Stacy M. Carter

Journal article

What is overdiagnosis and why should we take it seriously in cancer screening?

This paper warns that overdiagnosis in cancer screening programs can harm healthy people and undermine screening program goals.
Journal article

Public health ethics: informing better public health practice

Public health ethics has emerged and grown as an independent discipline over the last decade. It involves using ethical theory and empirical analyses to determine and justify the right thing to do in public health. In this paper, we distinguish public health ethics from clinical...