Selected Publications

Opel D, Schwartz JL, Omer S, Silverman R, Duchin J, Kodish E, Diekema D, Marcuse E, Orenstein W. “Achieving an Optimal Childhood Vaccine Policy,” JAMA Pediatrics, 2017. (Link)

Caplan AL, Schwartz JL. “Ethics,” in Plotkin's Vaccines. S.A. Plotkin, W. Orenstein, P. Offit, and K. Edwards (eds.); 7th Edition, Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2018, 1631-1637, (6th edition, 2012, pp. 1508-1513; 5th Edition, 2008, pp. 1683-1688). (Link) (Link to full text of 6th edition)

Schwartz JL. “A Broader Bioethics: Topic Selection and the Impact of National Bioethics Commissions,” Hastings Center Report, 2017, 47(S1). (Link)

Schmidt H, Schwartz JL. “The Missions of National Commissions: Mapping the Forms and Functions of Bioethics Advisory Bodies,” Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, 2016, 26(4). (Link)

Schwartz JL. “Fifty Years of Expert Advice – Pharmaceutical Regulation and the Legacy of the Drug Efficacy Study,” New England Journal of Medicine, 2016, 375(21). (Link)

Schwartz, JL. "The Uncertain Future of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination School Requirements," Pediatrics, 2016, 138(6). (Link)

Bernstein S, North A, Schwartz JL, Niccolai L. “State-level Voting Patterns and Adolescent Vaccination Coverage in the United States, 2014,” American Journal of Public Health, 2016, 106(10). (Link)

Schwartz JL, Mahmoud A. "When Not All That Counts Can Be Counted: Economic Evaluations and the Value of Vaccination." Health Affairs. 2016; 35(2). (Link)

Schwartz JL, Easterling LA. "State Vaccination Requirements for HPV and Other Vaccines for Adolescents, 1990-2015." Journal of the American Medical Association. 2015; 314(2). (Link)

Schwartz JL, Mahmoud A. "A Half-Century of Prevention -- The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices."New England Journal of Medicine. 2014; 371(21). (Link)

Schwartz JL. "Rotavirus Vaccines, Intussusception, and Risk-Benefit Assessments." JAMA Pediatrics. 2013; 167(12). (Link)

Schwartz JL. 'Model' patients and the consequences of provider responses to vaccine hesitancy." Human Vaccines. 2013; 9(12). (Link)

Schwartz JL. "Evidence and Ethics in Mandatory Vaccination Policies." American Journal of Bioethics. 2013; 13(9):46-48. (Link)

Schwartz JL. "The First Rotavirus Vaccine and the Politics of Acceptable Risk." The Milbank Quarterly. 2012; 90(2):278-310. (Link)

Schwartz JL. "New Media, Old Messages: Themes in the History of Vaccine Hesitancy and Refusal." American Medical Association Virtual Mentor. 2012; 14(1):50-55. (Link)

Schwartz JL, Caplan AL. "Vaccination Refusal: Ethics, Individual Rights, and the Common Good." Primary Care. 2011; 38(4):717-728. (Link)

Schwartz JL. “HPV Vaccination’s Second Act: Promotion, Competition, and Compulsion.” American Journal of Public Health. 2010; 100:1841-1844. (Link)

Schwartz JL. “Lessons and Opportunities for Presidential Bioethics Commissions.” The Good Society. 2010; 19(1):10-15. (Link)

Schwartz JL. “Unintended Consequences: The Primacy of Public Trust in Vaccination,” Michigan Law Review First Impressions. 2009; 107:100-105. (Link)

Schwartz JL, Caplan AL, Faden RA, Sugarman J. “Lessons from the Failure of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine State Requirements.” Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics. 2007; (82):360-363. (Link)


Contact Information

Jason L Schwartz, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and in the History of Medicine

Contact Info
Academic Office
Yale School of Public Health
Laboratory of Epidemiology and Public Health (LEPH)
60 College Street
New Haven, CT 06510