Lynley Anderson is an Associate Professor and Head of Department of the Bioethics Centre at the University of Otago in New Zealand. In her role she teaches ethics and professional issues to undergraduate and postgraduate health professional students. Lynley has conducted research on the ethical issues in sports health care, and from that has written codes of ethics for health professional bodies including the Australasian College of Sports and Exercise Physicians (ACSEP) (2008, 2016), and the NZ Physiotherapy Board and Society (2011, 2017). She was also recently involved with drafting guidelines for the use of mesenchymal stem cell use in sports health care for the ACSEP.
Lynley was a founding editor of the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry and editor of the New Zealand Bioethics Journal. She currently chairs New Zealand’s Health Research Council Ethics Committee.