Dr. Anders is a Research Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Biomedical Informatics, and Computer Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). She is the Center for Research and Innovation in Systems Safety Assistant Director for Human Centered Design and Information Technology. As a nationally recognized scientist in cognitive and human factors engineering, Dr. Anders has been involved in numerous federally funded and commercial projects to create new technologies in healthcare including information technologies that contain decision support and AI. She has with both professional and academic experience with systems analysis and design, software development processes, and design of clinical decision support (CDS) systems.