Shilo Anders, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor
Faculty Appointments
Research Associate Professor of Anesthesiology Research Associate Professor of Computer ScienceResearch Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Ph.D., Industrial & Systems Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, OhioM.A., University of Dayton, Dayton, OhioB.A., University of Montana, Western, Dillon, Montana
Office Address
1211 21st Ave N, MAB ste 732
Nashville, TN 37203
Research Description
Dr. Shilo Anders is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University. Dr Anders’ research focus is to apply human factors engineering as an approach to improve patient safety in healthcare. She is interested in research on system design, individual and team performance issues, and improvements in patient safety and quality. Of particular interest is improving health information technology (HIT), through a user-centered design process that starts with methods to thoroughly understand the work domain. Dr. Anders is helping to make HIT more efficient, effective and be better integrated into the clinical workflow. In addition, she is applying human factors engineering to design, develop, and evaluate patient-facing healthcare technologies.
Research Keywords
Human factors engineering, usability engineering and design, human computer interaction; informatics, information visualization