Jane Oppenlander, PhD

Assistant Professor of Bioethics,
The Bioethics Program



Jane Oppenlander is an assistant professor at Clarkson University where she teach statistics for the School of Business and the Clarkson University – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Bioethics Program. For over 30 years Dr. Oppenlander worked as an industrial statistician applying statistics and operations research in the energy industry. Dr. Oppenlander is a certified six sigma black belt and has consulted and published in the fields of transportation engineering, critical care medicine, educational assessment, and nursing. Her current research interests include statistics education, adult learning, evidence-based nursing practice, and empirical bioethics. Dr. Oppenlander received her Ph.D. in Administrative and Engineering Systems from Union College and an M.S. in statistics, B.A. in mathematics, and a B.S. in education, all from the University of Vermont. Outside of her professional interests, Dr. Oppenlander conducts the Colonie (NY) Town Band and plays clarinet with the Guilderland (NY) Town Band.


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