Ellen Wright Clayton, J.D., M.D.


Faculty Appointments
Professor of Pediatrics Professor of LawCraig-Weaver Chair in Pediatrics #2
M.D., Medicine, Harvard University, Cambridge, MassachusettsJ.D., Law, Yale University, New Haven, ConnecticutM.S., Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CaliforniaB.S., Zoology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Office Address
2525 West End Ave., Suite 400, Nashville, TN 37203
Nashville, TN
Research Description
My research focuses on the conduct of genetics and genomics research and the translation of this growing body of knowledge to the clinic.
Research Keywords
Law and genetics; the intersection of law, medicine and public health
Clinical Research Keywords
genetics, genomics, biobanks, translational research
Morrison DR, Clayton EW. False positive newborn screening results are not always benign. Public Health Genomics [print-electronic]. 2011; 14(3): 173-7. PMID: 21178328, PII: 000322527, DOI: 10.1159/000322527, ISSN: 1662-8063.

Clayton EW, Smith M, Fullerton SM, Burke W, McCarty CA, Koenig BA, McGuire AL, Beskow LM, Dressler L, Lemke AA, Ramos EM, Rodriguez LL, . Confronting real time ethical, legal, and social issues in the Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Consortium. Genet. Med. 2010 Oct; 12(10): 616-20. PMID: 20733502, PMCID: PMC3090678, DOI: 10.1097/GIM.0b013e3181efdbd0, ISSN: 1530-0366.

Brothers KB, Clayton EW. "Human non-subjects research": privacy and compliance. Am J Bioeth. 2010 Sep; 10(9): 15-7. PMID: 20818548, PII: 926543280, DOI: 10.1080/15265161.2010.492891, ISSN: 1536-0075.

Pulley J, Clayton E, Bernard GR, Roden DM, Masys DR. Principles of human subjects protections applied in an opt-out, de-identified biobank. Clin Transl Sci. 2010 Feb; 3(1): 42-8. PMID: 20443953, PMCID: PMC3075971, PII: CTS175, DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-8062.2010.00175.x, ISSN: 1752-8062.

Clayton EW. Currents in contemporary ethics. State run newborn screening in the genomic era, or how to avoid drowning when drinking from a fire hose. J Law Med Ethics. 2010; 38(3): 697-700. PMID: 20880251, DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-720X.2010.00522.x, ISSN: 1748-720X.

Salomon RM, Blackford JU, Rosenbloom ST, Seidel S, Clayton EW, Dilts DM, Finder SG. Openness of patients' reporting with use of electronic records: psychiatric clinicians' views. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010 Jan; 17(1): 54-60. PMID: 20064802, PMCID: PMC2995635, PII: 17/1/54, DOI: 10.1197/jamia.M3341, ISSN: 1527-974X.

65. Ellen Wright Clayton, Maureen Smith, Stephanie M. Fullerton, Wylie Burke, Catherine A. McCarty, Barbara A. Koenig, Amy L. McGuire, Laura M. Beskow, Lynn Dressler, Amy A. Lemke, Erin M. Ramos, Laura Lyman Rodriguez. For the Consent and Community Consultation Working Group of the eMERGE Consortium, Confronting Real Time Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues in the eMERGE (Electronic Medical Records and Genomics) Consortium. Genetics in Medicine. 2010; 12: 616-20.

Fanning JB, Clayton EW. Religious and spiritual issues in medical genetics. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2009 Feb 2/15/2009; 151C(1): 1-5. PMID: 19170098, PMCID: PMC2745175, DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.c.30191, ISSN: 1552-4876.

Anderson RR. Religious traditions and prenatal genetic counseling. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2009 Feb 2/15/2009; 151C(1): 52-61. PMID: 19170093, PMCID: PMC2819466, DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.c.30203, ISSN: 1552-4876.

Perry JE, Moore IN, Barry B, Clayton EW, Carrico AR. The ethical health lawyer: an empirical assessment of moral decision making. J Law Med Ethics. 2009; 37(3): 461-75, 396. PMID: 19723257, PII: JLME407, DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-720X.2009.00407.x, ISSN: 1073-1105.

Clayton EW. Ten fingers, ten toes: newborn screening for untreatable disorders. Health Matrix Clevel. 2009; 19(1): 199-203. PMID: 19459545, ISSN: 0748-383X.

Joseph Fanning and Ellen Wright Clayton. Religion and Genomics: Navigating Pathways and Perspectives of Patient Care. American Journal of Medical Genetics. 2009; 151C((1)): 1-5.

Clayton EW. Testing teens: a commentary. J Genet Couns. 2008 Dec; 17(6): 526-7. PMID: 18841452, DOI: 10.1007/s10897-008-9196-6, ISSN: 1573-3599.

Jones DL, Sandberg JC, Rosenthal MJ, Saunders RC, Hannig VL, Clayton EW. What patients and their relatives think about testing for BMPR2. J Genet Couns [print-electronic]. 2008 Oct; 17(5): 452-8. PMID: 18791814, PMCID: PMC3730255, DOI: 10.1007/s10897-008-9172-1, ISSN: 1573-3599.

Roden DM, Pulley JM, Basford MA, Bernard GR, Clayton EW, Balser JR, Masys DR. Development of a large-scale de-identified DNA biobank to enable personalized medicine. Clin. Pharmacol. Ther [print-electronic]. 2008 Sep; 84(3): 362-9. PMID: 18500243, PMCID: PMC3763939, PII: clpt200889, DOI: 10.1038/clpt.2008.89, ISSN: 1532-6535.

Clayton EW. Incidental findings in genetics research using archived DNA. J Law Med Ethics. 2008; 36(2): 286-91, 212. PMID: 18547196, PMCID: PMC2576744, PII: JLME271, DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-720X.2008.00271.x, ISSN: 1073-1105.

58. Susan M. Wolf, Frances P. Lawrenz, Charles A. Nelson, Jeffrey P. Kahn, Mildred K. Cho, Ellen Wright Clayton, Joel G. Fletcher, Michael K. Georgieff, Dale Hammerschmidt, Kathy Hudson, Judy Illes, Vivek Kapur, Moira A. Keane, Barbara A. Koenig, Bonnie S. LeRoy, Elizabeth G. McFarland, Jordan Paradise, Lisa S. Parker, Sharon F. Terry, Brian Van Ness, Benjamin Wilfond. Managing incidental findings in human subjects research: Analysis and recommendation. Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics. 2008; 36((2)): 219-48.

Bratcher L, Clayton EW, Greeley C. Children in methamphetamine homes: a survey of physicians practicing in southeast Tennessee. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2007 Oct; 23(10): 696-702. PMID: 18090100, PII: 00006565-200710000-00003, DOI: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e3181558d72, ISSN: 1535-1815.

Ellen Wright Clayton & Mark A. Rothstein. Integrating Genetics into Public Health Policy and Practice, In Richard A. Goodman & Karen Foster, eds., Law in Public Health Practice, 2d ed., New York: Oxford University Press. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2007.

Botkin JR, Clayton EW, Fost NC, Burke W, Murray TH, Baily MA, Wilfond B, Berg A, Ross LF. Newborn screening technology: proceed with caution. Pediatrics. 2006 May; 117(5): 1793-9. PMID: 16651338, PII: 117/5/1793, DOI: 10.1542/peds.2005-2547, ISSN: 1098-4275.

Clayton EW, Ross LF. Implications of disclosing individual results of clinical research [letter]. JAMA. 2006 Jan 1/4/2006; 295(1): 37; author reply 37-8. PMID: 16391213, PII: 295/1/37, DOI: 10.1001/jama.295.1.37-a, ISSN: 1538-3598.

Clayton EW. The web of relations: thinking about physicians and patients. Yale J Health Policy Law Ethics. 2006; 6(2): 465-77; discussion 479. PMID: 17133975, ISSN: 1535-3532.

55. Ellen Wright Clayton. Patients and Biobanks. Villanova Law Review. 2006; 51((4)): 793-802.

Committee on Assessing Interactions Among Social, Behavioral, and Genetic Factors in Health, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Lyla M. Hernandez and Dan G. Blazer, eds.. Genes, Behavior, and the Social Environment: Moving Beyond the Nature/Nurture Debate. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2006.

Al-Aqeel AI. Ethical guidelines in genetics and genomics. An Islamic perspective. Saudi Med J. 2005 Dec; 26(12): 1862-70. PMID: 16380763, PII: 20050395', ISSN: 0379-5284.

Clayton EW. Talking with parents before newborn screening. J. Pediatr. 2005 Sep; 147(3 Suppl): S26-9. PMID: 16202778, PII: S0022-3476(05)00745-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2005.08.001, ISSN: 0022-3476.

Clayton EW. Informed consent and biobanks. J Law Med Ethics. 2005; 33(1): 15-21. PMID: 15934662, ISSN: 1073-1105.

Baily MA, Becker W, Hayes M, Clayton EW, Grosse S. Exploring options for expanded newborn screening. J Law Med Ethics. 2005; 33(4 Suppl): 46-8. PMID: 16689158, ISSN: 1073-1105.

Clayton EW. So what are we going to do about research using clinical information and samples?. IRB. 2004 Nov; 26(6): 14-5. PMID: 15658018, ISSN: 0193-7758.

Freund CL, Gregory DF, Clayton EW. Evaluating pharmacogenetic tests: a case example. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004 Mar; 158(3): 276-9. PMID: 14993088, PII: 158/3/276, DOI: 10.1001/archpedi.158.3.276, ISSN: 1072-4710.

Freund CL, Clayton EW, Wilfond BS. Natural settings trials--improving the introduction of clinical genetic tests. J Law Med Ethics. 2004; 32(1): 106-10. PMID: 15152432, ISSN: 1073-1105.

[includes Dr. Ellen Clayton]. The International HapMap Consortium: Addressing ethical issues in the international HapMap project. Nature Reviews Genetics. 2004; 5((5)): 467-75.

Committee on the Use of Third Party Toxicity Research with Human Research Participants, Science, Technology, and Law Program, Policy and Global Affairs Division [includes EW Clayton]. Intentional Human Dosing Studies for EPA Regulatory Purposes. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2004.

Ellen Wright Clayton. Genetic Research in the Global Community: Globalization and Human Rights, In Ingrid Brena Sesma, Luis T. Díaz Müller, editors, Segundas Jornadas Sobre Globalization y Derechos Humanos: Bioética y Biotecnología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma México. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2004.

Haas DW, Wilkinson GR, Kuritzkes DR, Richman DD, Nicotera J, Mahon LF, Sutcliffe C, Siminski S, Andersen J, Coughlin K, Clayton EW, Haines J, Marshak A, Saag M, Lawrence J, Gustavson J, Anne Bennett J, Christensen R, Matula MA, Wood AJ, . A multi-investigator/institutional DNA bank for AIDS-related human genetic studies: AACTG Protocol A5128. HIV Clin Trials. 2003 Sep; 4(5): 287-300. PMID: 14583845, DOI: 10.1310/MUQC-QXBC-8118-BPM5, ISSN: 1528-4336.

Clayton EW. Ethical, legal, and social implications of genomic medicine. N. Engl. J. Med. 2003 Aug 8/7/2003; 349(6): 562-9. PMID: 12904522, PII: 349/6/562, DOI: 10.1056/NEJMra012577, ISSN: 1533-4406.

Uhlmann WR, Bennett R, Botkin JR, Botstein D, Boughman JA, Chakravarti A, Clayton EW, Kahn J, Koenig B, Murray TH, Olson MV, Rowley J, Terry S, Valle D. Planning the genome institute's future [letter]. Science. 2003 Mar 3/7/2003; 299(5612): 1515; author reply 1515. PMID: 12624247, PII: 299/5612/1515b, DOI: 10.1126/science.299.5612.1515b, ISSN: 1095-9203.

Freund CL, Clayton EW. Pharmacogenomics and children: meeting the ethical challenges. Am J Pharmacogenomics. 2003; 3(6): 399-404. PMID: 14672521, PII: 367, ISSN: 1175-2203.

Clayton EW, Cohen CP, Eaves L. Basic biological concepts. A Christian Response to our New Genetic Powers. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield. 2003.

[includes Dr. Ellen Clayton]. The International HapMap Consortium: The International HapMap Project. Nature. 2003; 426: 789-896.

Clayton EW. The complex relationship of genetics, groups, and health: what it means for public health. J Law Med Ethics. 2002; 30(2): 290-7. PMID: 12066606, ISSN: 1073-1105.

Ellen Wright Clayton. Genetics, Populations, and Public Health: A Complex Relationship. Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics. 2002; 30: 290-7.

Ellen Wright Clayton. Regulating Germ-Line Gene Transfer in the United States. Annual Review of Law and Ethics. 2002; 10: 147-60.

Michael Shapiro, Roy Spece, Rebecca Dresser, Ellen Wright Clayton. Bioethics and Law, 2nd ed. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2002.

Clayton EW. Through the lens of the sequence. Genome Res. 2001 May; 11(5): 659-64. PMID: 11337464, DOI: 10.1101/gr.187801, ISSN: 1088-9051.

Clayton EW. Genetic testing is different. Essay review. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2001 Apr; 26(2): 457-64. PMID: 11330090, ISSN: 0361-6878.

Ellen Wright Clayton. Through the Lens of the Sequence, Genome Research 2001; 11: 659-64. Genome Research. 2001; 11: 659-64.

Ellen Wright Clayton. Using Newborn Blood Samples for Genetics Research: Thinking About the Context, Annual Review of Law and Medicine 2001; 9: 21-31. Annual Review of Law and Medicine. 2001; 9: 21-31.

Clayton EW. You have to protect physician reporters if you want to protect children from abuse and neglect. Houston Journal of Health Law and Policy. 2001; 1: 133-46.

Ellen Wright Clayton. Genetics Research: Toward International Guidelines. Robert J. Levine and Samuel Gorovitz with James Gallagher, eds., Biomedical Research Ethics: Updating International Guidelines -- A Consultation, Geneva: CIOMS. 2000; 152-69.

Clayton, EW.. Genetics, Public Health, and the Law in Khoury, MJ, Burke, W, Thompson, E: Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century: Using Genetic Information to Improve Health and Prevent Disease. 2000; 489-504.

Clayton EW. Lessons (re)learned from cystic fibrosis carrier screening. J Gend Specif Med. 1999 Nov; 2(6): 21-4. PMID: 11279867, ISSN: 1523-7036.

Clayton EW, Kodish E. Baby Aaron and the elders. Hastings Cent Rep. 1999 Sep; 29(5): 20; discussion 20-1. PMID: 10587806, ISSN: 0093-0334.

Clayton EW. What should be the role of public health in newborn screening and prenatal diagnosis?. Am J Prev Med. 1999 Feb; 16(2): 111-5. PMID: 10343887, PII: S0749379798001421, ISSN: 0749-3797.

Ellen Wright Clayton. What Should Be the Role of Public Health in Newborn Screening and Prenatal Diagnosis?. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 1999; 16: 111-5.

Burke W, Thomson E, Khoury MJ, McDonnell SM, Press N, Adams PC, Barton JC, Beutler E, Brittenham G, Buchanan A, Clayton EW, Cogswell ME, Meslin EM, Motulsky AG, Powell LW, Sigal E, Wilfond BS, Collins FS. Hereditary hemochromatosis: gene discovery and its implications for population-based screening. JAMA. 1998 Jul 7/8/1998; 280(2): 172-8. PMID: 9669792, PII: jst71008, ISSN: 0098-7484.

Hickson GB, Clayton EW, Miller CS, Pichert JW, Entman SS. Satisfaction with obstetric care: relation to neonatal intensive care. Obstet Gynecol. 1998 Feb; 91(2): 288-92. PMID: 9469291, PII: S0029-7844(97)00657-1, ISSN: 0029-7844.

Clayton EW. What should the law say about disclosure of genetic information to relatives?. J Health Care Law Policy. 1998; 1(2): 373-90. PMID: 16281334, ISSN: 1097-4768.

Ellen Wright Clayton. What Should the Law Say About Disclosure of Genetic Information to Relatives. Journal of Health Care Law & Policy. 1998; 1: 373-90.

Ellen Wright Clayton. Genetic Testing in Children: Law's Role in Addressing the Challenges Posed by New Technology. Children' s Legal Rights Journal. 1998; 18: 39-42.

Wylie Burke, Elizabeth Thomson, Muin J. Khoury, Sharon M. McDonnell, Nancy Press, Paul C. Adams, James C. Barton, Ernest Beutler, Gary Brittenham, Allen Buchanan, Ellen Wright Clayton, Mary E. Cogswell, Eric M. Meslin, Arno G. Motulsky, Lawrie W. Powell, Elliott Sigal, Benjamin S. Wilfond, Francis S. Collins. Hereditary hemochromatosis: Gene discovery and its implications for population-based screening. Journal of the American Medical Association. 1998; 280: 172-9.

Clayton EW. Genetic testing in children. J Med Philos. 1997 Jun; 22(3): 233-51. PMID: 9232510, ISSN: 0360-5310.

Clayton EW. Potential liability in cases of child abuse and neglect. Pediatr Ann. 1997 Mar; 26(3): 173-7. PMID: 9084053, ISSN: 0090-4481.

Clayton EW. Legal and ethical commentary: the dangers of reading duty too broadly. J Law Med Ethics. 1997; 25(1): 19-21, 2. PMID: 11066470, ISSN: 1073-1105.

Ellen Wright Clayton. Genetic testing in children. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. 1997; 33: 233-51.

Anne Marie Tharpe, Ellen Wright Clayton. Newborn hearing screening: Issues in legal liability and quality assurance. American Journal of Audiology. 1997; 6: 5-12.

Clayton EW, Rothstein MA. Anonymous genetic testing: reply to Mehlman et al [letter]. Am. J. Hum. Genet. 1996 Nov; 59(5): 1169-70. PMID: 8900250, PMCID: PMC1914840, ISSN: 0002-9297.

Clayton EW. Pediatrics ethics: a view from the United States. Acta Paediatr Jpn. 1996 Aug; 38(4): 299-303. PMID: 8840533, ISSN: 0374-5600.

Love SM, Rabson AS, Anton-Culver H, Clayton EW, Miller DS, Ravdin PM, Travers H, Barr PA, Liu E, Pinn VW, Sukumar S. Correspondence re: Mills SE, Kempson RL, Fechner RE, et al.: Guardians of the wax ... and the patient. Mod Pathol 8:699, 1995 [letter]. Mod. Pathol. 1996 Apr; 9(4): 457. PMID: 8729989, ISSN: 0893-3952.

Clayton EW, Hannig VL, Pfotenhauer JP, Parker RA, Campbell PW, Phillips JA. Lack of interest by nonpregnant couples in population-based cystic fibrosis carrier screening. Am. J. Hum. Genet. 1996 Mar; 58(3): 617-27. PMID: 8644721, PMCID: PMC1914565, ISSN: 0002-9297.

Ellen Wright Clayton. Problems posed by genetics for law and ethics: American policies. Annual Review of Law and Ethics. 1996; 4: 3-19.

Clayton EW, Steinberg KK, Khoury MJ, Thomson E, Andrews L, Kahn MJ, Kopelman LM, Weiss JO. Informed consent for genetic research on stored tissue samples. JAMA. 1995 Dec 12/13/1995; 274(22): 1786-92. PMID: 7500511, ISSN: 0098-7484.

Clayton EW. Removing the shadow of the law from the debate about genetic testing of children. Am. J. Med. Genet. 1995 Jul 7/17/1995; 57(4): 630-4. PMID: 7573143, DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.1320570423, ISSN: 0148-7299.

Clayton EW, Hannig VL, Pfotenhauer JP, Parker RA, Campbell PW, Phillips JA. Teaching about cystic fibrosis carrier screening by using written and video information. Am. J. Hum. Genet. 1995 Jul; 57(1): 171-81. PMID: 7611285, PMCID: PMC1801248, ISSN: 0002-9297.

Clayton EW. The dispersion of genetic technologies and the law. Hastings Cent Rep. 1995 May; 25(3): S13-5. PMID: 7649733, ISSN: 0093-0334.

Clayton EW. The dispersion of genetic technologies and the law. Hastings Cent Rep. 1995 May; 25(3 Suppl): S13-5. PMID: 11654184, ISSN: 0093-0334.

Clayton EW. Commentary: what is really at stake in Baby K? A response to Ellen Flannery. J Law Med Ethics. 1995; 23(1): 13-4. PMID: 11644715, ISSN: 1073-1105.

Clayton EW. Why the use of anonymous samples for research matters. J Law Med Ethics. 1995; 23(4): 375-7. PMID: 8715059, ISSN: 1073-1105.

Ellen Wright Clayton. What are the law's priorities about the dispersion of genetic technologies? Special Supplement. Hastings Center Report. 1995; 25((3)): S13-S15.

Hickson GB, Clayton EW, Entman SS, Miller CS, Githens PB, Whetten-Goldstein K, Sloan FA. Obstetricians' prior malpractice experience and patients' satisfaction with care. JAMA. 1994 Nov 11/23/1994; 272(20): 1583-7. PMID: 7966867, ISSN: 0098-7484.

Clayton EW, Hickson GB, Miller CS. Parents' responses to vaccine information pamphlets. Pediatrics. 1994 Mar; 93(3): 369-72. PMID: 8115193, ISSN: 0031-4005.

Hannig VL, Clayton EW, Edwards KM. Whose DNA is it anyway? Relationships between families and researchers. Am. J. Med. Genet. 1993 Aug 8/15/1993; 47(2): 257-60. PMID: 8213916, DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.1320470223, ISSN: 0148-7299.

Clayton EW. Reproductive genetic testing: regulatory and liability issues. Fetal. Diagn. Ther. 1993 Apr; 8(Suppl. 1): 39-59. PMID: 11653022, ISSN: 1015-3837.

Hickson GB, Clayton EW. Are you and your waiting room's televised "expert" saying the same thing?. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 1993 Mar; 32(3): 172-4. PMID: 8453837, ISSN: 0009-9228.

Vickie L. Hannig, Ellen Wright Clayton, & Kathryn M. Edwards. Whose DNA is it anyway: Relationships between families and researchers. Am. J. Med. Gen. 1993; 47: 257-60.

Ellen Wright Clayton. Newborn Screening for the Pediatrician. Contemporary Pediatrics. 1993; 10: 34-46.

Clayton EW. A ray of light about frozen embryos. Kennedy Inst Ethics J. 1992 Dec; 2(4): 347-59. PMID: 11645754, ISSN: 1054-6863.

Clayton EW. Issues in state newborn screening programs. Pediatrics. 1992 Oct; 90(4): 641-6. PMID: 1344065, ISSN: 0031-4005.

Hickson GB, Clayton EW, Githens PB, Sloan FA. Factors that prompted families to file medical malpractice claims following perinatal injuries. JAMA. 1992 Mar 3/11/1992; 267(10): 1359-63. PMID: 1740858, ISSN: 0098-7484.

Clayton EW. Screening and treatment of newborns. Houst Law Rev. 1992; 29(1): 85-148. PMID: 11656668, ISSN: 0018-6694.

Ellen Wright Clayton. Screening and Treatment of Newborns. Hous. L. Rev. 1992; 29: 85-148.

Hickson GB, Clayton EW, Githens PB, Sloan FA. Factors That prompted families to file medical malpractice claims following perinatal injuries. JAMA. 1992; 267: 1359-63.

National Center for State Courts, Guidelines for State Court Decision Making in Authorizing or Withholding Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 1991.

Hickson GB, Altemeier WA, Clayton EW. Should promethazine in liquid form be available without prescription?. Pediatrics. 1990 Aug; 86(2): 221-5. PMID: 2196521, ISSN: 0031-4005.

Clayton EW, Hickson GB. Compensation under the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act. J. Pediatr. 1990 Apr; 116(4): 508-13. PMID: 2319395, ISSN: 0022-3476.

Ellen Wright Clayton & Jay Clayton. Voices and Violence, Vanderbilt Law Review. 1990; 43: 1807-18.

Clayton EW. From Rogers to Rivers: the rights of the mentally ill to refuse medication. Am J Law Med. 1987; 13(1): 7-52. PMID: 3332562, ISSN: 0098-8588.

Clayton EW. Legal aspects of medical genetics in Wisconsin. Wis. Med. J. 1985 Mar; 84(3): 28-32. PMID: 3993069, ISSN: 0043-6542.

Ellen E. Wright. The Legal Implications of Refusing to Provide Prenatal Diagnosis in Low-Risk Pregnancies or Solely for Sex Selection. American Journal of Medical Genetics. 1980; 5: 391-97.

Wright EE.. Father and mother know best. Defining the liability of physicians for inadequate genetic counseling. Yale Law Journal. 1978; 87: 488-4515.

Ellen E. Wright & Margery W. Shaw. Legal Liability in Genetic Screening, Genetic Counseling, and Prenatal Diagnosis, Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology 1981; 24:1133-49; reprinted in Genetic Disease Diagnosis and Treatment: Proceedings of the Fifth Arnold O. Beckman Conference in Clinical Chemistry. 17-40.

Committee on Genomics and the Public’s Health in the 21st Century, Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. Implications of Genomics for Public Health: Workshop Summary. [place, publisher, date unknown].

Committee on the Disposition of the Air Force Health Study, Board of Population Health and Public Health Practice. Disposition of the Air Force Health Study. [place, publisher, date unknown].

Committee on Clinical Trial Registries. Developing a National Registry of Pharmacologic and Biologic Clinical Trials: Workshop Report. [place, publisher, date unknown].