Emily E. Anderson, Ph.D., M.P.H.

  • Associate Professor, Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics,
    Stritch School of Medicine
Advanced Degrees
  • PhD in Health Care Ethics, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
  • MPH in Community Health Sciences (Health Education/Health Promotion), University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, Chicago, IL

 

 

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BIOGRAPHY

Emily E. Anderson, PhD, MPH, is associate professor. She teaches research ethics and responsible conduct of research to graduate and medical students. Her areas of interest and expertise include researcher and physician professionalism and misconduct; ethical issues in research with vulnerable populations; informed consent; institutional review board (IRB) policy; and the application of qualitative research techniques to the study of research ethics. Dr. Anderson has published articles in the American Journal of Bioethics, Ethics and Behavior, Journal of Law Medicine and Ethics, Academic Medicine, Accountability in Research, and the Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics (JERHRE). She serves as associate editor for JERHRE, Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics, and AJOB Empirical Bioethics. She also has over ten years of experience serving on six different IRBs and frequently presents at conferences including the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) and Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R). Dr. Anderson has also been a co-investigator on several federally-funded research and educational projects.

Courses
BEHL 405 Research Ethics
BMSC 405 Ethical Issues in Biomedical Sciences
BEHL 425 Empirical Bioethics
BEHL 430 Advanced Topics in Research Ethics: Special Populations
BEHL 491 Global Bioethics


Research Interests
Research ethics and empirical bioethics


PUBLICATIONS

Anderson EE, Boyd B, Qureshi NK, Stirling JM, McCarthy V, Kuczewski MG. (2018). Operation Homefront: Meeting Clerkship Competencies with Home Visits to Families of Children of Special Needs. Academic Pediatrics doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acap.2018.09.002

Anderson EE, Tejeda S, Warnecke RB, and Hoskins K. (2018). Views of Low-Income Women of Color at Increased Risk for Breast Cancer. Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics. 8(1): 53-66.

Anderson EE, McNair L. (2018). Ethical Issues in Research Involving Participants with Opioid Use Disorder. Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science. 52(3): 280-284.

Kuczewski MG, Anderson EE. (2018). Against Consent Form Language Requiring Multiple and/or Specific Methods of Contraception. IRB: Ethics &Human Research. 40(3): 11-13.

Matthews AK, Newman S, Anderson EE, Castillo A, Willis M, and Choure W. (2018). Development, implementation, and evaluation of a Community Engagement Advisory Board: Strategies for maximizing success. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. 2(1): 8-13. doi:10.1017/cts.2018.13

Matthews AK, Rak K, Anderson EE, Castillo A, Ruiz R, Choure W, and Willis M. (2018). Evaluation of three approaches for increasing patient engagement in clinical research: Feedback from a community engagement advisory board. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. 2(1): 14-19. doi:10.1017/cts.2018.12

Matthews AK, Anderson EE, Willis M, Castillo A, and Choure W. (2018). A Community Engagement Advisory Board as a Strategy to Improve Research Engagement and Build Institutional Capacity for Community Engaged Research. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. 2(2): 66-72. doi.org/10.1017/cts.2018.14

Anderson EE, Corneli, A. (2017) 100 Questions (and Answers) About Research Ethics. Sage Publications.

Irizarry Gatell V, Nguyen T, Anderson EE, McCarthy MP, Hardt JJ. (2017) Characteristics of Medical Students Planning to Work in Medically Underserved Settings. Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved 28(4): 1409-22.

DuBois JM, Chibnall JT, Anderson EE, et al (2017) Exploring Unnecessary Invasive Procedures in the United States: A Retrospective Mixed-Methods Analysis of Cases from 2008-2016. Patient Safety in Surgery 11: 30.

Anderson EE, Newman SB, Matthews AK. (2017) Improving Informed Consent: Stakeholder Views. AJOB Empirical Bioethics, DOI: 10.1080/23294515.2017.1362488.

Anderson EE, Valadares, K (Eds). (2017) Community-Academic Partnerships in Research and Public Health. Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics 7(1): 1.

Wasson K, Kuczewski M, McCarthy M, Parsi K, Anderson EE, Hutchison P. (2017) Navigating Clinical Ethics: Using Real Case Constellations to Guide Learners and Teachers in Medicine. Southern Medical Journal 110(3): 195-99.

Solomon S, DeBruin D, Eder M, Heitman E, Kaberry JM, McCormick JB, Opp J, Sharp R, Strelnick AH, Winkler SJ, Yarborough M, Anderson EE. (2016) Community-Engaged Research Ethics Review: Exploring Flexibility in Federal Regulations. IRB: Ethics & Human Research 38(3): 11-19.

DuBois JM, Chibnall J, Anderson EE, et al. (2016) A Mixed-Method Analysis of Reports on 100 Cases of Improper Prescribing of Controlled Substances. Journal of Drug Issues,

Anderson EE. (2015) Learning from Research Participants (Open Peer Commentary). American Journal of Bioethics 15(11):14-16.

Anderson EE. (2015) CIRTification: Training in Human Research Protections for Community Research Partners. Progress in Community Health Partnerships 9(2): 283-288.

Anderson EE, Tejeda SJ, Childers K, Stolley MR, Warnecke RB, and Hoskins KF. (2015). Breast Cancer Risk Assessment with Low-Income Women of Color in Primary Care: A Pilot Study. Journal of Oncology Practice 11(4): e460-e467. (e-pub ahead of print: http://jop.ascopubs.org/content/early/recent)

Anderson EE, Kuczewski MG. (2015) The Search for a Meaningful Evaluation of Professionalism. In Assessment, Evaluation and Grading of Medical Students. Edited by William McGaghie and Louis Pangaro, Gegensatz Press.

Anderson EE, Wasson K. (2015) Personal Narratives of Genetic Testing: Expectations, Emotions, and Impact on Self and Family.  Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics 5(3): 229-35.

Wasson K, Anderson EE, Hagstrom E, McCarthy M, Parsi K, Kuczewski M. (2015) What Ethical Issues Really Arise in Practice at an Academic Medical Center? A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Clinical Ethics Consultations from 2008-2013. HEC Forum 27(3): DOI 10.1007/s10730-015-9293-5.

Fullerton SM, Anderson EE, Cowan K, Malen RC, and Brugge D. (2015). Awareness of federal regulatory mechanisms  relevant to community engaged research: Survey of health disparities-oriented NIH-funded investigators. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics. 10(1): 13-21.

Rush CL, Darling M, Elliott MG, Febus-Sampayo I, Kuo C, Muñoz  J, Duron Y, Torres M, Campos Galván C, Gonzalez F, Caicedo L, Nápoles A, Jensen RE, Anderson EE, & Graves KD. (2015). Engaging Latina Cancer Survivors, their Caregivers, and Community Partners in a Randomized Controlled Trial: Nueva Vida Intervention. Quality of Life Research.  24(5): 1107-1118.

Anderson EE. (2014). Ethical Considerations in Collecting Health Survey Data. In Handbook of Health Survey Methods. Edited by Timothy Johnson, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Kuczewski MG, McCarthy MP, Michelfelder A, Anderson EE, Wasson K, Hatchett L. (2014) “I Will Never Let that be OK Again.” Student Reflections on Competent Spiritual Care for Patients. Academic Medicine. 89(1): 54-59.

Anderson EE, Solomon S. 2013.Community engagement: critical to continued public trust in research. American Journal of Bioethics. Dec;13(12):44-6.

DuBois JM, Anderson EE, Chibnall J, Carroll K, Gibb T, Ogbuka C and Rubbelke T. (2013) Understanding Research Misconduct: A Comparative Analysis of 120 Cases of Professional Wrongdoing. Accountability in Research 20 (5-6): 320-338.

DuBois JM, Anderson EE, Chibnall J. (2013) Understanding the Severity of Wrongdoing in Health Care Delivery and Research: Lessons Learned from a Historiometric Study of 100 Cases. AJOB Primary Research 4(3): 39-48.

DuBois JM, Anderson EE, Chibnall J. (2013) Assessing the Need for a Research Ethics Remediation Program. Clinical and Translational Science 6(3): 209-13.
Anderson EE. (2013) Ethical Principles for Introducing Device and/or Mesh Use into Your Practice. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology 56(2): 232-7.

DuBois JM, Anderson EE, Carroll K, Gibb T, Kraus E, Rubbelke T, and Vasher M. (2012) Environmental Factors Contributing to Wrongdoing in Medicine: A Criterion-Based Review of Studies and Cases. Ethics and Behavior 22(3), 163-88.

Anderson EE. (2012) Review of Marion Danis, Emily Largent, David Wendler, Sara Chandros Hull, Seema Shah, Joseph Millum, Benjamin Berkman, Christine Grady, Research Ethics Consultation: A Casebook. American Journal of Bioethics 12(10): 54-5.

Anderson EE, and Hoskins, K. (2012) Individual Breast Cancer Risk Assessment in Underserved Populations: Integrating Empirical Bioethics and Health Disparities Research. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 23(4 suppl): 34-46.

Anderson EE, and DuBois JM. (2012) IRB Decision-Making with Imperfect Knowledge: A Framework for Evidence-Based Research Ethics Review. American Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics 40(4): 951-69.

Anderson EE, Solomon S, Heitman E, DuBois JM, Fisher CB, Kost RG, Lawless ME, Ramsey C, Jones B, Ammerman A, and Ross LF. (2012) Research Ethics Education for Community Engaged Research: A Review and Research Agenda. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics 7(2):3-19.

Anderson EE, Kraus EM. (2011) Re-examining Empirical Data on Conflicts of Interest Through the Lens of Personal Narratives. Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics 1(2): 91-9.

Hotze T, Shaw K, Anderson EE, Wynia M. (2011) Doctor, Would You Prescribe a Pill to Help Me? A National Survey of Physicians Using Medicine for Human Enhancement. American Journal of Bioethics11(3): 3-13.

RESEARCH

Preventing Ethical Disasters in the Practice of Medicine (subcontract with Washington University)

Development of Informed Consent Training Video for Community-Engaged Health Disparities Research Funded by the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities (subcontract with University of Illinois at Chicago)

How Do Underserved Women Think about Breast Cancer Risk? Funded by the National Cancer Institute (subcontract with University of Illinois Chicago)

Environmental Factors Associated with Professional Misconduct in Medical Research and Practice Funded by the Bander Family Foundation (subcontract with Saint Louis University)