Protecting Our Communities: 10 Questions to Ask When Considering a Research Partnership


This presentation will review points that community health center leaders, providers, and staff should consider when engaging in a research project or partnership. How can we best make sure that research participants, our community residents, our staff, and our organizations are protected?  We will review human research protections issues as framed by U.S. federal research regulations as well as broader ethical considerations that are important to community-based organizations and the communities we serve.

What: Protecting Our Communities: 10 Questions to Ask When Considering a Research Partnership 

When: Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 12-1 pm CST

Where: Webex

Trainer: Emily Anderson, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Loyola University

Audience: Community Health Center Leadership, Staff, Providers and others interested in learning more about community-based research ethics

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Emily Anderson, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Loyola University

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.