Shilo Anders, PhD

Research Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Research Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Research Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Associate Professor
Center for Research and Innovation in Systems Safety
1211 21st Avenue S
Room / Suite
732
Nashville
Tennessee
37212
(615) 936-4343

Shilo Anders, PhD, is an Associate Research Professor of Anesthesiology with secondary appointments in both Biomedical Informatics and Computer Science. Her research applies approaches from human factors engineering to improve patient safety in healthcare. She is interested in research on system design, individual and team performance and decision making, and improvements in patient safety and care quality. Dr. Anders is helping to make health information technology (HIT) more efficient, effective and be better integrated into the clinical workflow through user-centered design, workflow analysis, and cognitive task analysis. In addition, she is applying human factors engineering methods to design, develop, and evaluate patient-facing healthcare technologies. Dr Anders teaches and co-teaches courses in computer science and biomedical informatics.