Erica K. Salter, PhD
Erica K. Salter is an instructor of Health Care Ethics. She directs the Undergraduate Minor in Health Care Ethics, oversees the PhD clinical practicum and teaches clinical ethics to PhD students and nursing students. Dr. Salter has a degree in philosophy and cognitive science from Rice University and completed her PhD in Health Care Ethics at St. Louis University in 2011. Her doctoral dissertation examined standards of pediatric decision making for both the general pediatric population and for children with significant intellectual disability. Dr. Salter serves on the ethics committees at St. Louis Children's Hospital and St. Louis University Hospital, as well as the Institutional Review Board at St. Anthony's Hospital. Her research interests include pediatric ethics, ethics education, neuroethics and clinical ethics consultation.
- Washington University's Brown School of Social Work, (Fall 2009) MSW course Clinical Intervention in Health, guest lecturer.
- American Society for Bioethics and the Humanities, (2009 Annual Meeting), Paper Presentation, "Clinical Ethics and the Dynamics of Group Decision-Making".
- Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, (September 2009), Noon Ethics Lecture Series Presenter: "The Ethics of End-of-Life Communication in Pediatric Settings".
- M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Ethics Lecture to Faculty and Staff, July 2007 "Pandora's Box: The Ethics of End-of-Life Conversations".
- Saint Louis University, Fall 2008. Philosophy 336: Medical Ethics. Guest Lecturer on Clinical Ethics, Group Facilitator on Ethics Committee Case Discussion.
- Saint Louis University Dissertation Fellow, Fall 2010-Spring 2011
- Saint Louis University Diversity Fellow, Fall 2006-Spring 2010
- Who's Who in American Universities and Colleges, Summer 2009
- ASBH Early Scholars Travel Scholarship, Fall 2009
- Neuroethics Society Student Travel Scholarship, Fall 2008