Emily E. Anderson, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Bioethics, Loyola University

Research Interests

Research ethics, specifically research with vulnerable populations; ethical issues related to emerging biotechnologies; ethical issues in public health and health disparities; community-based participatory research

Recent and Noteworthy Publications

Anderson EE, Tejeda S, Childers K, Stolley MR, Warnecke RB, Hoskins KF. Cancer risk assessment among low-income women of color in primary care: a pilot study. J Oncol Pract. 2015 Jul;11(4):e460-7. [See abstract.]

Anderson EE, Solomon S. Community engagement: critical to continued public trust in research. Am J Bioeth. 2013 Dec;13(12):44-6.

Kuczewski MG, McCarthy MP, Michelfelder A, Anderson EE, Wasson K, Hatchett L. "I Will Never Let That Be OK Again": Student Reflections on Competent Spiritual Care for Dying Patients. Acad Med. 2014 Jan;89(1):54-9.

Anderson EE. Ethical principles for introducing device and/or mesh use into your practice. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Jun;56(2):232-7.

Dubois JM, Anderson EE, Chibnall J. Assessing the need for a research ethics remediation program. Clin Transl Sci. 2013 Jun;6(3):209-13.

Chang A, Anderson EE, Turner HT, Shoham D, Hou SH, Grams M. Identifying potential kidney donors using social networking web sites. Clin Transplant. 2013 May;27(3):E320-6.

Anderson EE. Views of academic and community partners regarding participant protections and research integrity: a pilot focus group study. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2013 Feb;8(1):20-31.

Anderson EE, Dubois JM. IRB decision-making with imperfect knowledge: a framework for evidence-based research ethics review. J Law Med Ethics. 2012 Dec;40(4):951-69.

Anderson EE, Hoskins K. Individual breast cancer risk assessment in underserved populations: integrating empirical bioethics and health disparities research. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Nov;23(4 Suppl):34-46. [See abstract.]

Dubois JM, Carroll K, Gibb T, Kraus E, Rubbelke T, Vasher M, Anderson EE. Environmental factors contributing to wrongdoing in medicine: a criterion-based review of studies and cases. Ethics Behav. 2012 May 9;22(3):163-188.

Anderson EE, Solomon S, Heitman E, Dubois JM, Fisher CB, Kost RG, Lawless ME, Ramsey C, Jones B, Ammerman A, Ross LF. Research ethics education for community-engaged research: a review and research agenda. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2012 Apr;7(2):3-19. [See abstract.]

Hotze TD, Shah K, Anderson EE, Wynia MK. "Doctor, would you prescribe a pill to help me … ?" A national survey of physicians on using medicine for human enhancement. Am J Bioeth. 2011 Jan;11(1):3-13. [See abstract.]

Anderson EE. The role of community-based organizations in the recruitment of human subjects: ethical considerations. Am J Bioeth. 2010 Mar;10(3):20-1.

Anderson, EE, Sieber JE. The Need for Evidence-Based Research Ethics. Am J Bioeth. 2009 Nov;9(11):60-2.

Anderson EE. Direct-to-consumer personal genome services: need for more oversight. Virtual Mentor. 2009;11:701-708.

Anderson EE, Iltis AS. Assessing and improving research participants’ understanding of risk: Potential lessons from the literature on physician-patient risk communication. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2008;3(3):27-37.

DuBois JM, Dueker JM, Anderson EE, Campbell J. The development and assessment of an NIH-funded research ethics training program. Acad Med. 2008;83(6):596-603.

Anderson EE. “Ethics in Public Health,” “Jenner, Edward,” “Pasteur, Louis,” and “Reed, Walter.”  In: Boslaugh S, ed. Encyclopedia of Epidemiology. Sage Publications; 2007.

Anderson EE, Black LJ, Bostick NA. Preventing tragedy: Balancing physicians’ ethical obligations to patients and the public. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2007;1(Suppl 1):S38-S42.

Anderson EE, DuBois JM. The need for evidence-based research ethics: A review of the substance abuse literature. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2007;86(2-3):95-105.

Black L, Anderson EE. Physicians, patients, and confidentiality: The role of physicians in electronic health records. (Open Peer Commentary.) Am J Bioeth. 2007;7(3):50-51.

Anderson EE. A qualitative study of non-affiliated, non-scientist institutional review board members. Account Res. 2006;13(2):135-155.

Anderson EE. Parental consent for pediatric research. Virtual Mentor. 2006;8(10):667-671.

DuBois JM, Anderson EE. Attitudes toward death criteria and organ donation among health care personnel and the general public. Prog Transplant. 2006;16(1):65-73.

Levy SR, Anderson EE, Issel LM, Willis MA, Dancy BL, Jacobson KM, et al. Using multi-level, multi-source needs assessment data for planning community interventions. Health Promot Pract. 2004;5(1): 59-68.