Emily Schenk works with Dr. James DuBois, DSc, PhD, overseeing educational programming in the Bioethics Research Center (BRC), including the Professionalism and Integrity in Research Program (P.I. Program) and the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) course.
Prior to joining the BRC, Emily worked for 10 years with Dr. Amy Waterman, PhD studying the psychosocial aspects of kidney transplantation and living donation. She assisted with designing patient health education, coordinated a statewide educational program and national conference, served as a kidney health educator, recruited study participants and conducted survey interviews and educational interventions. In 2013, Emily began working with Dr. Elna Nagasako, MD, PhD, MPH as a clinical research project coordinator in areas of study related to social determinants of health, stakeholder and community engagement, quality improvement, and improving health care for vulnerable patient populations. Additionally, Emily served as clinical research project coordinator to Dr. Min Lian, MD, PhD supporting spatial epidemiology research projects.
Ms. Schenk earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech-Communications from the University of Missouri – Columbia. She joined Washington University School of Medicine in 2003.