Money, My Insurance Company Forced Me to Try Drugs that Didn’t Work,” The Verge, June 22, 2018

The Americans with Disabilities Act and Discrimination Based on Predictive Health DataBill of Health, March 20, 2017

The Faculty Lounge (1/5/2017)

Bill of Health (Harvard Law School blog 12/20/2016)

Protecting Your Parents’ Finances,” Moneygeek

The Retirement Café (03/22/2016)

Retirement Journeys (05/04/2016)

McKnight’s Senior Living (09/08/2015)

Faith in an Unconventional Approach to Find Care,” The Caregiver’s Voice (12/25/2016)

How to Become a Member of Your Own Medical Team,Healthy Aging (08/06/2015)


Fifty Plus Life (05/29/2015)

Cleveland.com (06/03/2015)

The Faculty Lounge (07/07/2015)

Life Matters Media (07/01/2015)

American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics (06/03/2015)

Hamilton and Giffin on Rights