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Elizabeth Lanphier, PhD,MS

Assistant Professor of Clinical-Affiliate

Pediatrics | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Clinical Ethics)
  • Doctoral Degree: Vanderbilt University (Philosophy)
  • Master's Degree: Columbia University (Narrative Medicine)
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Research Interests

Clinical Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Feminist Ethics, Shared and Collective Responsibility, Rights Theory, Consent, Complicity, Trauma Informed Care, Humanitarianism

Peer Reviewed Publications

Antommaria, Armand H Matheny; Lanphier, Elizabeth 2022. Supporting Marginalized Decision-Maker's Autonomy(ies). The American journal of bioethics : AJOB, 22 6, 22-24

Lanphier, Elizabeth 2022. Abortion and the Intersection of Ethics, Activism, and Politics. The American journal of bioethics : AJOB, 22 8, 72-74

Anani, Uchenna; Lanphier, Elizabeth; Feltman, Dalia 2021. Trading Cultural Competency for Trauma Informed Care. The American journal of bioethics : AJOB, 21 9, 13-16

Lanphier, Elizabeth 2021. A Problem of Self-Ownership for Reproductive Justice. Cambridge quarterly of healthcare ethics : CQ : the international journal of healthcare ethics committees, 30 2, 312-327

Lanphier, Elizabeth 2021. Aporia of the Gift: Precision Medicine's Obligations Without Expectations. The American journal of bioethics : AJOB, 21 4, 83-85

Lanphier, Elizabeth 2021. Physician outreach during a pandemic: shared or collective responsibility? Journal of medical ethics, ,

Lanphier, Elizabeth 2021. Trust, Transparency, and Trauma Informed Care. The American journal of bioethics : AJOB, 21 5, 38-40

Lanphier, Elizabeth 2021. Narrative and Medicine: Premises, Practices, Pragmatism. Perspectives in biology and medicine, 64 2, 211-234

Lanphier, Elizabeth 2021. Breaking Down Communication: Narrative Medicine and its Discontents Social Philosophy Today, 37 ,

Lanphier, Elizabeth 2021. Friends and Citizens in Plato’s Crito: A Revisionary Relational Reading Philosophy in the Contemporary World, 27 1, 44-67

Lanphier, Elizabeth; Anani, Uchenna E 2021. Trauma Informed Ethics Consultation. The American journal of bioethics : AJOB, , 1-13

Lanphier, Elizabeth; Fyfe, Shannon 2021. Age-not sex or gender-makes the case of Ellie Anderson Complex. Journal of medical ethics, ,

Lanphier, Elizabeth; Fyfe, Shannon 2021. Pediatric Off-Label Use of Covid-19 Vaccines: Ethical and Legal Considerations. The Hastings Center report, ,

Lanphier, Elizabeth; Mosley, Luke; Antommaria, Armand H Matheny 2021. Assessing Visitor Policy Exemption Requests During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Pediatrics, ,

Elizabeth Lanphier, Takunda Matose, Abu Ali Abdur'Rahman 2020. (Re)Imagining (Re)Habilitation An Argument from Death Row Public Philosophy Journal, 2 2,

Fyfe, Shannon; Lanphier, Elizabeth 2020. Why Ethical Sex Demands (the Category of) Nonconsensual Sex Southwest Philosophical Review , 36 1, 135-143

Lanphier, Elizabeth 2020. “How is the Truth to be Said?” Abortion Narratives in Feminist Activism, Politics, and Philosophy Rejoinder, 5 ,

Lanphier, Elizabeth 2020. Ethical Home: Making, Remaking, and Unmaking Moral Community Social Philosphy Today, 36 1, 105-124

Lanphier, Elizabeth; Fyfe, Shannon 2020. The Moral Weight of Preferences: Death, Sex, and Dementia. The American journal of bioethics : AJOB, 20 8, 76-78

Lanphier, Elizabeth; Harris, Kelly W 2020. The Strawman at the Pox Party. The American journal of bioethics : AJOB, 20 9, 73-75

Lanphier, Elizabeth; Mckiernan, Amy 2020. Thinking About Thought Experiments in Ethics Teaching Ethics, 19 1, 17-34

Matose, Takunda; Lanphier, Elizabeth 2020. Rights Don't Stand Alone: Responsibility for Rights in a Pandemic. The American journal of bioethics : AJOB, 20 7, 169-172

Lanphier, Elizabeth; Anani, Uchenna 2019. Narrative Ethics and Intersectionality. The American journal of bioethics : AJOB, 19 2, 29-31

Lanphier, Elizabeth 2016. The Internet as Spectator Disclosure: Consent, Community and Responsibility in Patricia Lockwood’s Viral Poem ‘Rape Joke’ American Studies Journal, 61 ,

Fyfe, Shannon; Lanphier, Elizabeth; Peterson, Andrew . Neurorights for Incarcerated Persons: Should We Curb Inflation? AJOB neuroscience, 13 3, 165-168