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Emily Anderson, PhD, MPH


Regulatory Support and Knowledge Core


In addition to directing the CCTS's Regulatory Core, Dr. Emily Anderson is an associate professor in the Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics at Loyola University's Stritch School of Medicine. 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, including the CIRTificiation program.