PMPH Faculty

Smith Elise

Elise Smith, PhDAssistant Professor
Preventive Medicine and Community Health

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Email: elissmit@utmb.edu

Elise Smith, PhD

Dr. Elise Smith is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health (PMPH) with a membership in The Institute of Translational Science and The Institute for Medical Humanities. As a bioethics scholar with a background in philosophy, law, and the social sciences, she works on projects in research ethics, research integrity and public health ethics. She has a PhD in Applied Humanities (bioethics option) from the Université de Montréal funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. She completed her Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Bioethics Division of the National Institutes of Health's (NIH), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) funded by a Partnership Award provided by the Fonds de Recherche du Québec (Quebec Health Research Funding Council) and the NIH.

As a research ethics consultant at UTMB, Dr Smith is assisting in developing, applying and evaluating research ethics approaches in multi-institutional multidisciplinary research teams.

  • Certificate, Natural Sciences, University of Montreal, 2005
  • BA, minor in Philosophy, Ethics and Law and Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Montreal, 2008
  • MA, Bioethics, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, 2011
  • PhD, Applied Humanities (Bioethics Option), University of Montreal, 2011-2016
  • Bioethics
  • Research Ethics
  • Responsible Conduct of Research
  • Ethics of Team Science Research
  • Preventive Medicine and Population Health
  • Institute for the Medical Humanities
  • Institute for Translational Science