Janet S. Carpenter, PhD, RN
- Distinguished Professor, Indiana University
- Associate Dean for Research, IU School of Nursing
- Co-Director, Training in Behavioral Nursing Research, IU School of Nursing
Over the past two decades, Dr. Carpenter's research has focused on menopausal symptoms in cancer survivors and midlife women without cancer. Dr. Carpenter has expertise in developing and testing phenotypic assessment tools (self-reported and physiological), building theories, and designing and conducting multi-site randomized controlled trials testing behavioral, pharmaceutical, and nutraceutical interventions. She has received numerous honors and awards, including induction into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.
Peter H. Schwartz, MD, PhD
- Director, Center for Bioethics, IU School of Medicine
- Director, Bioethics and Subject Advocacy Program, Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
- Associate Professor of Medicine, IU School of Medicine
- Associate Professor of Philosophy, School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI
Dr. Schwartz’s research focuses on patient decision-making and risk communication in prevention and precision medicine. His team conducts empirical research on colorectal cancer screening, especially the impact of including quantitative information about risk and benefit in patient decision aids. He has written extensively on related ethical issues, including how much information should be provided by decision aids, and whether and how to allow patients to have control of access to and use of their electronic health information, including genetic information.