About Amanda

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Amanda Stanhaus is a Health Management and Policy Ph.D. student at The University of Michigan. She has been awarded NIH funding to explore her research interests of genetics, data privacy, and patient protection. Her research on the ethical implications of a blockchain-based electronic health record system can be found in the HIMSS Blockchain in Healthcare textbook.

Amanda’s advisor is Privacy Sociologist Professor Denise Anthony. She is visiting fellow this summer at Cornell Tech as a research assistant to Privacy Philosopher Professor Helen Nissenbaum. Amanda is a reviewer for the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association and Blockchain in Healthcare Today.

Prior, she worked as a strategist for J.P.Morgan’s Blockchain team that developed Quorum, a privacy-preserving version of Ethereum. As a research assistant to Yale University’s Professor Theodore Marmor, she analyzed Medicare during its 50th anniversary. And at McGill University, she worked with Dean Antonia Maioni to compare the welfare states of the U.S. and Canada while completing her B.A. in North American Studies and Economics.