• 2166 Citations
1996 …2022
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Research Interests

Dr. Gordon is Professor in the Department of Surgery-Division of Transplantation, Center for Healthcare Studies, and Center for Bioethics & Medical Humanities at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Gordon completed her doctorate in Medical Anthropology at Case Western Reserve University. Thereafter, she completed a Fellowship in Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago. Dr. Gordon obtained her Master’s degree in Public Health from University of Illinois, Chicago, specializing in Community Health Sciences. Her research interests include: ethics of organ transplantation and donation, health disparities in access to health care and health outcomes, informed consent, self-care & chronic illness management, health literacy, and qualitative research & mixed methods. Dr. Gordon has received funding from the NIDDK, NIAID, NINR, HRSA, VA, and DOD for her research in transplantation and decision aids. Dr. Gordon currently serves as the Chair of the UNOS Ethics Committee, and Associate Editor for the American Journal of Transplantation.

Education/Academic qualification

MPH, University of Illinois - Chicago

… → 2005

PhD, Case Western Reserve University

… → 1999

Keywords

  • Bioethics
  • Empirical Bioethics
  • Ethics of Research with Human Subjects
  • Health Communications
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Literacy
  • Health Services Research
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Mixed Methods
  • Patient-Centered Care
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Transplantation

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Grants 2009 2022

Manuscripts
Postal Service
Telephone
Research Personnel
Interviews
Focus Groups
Social Media
Research Ethics Committees
Education
Baltimore
Human Experimentation
Tissue Donors
Transplants
Research
Tissue Donors
Transplants
Kidney Transplantation
Education
Chronic Kidney Failure

Research Output 1996 2019

Correlates and outcomes of alcohol use after single solid organ transplantation: A systematic review and meta-analysis

on behalf of the B-SERIOUS consortium, Jan 1 2019, In : Transplantation Reviews. 33, 1, p. 17-28 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Organ Transplantation
Meta-Analysis
Alcohols
Transplants
Drinking
Living Donors
Hispanic Americans
Kidney Transplantation
Transplants
Chronic Kidney Failure

African American Living Donors’ Attitudes About APOL1 Genetic Testing: A Mixed Methods Study

Gordon, E., Amόrtegui, D., Blancas, I., Wicklund, C. A., Friedewald, J. J. & Sharp, R. R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Kidney Diseases.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Apolipoproteins
Living Donors
Genetic Testing
African Americans
Tissue Donors
Apolipoproteins
Genetic Testing
Transplants
African Americans
Physicians
6 Citations

Association of race and ethnicity with live donor kidney transplantation in the United States From 1995 to 2014

Purnell, T. S., Luo, X., Cooper, L. A., Massie, A. B., Kucirka, L. M., Henderson, M. L., Gordon, E. J., Crews, D. C., Ebony Boulware, L. & Segev, D. L., Jan 2 2018, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 319, 1, p. 49-61 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Kidney Transplantation
Tissue Donors
Hispanic Americans
Waiting Lists
Incidence