Elizabeth Heitman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Faculty Appointments
Associate Professor of Medicine Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Ph.D., medical ethics, Rice University, Houston, TexasB.A., romance languages, Rice University, Houston, Texas
Research Keywords
research ethics, research integrity, RCR, international standards, education
Loria C, Domm JA, Halasa NB, Heitman E, Miller EK, Xu M, Saville BR, Frangoul H, Williams JV. Human rhinovirus C infections in pediatric hematology and oncology patients. Pediatr Transplant [print-electronic]. 2015 Feb; 19(1): 94-100. PMID: 25377237, PMCID: PMC4280346, DOI: 10.1111/petr.12383, ISSN: 1399-3046.

Stephens AL, Heitman E. Reasoning Backwards by Design: Commentary on "Moral Reasoning among HEC Members". J Clin Ethics. 2015; 26(2): 118-20. PMID: 26132058, PII: 2015262118, ISSN: 1046-7890.

Heitman E. Cross-cultural considerations in u.s. Research ethics education. J Microbiol Biol Educ. 2014 Dec; 15(2): 130-4. PMID: 25574262, PMCID: PMC4278461, PII: jmbe-15-130, DOI: 10.1128/jmbe.v15i2.860, ISSN: 1935-7877.

Gelfond JA, Klugman CM, Welty LJ, Heitman E, Louden C, Pollock BH. How to Tell the Truth with Statistics: The Case for Accountable Data Analyses in Team-based Science. J Transl Med Epidemiol. 2014; 2(2): PMID: 26290897, PMCID: PMC4539260, ISSN: 2333-7125.

Anderson EE, Solomon S, Heitman E, DuBois JM, Fisher CB, Kost RG, Lawless ME, Ramsey C, Jones B, Ammerman A, Ross LF. Research ethics education for community-engaged research: a review and research agenda. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2012 Apr; 7(2): 3-19. PMID: 22565579, PMCID: PMC3483026, DOI: 10.1525/jer.2012.7.2.3, ISSN: 1556-2654.

Gelfond JA, Heitman E, Pollock BH, Klugman CM. Principles for the ethical analysis of clinical and translational research. Stat Med [print-electronic]. 2011 Oct 10/15/2011; 30(23): 2785-92. PMID: 21751225, PMCID: PMC4465206, DOI: 10.1002/sim.4282, ISSN: 1097-0258.

Heitman E, Litewka S. International perspectives on plagiarism and considerations for teaching international trainees. Urol. Oncol. 2011 Jan; 29(1): 104-8. PMID: 21194646, PMCID: PMC3038591, PII: S1078-1439(10)00271-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2010.09.014, ISSN: 1873-2496.

Kon AA, Schilling DA, Heitman E, Steneck NH, Dubois JM. Content Analysis of Major Textbooks and Online Resources Used in Responsible Conduct of Research Instruction. AJOB Prim Res. 2011; 2(1): 42-6. PMID: 21766046, PMCID: PMC3135017, DOI: 10.1080/21507716.2011.564263, ISSN: 2150-7716.

Heitman, E. London: World Scientific Publishing. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2011.

Allori AC, Leitman IM, Heitman E. Delayed assessment and eager adoption of laparoscopic cholecystectomy: implications for developing surgical technologies [editorial]. World J. Gastroenterol. 2010 Sep 9/7/2010; 16(33): 4115-22. PMID: 20806426, PMCID: PMC2932913, ISSN: 2219-2840.

DuBois JM, Schilling DA, Heitman E, Steneck NH, Kon AA. Instruction in the responsible conduct of research: an inventory of programs and materials within CTSAs. Clin Transl Sci. 2010 Jun; 3(3): 109-11. PMID: 20590680, PMCID: PMC2898747, PII: CTS193, DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-8062.2010.00193.x, ISSN: 1752-8062.

Heitman E, Petty J. New York: Routledge. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2010.

Allori AC, Leitman IM, Heitman E. Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery: lessons learned from the laparoscopic revolution. Arch Surg. 2008 Apr; 143(4): 333-4. PMID: 18427018, PII: 143/4/333, DOI: 10.1001/archsurg.143.4.333, ISSN: 1538-3644.

Hartmann KE, Heitman E, Brown NJ. London: Elsevier. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2008.

Heitman E, Olsen CH, Anestidou L, Bulger RE. New graduate students' baseline knowledge of the responsible conduct of research. Acad Med. 2007 Sep; 82(9): 838-45. PMID: 17726387, PII: 00001888-200709000-00005, DOI: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e31812f7956, ISSN: 1040-2446.

Bulger RE, Heitman E. Expanding responsible conduct of research instruction across the university. Acad Med. 2007 Sep; 82(9): 876-8. PMID: 17726396, PII: 00001888-200709000-00011, DOI: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e31812f7909, ISSN: 1040-2446.

Heitman E, Anestidou L, Olsen C, Bulger RE. Do researchers learn to overlook misbehavior?. Hastings Cent Rep. 2005 Sep; 35(5): 49. PMID: 16295264, ISSN: 0093-0334.

Heitman E, Bulger RE. Assessing the educational literature in the responsible conduct of research for core content. Account Res. 2005 Jul; 12(3): 207-24. PMID: 16634172, DOI: 10.1080/08989620500217420, ISSN: 0898-9621.

Cook-Deegan RM, Berkelman R, Davidson EM, Finder S, Heitman E, Kelley MC, King NM, Moseley R, Thomas JC, Tilden SJ, Vangsnes NM. Issues in biosecurity and biosafety [letter]. Science. 2005 Jun 6/24/2005; 308(5730): 1867-8. PMID: 15976287, PII: 308/5730/1867c, DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5730.1867c, ISSN: 1095-9203.

Srinivasan A, Brown J, Fahmy N, Heitman E, Singh M, Szklo M, Taylor H, White W. Preparing African Americans for careers in health care: the Jackson Heart Study. Ethn Dis. 2005; 15(4 Suppl 6): S6-71. PMID: 16317988, ISSN: 1049-510X.

Dinh-Zarr T, Goss C, Heitman E, Roberts I, DiGuiseppi C. Interventions for preventing injuries in problem drinkers. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2004; (3): CD001857. PMID: 15266456, DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001857.pub2, ISSN: 1469-493X.

Cooper SP, Heitman E, Fox EE, Quill B, Knudson P, Zahm SH, MacNaughton N, Ryder R. Ethical issues in conducting migrant farmworker studies. J Immigr Health. 2004 Jan; 6(1): 29-39. PMID: 14762322, PII: 478029, DOI: 10.1023/B:JOIH.0000014640.64905.02, ISSN: 1096-4045.

Heitman E, Wells AL. Washington, DC: American Public Health Association. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2004.

Heitman E, McKieran LC. Washington, DC: Association of Schools of Public Health. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2003.

Jennings B, Heitman E. Rowman and Littlefield. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2003.

Dinh-Zarr TB, Heitman E, Baker SP, Vaca FE, Wen W, Osberg S, DiGuiseppi C. Health risks of Latino children [letter]. JAMA. 2002 Oct 10/23/2002; 288(16): 1981-2; author reply 1983. PMID: 12387642, PII: jlt1023-1, ISSN: 0098-7484.

Heitman E. Competency-based ethics education in residency training. LAB Report. 2002; 13: 10-1.

Bulger RE, Heitman E, Reiser SJ. Cambridge University Press. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2002.

Heitman E. New York: Cambridge University Press. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2002.

Heitman E. Cambridge University Press. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2002.

Heitman E. New York: Cambridge University Press. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2002.

Heitman E. New York: Cambridge University Press. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2002.

Heitman E, Gremillion V. Ethics committees under Texas law: effects of the Texas Advance Directives Act. HEC Forum. 2001 Mar; 13(1): 82-104. PMID: 11307585, ISSN: 0956-2737.

Heitman E. The place of the humanities in an academic health science center: the double-edged sword of a required ethics curriculum. Med Humanit Rev. 2001; 15(2): 37-52. PMID: 12109501, ISSN: 0892-2772.

Heitman E. Ethical values in the education of biomedical researchers. Hastings Cent Rep. 2000 Jul; 30(4 Suppl): S40-4. PMID: 11658244, ISSN: 0093-0334.

[place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2000.

Animal Models for Assessing Countermeasures to Bioterrorism Agents. [place, publisher, date unknown].

Research in the Life Sciences with Dual Use Potential: An International Faculty Development Project on Education about the Responsible Conduct of Science. [place, publisher, date unknown].