17308-Alexander, Andreia

Andreia B. Alexander, PhD, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

MH DG414
Indianapolis, IN


Dr. Alexander is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and an Assistant Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency. She has been a faculty member at IUEM since 2018. She graduated from the IUSM MSTP (MD/PhD) Program in 2014 and from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Emergency Medicine Residency in 2018. She works clinically at IU Health Methodist and West Hospitals. His/her clinical interests include resident education, improving Emergency Department care for sexual and reproductive health issues, and raising awareness of systemic racism and implicit biases in ED clinical practice. Her research focuses on decreasing sexual and reproductive health (SRH) disparities and finding alternative settings for SRH care access. She is also an expert in qualitative research methods. Outside of work Dr. Alexander enjoys coaching and playing basketball, watching football and rugby, spending time with her son, Nicolas, and imagining that she is at the beach.

Key Publications

Alexander, A.B., Masters, M.M., & Warren, K. (2020). Caring for Infectious Disease in the Prehospital Setting: A Qualitative Analysis of EMS Providers Experiences and Suggestions for Improvement. Pre-Hospital Emergency Care, DOI: 10.1080/10903127.2019.1601313


Alexander, A.B., & Ott, M.A. (2019). Fifty years Ago in The Journal of Pediatrics: Rape: A Complex Management Problem in the Pediatric Emergency Room. The Journal of Pediatrics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.05.014


Alexander, A.B., & Ott, M. (2018). A Social Emergency Medicine Approach to the Implementation of Sexual and Reproductive Health Interventions in the Emergency Department. Invited Commentary. Academic Emergency Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1111/acem.13616.*


Alexander, A.B., Best, C., Stupiansky, N., & Zimet, G. (2015). A model of health care provider decision making about HPV vaccination in adolescent males. Vaccine, 33(33): 4081-6.


Alexander, A.B., Ott, M.A., Lally, M., Sniecinski, K., Baker, A., Zimet, G.D, & The Adolescent Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions. (2015). Adolescent decision-making about HIV vaccine trial participation. Vaccine, 33(11):1331-1337.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Education
    2014 PhD Indiana University
    2014 MD Indiana University
    2006 MPH Indiana University
    2005 BS University of Florida
  • Research

    Decreasing sexual and reproductive health disparities in the emergency department including:

    • Contraception initiation in the ED
    • Linkage to family planning services for marginalized populations
    • Improving miscarriage management in the ED
    • STI testing and treatment
    • PREP initiation in the ED for HIV prophylaxis

    Improving the ED patient experience

  • Professional Organizations
    American College of Emergency Physicians, Member
    American Medical Association (AMA)
    Indiana State Medical Association
    Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
    Society of Family Planning, Member
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine
  • Clinical Interests

    Resident education

    Improving Emergency Department care for sexual and       reproductive health issues

    Raising awareness of systemic racism and implicit biases in ED clinical practice

  • Awards
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2022-05-01

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