Scott D. Halpern

Office Address: 

301 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive



  • Scott Halpern (PARC Research Associate) was named a Hastings Center Fellow. The 50-year-old Hastings Center is a bioethics research institute that has played a leading role in establishing the field of bioethics and informing public policy decisions related to health care, science and environmental issues.

  • Scott D. Halpern (PARC Research Associate) was quoted in a Washington Post article about COVID-19 patients and recovery after ventilation.

  • Scott D. Halpern (PARC Research Associate) advises using a written document for healthy people wishing to make end-of-life choices known. Read more at The Philadelphia Inquirer. 

Director, Palliative and Advanced Illness Research (PAIR) Center
Director, Fostering Improvement in End-of-Life Decision Science (FIELDS) Program
Professor of Medicine

Ph.D., Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, 2002


  • Penn Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics: Scott D. Halpern on E-Cigarettes vs. Financial Incentives for Workplace Smoking Cessation
  • National Institutes of Health OBSSR: Scott D. Halpern on Using Behavioral Economics to Supercharge Financial Incentives for Smoking Cessation
  • NASEM Health and Medicine Division: Scott D. Halpern on the Time to Reduce Mortality in End-Stage Renal Disease