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School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 364-8733
nrsinfo@oakland.edu
M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 364-8733
nrsinfo@oakland.edu
M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

Elizabeth Eisenhauer, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor
2044 Human Health Building
(248) 364-8856
eisenhauer@oakland.edu

Dr. Elizabeth Eisenhauer’s current research focuses on the ethical, legal, and social implications of biobanking and genetic testing, specifically issues related to informed consent. She is interested in the role of information and personal values in patients’ health care decision-making.

Education
  • PhD in Nursing – University of Michigan
  • MLS – State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Graduate Certificate: Health Informatics – State University of New York at Buffalo
  • BSN – State University of New York at Buffalo
Research Area Interests
  • Bioethics
  • Informed Consent
  • Genetic and Genomic Testing
  • Legal, Ethical, and Social Implications of Biobanking
  • Health Literacy, Information, and Decision-making
  • Population Health
Research/Publications
  • Eisenhauer, E. R., Tait, A. R., Kane Low, L., & Arslanian-Engoren, C. M. (2019). Mothers' decisions about donating newborns' blood spots for research: A qualitative study. The Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing, 33(4), 361–371. doi: 10.1097/JPN.0000000000000412 
  • Eisenhauer, E. R., Tait, A. R., Rieh, S. Y., & Arslanian-Engoren, C. M. (2019). Participants' understanding of informed consent for biobanking: A systematic review. Clinical Nursing Research, 28(1), 30-51. doi: 10.1177/1054773817722690
  • Eisenhauer, E. R., & Arslanian-Engoren, C. (2016). Religious values and biobanking decisions: An integrative review. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 30(2), 104-123. doi:10.1891/1541-6577.30.2.104
  • Eisenhauer, E. R. (2015). An interview with Dr. Barbara A. Carper. Advances in Nursing Science, 38(2), 73-82. doi: 10.1097/ANS.0000000000000067
  • Eisenhauer, E. R. (2015). Informed consent and the use of biospecimens in research. AJN: The American Journal of Nursing115(7), 11. doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000467253.32265.28
  • Eisenhauer, E. R. (2014). Letter to the editor. Advances in Nursing Science, 37(3), 190-191. doi:10.1097/ANS.0000000000000042
  • Eisenhauer, E. R., Mosher, E. C, Lamson, K. S., Wolf, H. A., Schwartz, D. G. (2012). Health education for Somali Bantu refugees via home visits. Health Information and Libraries Journal 29(2), 152-161. doi:10.1111/j.1471-1842.2012.00979.x
  • Eisenhauer, E., Uddin, D.E, Albers, P., Paton, S., Stoughton, R.L. (2011). Establishment of a low birth weight registry and initial outcomes. Maternal and Child Health Journal 15(7), 921-30. doi:10.1007/s10995-009-0540-8
Grants
March 2010-March 2011 CareSource Foundation, Dayton, OH. Miami Valley Hospital was awarded funds to increase smoking cessation interventions for pregnant women based on data from the Low Birth Weight Registry. Award Amount: $5000.

Professional Affiliations
  • American Nurses Association
  • American Nurses Association: Michigan
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society
  • Medical Library Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing