Stephanie Solomon Cargill, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.
Associate professor of health care ethics; associate professor of public health
Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics
- M.S.P.H., Saint Louis University, 2020
- Postdoctoral fellowship in research ethics, University of Michigan
- Ph.D. in philosophy, Emory University
- B.A. in philosophy, Ohio State University
- B.A. Judaic studies, Ohio State University
Institutional Review Board policy; research ethics with vulnerable populations; collaborative health research methodologies; public health research ethics (biobanking, CBPR ethics, genetics research, etc.); public communication about research and research ethics.
- Chair of Castle IRB, a central IRB specializing in gene and cell therapy, and rare disease research (2019-present)
- Foreign Influence on Research Committee (2019-present)
- Applied Health Research Council (2019)
- Editorial Board member of Ethics & Human Research journal (2018-present)
- Faculty Senate Governance Committee (2016-2019)
- Surgical Innovation Policy Committee (2018)
- Qualitative Research Committee (2016-present)
- Health, Information, Communication, and Technology Collaboration (2016-present)
- Director of Empirical Concentration in PhD Program (2015-present)
- Creator and Coordinator of SLU’s Responsible Conduct of
- Research program and IRB education (2010-present)
- Deputy Chair Institutional Review Board (2013-2019)
- Institutional Review Board Member (2010-2013)
Publications and Media Placements
- Solomon Cargill & J. Dubois (2020) Lessons for RCR Education from Behavioral Science
- Solomon Cargill (2020) Applying the Ecological Model to RCR Education (plan to submit spring 2020)
- Eidsvik, Andrea & Solomon Cargill (2020) Ethical issues in Somatic gene therapy ethics (plan to submit spring 2020)
- Dempsey, Kirsten & Solomon Cargill (2020) Retaining Space for Hope in Conversations about Medical Futility Cambridge Quarterly Healthcare Ethics
- Espinoza, Marissa & Stephanie Solomon Cargill (2020) The ethics of research with the “otherwise healthy”: patient perspectives and risk/benefit analysis in research. Journal of medical ethics. (plan to submit spring semester)
- Solomon Cargill, S (2019) RCR Instruction as Behavioral Change Intervention: What can we learn from public health? Accountability in Research (plan to submit by end of fall semester)
- Solomon Cargill, S. (2019) Accrediting ethics in schools and programs of public health: a problematic gap in current CEPH criteria. Public Health Reports.
- Solomon Cargill, S. (2018) How do we really communicate? Challenging the assumptions behind informed consent interventions. IRB: Ethics & Human Research 41.4: 23-30.
- Solomon Cargill, S. (2018) Moving from the “why” to the “how”: Two approaches to giving research participants voice. IRB: Ethics & Human Research 40(2):8-11.
- Solomon Cargill, S. (2018) What Can IRBs learn from CABs? A Qualitative Analysis of the Experiences of Recruitment and Training of Nonscientist members on Research Review Boards. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics 13(1): 88-94.
- Goold, SD, Myers CD, Szymecko L, Cunningham C, Martinez S, Campbell T, Rowe Z, Danis M, Solomon Cargill S, Kim HM. Priorities for Patient Centered Outcomes Research: The Views of Minority and Underserved Communities. 2017.
- Solomon Cargill, S, Baker, L., Goold, SD. (July 2017) Show me the money! An analysis of underserved stakeholders’ funding priorities in PCOR research domains. Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research. 6(5): 449-459.
- Solomon Cargill, S et al. (May-June 2016). "Community-engaged research ethics review: Exploring flexibility in federal regulations." IRB: Ethics and Human Research 8(3): 11-19.
- Solomon Cargill, S. (Feb. 2016). "Biobanking and the abandonment of informed consent: An ethical imperative." Public Health Ethics 1-9.
- Solomon, S. (2016). "Too any rationales, not enough reason: A call to examine the goals of including lay members on Institutional Review Boards." Accountability in Research, 23(1): 4-22.
- Solomon, S. & Mongoven, A.(co-authors).(2015). "Extending the surrogacy analogy: What clinical advance directives teach biobanks." Public Health Genomics, 18(1): 1-10.
- Hartz, S., Cavazos-Rehg, P., Culverhouse, R., Dineen, K., DuBois, J., Kaphingst, K., Kauffman, D., Olfson, E., Plunk, A., Ranmarine, S., Saccone, N., Solomon, S., Bierut, L. (2015). "Return of genetic results in a high-risk sample: Enthusiasm and positive behavioral change." Genetics in Medicine, 17(5): 374-379.
- Solomon, S. et al.(2014). "Piloting a nationally disseminated, interactive human subjects protection program for community partners: Unexpected lessons learned from the field." Clinical and Translational Science, 7(2): 172-6.
- Solomon, S. et al. (2014). "Piloting a nationally disseminated, interactive human subjects protection program for community partners: Design, content, and evaluation." Clinical and Translational Science, 7(2): 177-183.
- Solomon, S. (2013). "Protecting and respecting the vulnerable: Existing regulations or further protections?" Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, 34(1): 17-28.
- Anderson, E. ,Solomon S., et al.(2012). "Research ethics education for community engaged research: A Review and Research Agenda." Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 7(2): 3-19.
- Solomon, S., & Abelson, J.(2012). "Why and when should we use public deliberation?" Hastings Center Report, 42(2): 17-20.
- Mongoven, A. & Solomon, S. (co-authors).(2012). "Biobanking: Shifting the analogy from consent to surrogacy." Genetics in Medicine, 14(2): 183-188.
- Solomon, S. and Piechowski, P.(2011). "Developing community partner training: Regulations and relationships." Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 6(2): 23-30.
- Solomon, S.(2010). "Kuhn’s alternative path: Science and the social resistance to criticism." Perspectives on Science, 18(3): 352-368.
- Solomon Cargill, S. (2022) Stakeholder engagement and (the limits of) IRB review. Ethical Issues in Stakeholder-Engaged Health Research
- Solomon, S.(2015). Ch.24: Ethical Issues. In S. Kulkarni, S. & Pfeifer, J.(Eds.), Clinical Genomics: A Guide to Clinical Next Generation Sequencing (404-434). London, UK: Elsevier, Inc. Academic Press.
- Solomon, S.(2014). Using debate to foster deeper understanding of controversial policy topics. In Dubois, J (Ed.), ORI Casebook: Stories about Researchers Worth Discussing, Instructor’s Manual. Rockville, MD: Office of Research Integrity.
- Solomon, S.(2009). Stakeholders or experts? On the ambiguous implications of public participation in science. In Van Bouwel, J (Ed.), The Social Sciences and Democracy: How philosophy of science informs us about their relation (39-62). Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
- Solomon Cargill, S (2021) Agency and Exploitation: Exploring the Hidden World of Healthy Phase I Research Participants: Review of Jill A. Fisher, Adverse Events: Race, Inequality, and the Testing of New Pharmaceuticals.
- Solomon Cargill, S (2019) Rejecting ‘understanding’: An Ethical proposal whose time has come. American Journal of Bioethics, 19(5):41-42.
- Ethical Protections in Community Engaged Research (2015). Community Partner Training Program.
- Anderson, E. & Solomon, S.(2013). Community Engagement: Critical to continued public trust in research. American Journal of Bioethics, 13(12): 44-46.
- S. Solomon. (2013). Public health emergencies: Research’s friend or foe? American Journal of Bioethics, 13(9): 21-23.
- S. Goold & S. Solomon (co-authors).(2008). Where can we find justice? American Journal of Bioethics, 8(10): 11-13.
Professional Organizations and Associations
- American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH)
- Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R)
- CTSA Clinical Research Ethics Group
- Community Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)