TERRENCE F. ACKERMAN, Ph.D., M.A., B.A.

Professor
Department of Medicine

Office: 600 910 Madison Building
Tel: (901) 448-5727
tackerma@uthsc.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Rochester, Phiosophy
  • M.A., University of Rochester, Philosophy
  • B.A., University of Rochester, Philosophy

Publications

  1. Bodnar, RJ, Lamonte, N, Israel, Y, Kandov, Y, Ackerman, TF, Khaimova, E. Reciprocal opioid-opioid interactions between the ventral tegmental area and nucleus accumbens regions in mediating mu agonist-induced feeding in rats. Peptides, 26 (4), 621-9, 2005.
  2. Ackerman, TF, Lamonte, N, Bodnar, RJ. Lack of intersite GABA receptor subtype antagonist effects upon mu opioid receptor agonist-induced feeding elicited from either the ventral tegmental area or nucleus accumbens shell in rats. Physiol Behav, 79 (2), 191-8, 2003.
  3. Griffin, JP, Nelson, JE, Koch, KA, Niell, HB, Ackerman, TF, Thompson, M, Cole, FH, ,. End-of-life care in patients with lung cancer. Chest, 123 (1 Suppl), 312S-331S, 2003.
  4. Ackerman, TF, Winsett, RP. Ethics and regulation in organ procurement research. Prog Transplant, 12 (4), 257-63; quiz 264-5, 2002.
  5. Ackerman, TF. Therapeutic beneficence and placebo controls. Am J Bioeth, 2 (2), 21-2, 2002.
  6. Echo, JA, Lamonte, N, Ackerman, TF, Bodnar, RJ. Alterations in food intake elicited by GABA and opioid agonists and antagonists administered into the ventral tegmental area region of rats. Physiol Behav, 76 (1), 107-16, 2002.
  7. Lamonte, N, Echo, JA, Ackerman, TF, Christian, G, Bodnar, RJ. Analysis of opioid receptor subtype antagonist effects upon mu opioid agonist-induced feeding elicited from the ventral tegmental area of rats. Brain Res, 929 (1), 96-100, 2002.
  8. Echo, JA, Lamonte, N, Christian, G, Znamensky, V, Ackerman, TF, Bodnar, RJ. Excitatory amino acid receptor subtype agonists induce feeding in the nucleus accumbens shell in rats: opioid antagonist actions and interactions with mu-opioid agonists. Brain Res, 921 (1-2), 86-97, 2001.
  9. Ackerman, TF. The ethics of drug research in children. Paediatr Drugs, 3 (1), 29-41, 2001.
  10. Ackerman, TF. Forsaking the spirit for the letter of law: advance directives in nursing homes. J Am Geriatr Soc, 45 (1), 114-6, 1997.
  11. Ackerman, TF. The moral implications of medical uncertainty: tube feeding demented patients. J Am Geriatr Soc, 44 (10), 1265-7, 1996.
  12. Ackerman, TF. Chemically dependent physicians and informed consent disclosure. J Addict Dis, 15 (2), 25-42, 1996.
  13. Ackerman, TF. Genetic testing of children for cancer susceptibility. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs, 13 (1), 46-9, 1996.
  14. Ackerman, TF. Phase I pediatric oncology trials. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs, 12 (3), 143-5, 1995.
  15. Ackerman, TF. The ethics of phase I pediatric oncology trials. IRB, 17 (1), 1-5, 1995.
  16. Ackerman, TF. Nontherapeutic research procedures involving children with cancer. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs, 11 (3), 134-6, 1994.
  17. Morrison, RE, Brint, JM, Smith, WR, Arheart, KL, Wray, D, Palte, SB, Ackerman, TF. Appropriate and inappropriate prescribing of narcotics for ambulatory HIV-positive patients. J Gen Intern Med, 9 (6), 301-5, 1994.
  18. Ackerman, TF, Wall, HP. A programme for treating chemically dependent medical students. Med Educ, 28 (1), 40-6; discussion 55-7, 1994.
  19. Ackerman, TF. Parental refusal of treatment. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs, 11 (1), 31-3, 1994.
  20. Ackerman, TF, Murphy, PJ, Powers, JS, White, BD. Ethical issues in the care of the elderly. J Tenn Med Assoc, 86 (10), 441-2, 1993.
  21. Ackerman, TF. Balancing moral principles in federal regulations on human research. IRB, 14 (1), 1-6, 1992.
  22. Keating, HJ, Ackerman, TF. When the doctor's on drugs. Hastings Cent Rep, 21 (5), 29; discussion 29-31, 1991.
  23. Ackerman, TF. Protectionism and the new research imperative in pediatric AIDS. IRB, 12 (5), 1-5, 1990.
  24. Ackerman, TF. An ethical framework for the practice of paying research subjects. IRB, 11 (4), 1-4, 1989.
  25. Ackerman, TF. Research with human subjects. Hastings Cent Rep, 18 (5), 47-9, 1988.
  26. Kellermann, AL, Ackerman, TF. Interhospital patient transfer. The case for informed consent. N Engl J Med, 319 (10), 643-7, 1988.
  27. James, DH, Ackerman, TF. Patterns of primary care that create dependency. Am J Dis Child, 138 (6), 530-5, 1984.
  28. Ackerman, TF. Medical ethics and the two dogmas of liberalism. Theor Med, 5 (1), 69-81, 1984.
  29. Ackerman, TF. Experimentalism in bioethics research. J Med Philos, 8 (2), 169-80, 1983.
  30. Ackerman, TF. Why doctors should intervene. Hastings Cent Rep, 12 (4), 14-7, 1982.
  31. McCaffery, M, Desmarais, C, Storlie, F, Ackerman, TF. A question of ethics: sedating the dying. Nurs Life, 1 (3), 41-3, 1981.
  32. Ackerman, TF, Mauer, AM. Sounding board. Compensation and cancer research. N Engl J Med, 305 (13), 760-3, 1981.
  33. Ackerman, TF. Moral duties of investigators toward sick children. IRB, 3 (6), 1-5, 1981.
  34. Ackerman, TF. What bioethics should be. J Med Philos, 5 (3), 260-75, 1980.
  35. Ackerman, TF. The limits of beneficence: Jehovah's Witnesses & childhood cancer. Hastings Cent Rep, 10 (4), 13-8, 1980.
  36. Ackerman, TF. Moral duties of parents and nontherapeutic clinical research procedures involving children. Bioethics Q, 2 (2), 94-111, 1980.
  37. Ackerman, TF. Medical ethics--its role in medical care. Forum Med, 3 (7), 448-9, 1980.
  38. Ackerman, TF. Meningomyelocele and parental commitment: a policy proposal regarding selection for treatment. Man Med, 5 (4), 291-310, 1980.
  39. Ackerman, TF. Fooling ourselves with child autonomy and assent in nontherapeutic clinical research. Clin Res, 27 (5), 345-8, 1979.
  40. Ackerman, TF. "Death with dignity" legislation in South Carolina: an appraisal. J S C Med Assoc, 73 (8), 364-6, 1977.