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

For a more detailed list of publications by Dr. Emily Anderson, see this edited list on PubMed. 

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. [See abstract.]

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.