Anderson Is American Leadership Fellow

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Heidi M. Anderson

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Anderson began her career in the UK College of Pharmacy in January 2002. She currently holds the U.S. Surgical Professorship in Pharmacy Administration. Anderson received a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy, a master’s degree in education, and a doctorate degree in pharmacy administration from Purdue University. Her pharmacy practice experience includes work in independent and chain community practices.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 21, 2004) -- The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) has selected Heidi M. Anderson, assistant dean, Office of Education Innovation in the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, to participate in the charter class of the Academic Leadership Fellows program. The year-long faculty development program in health professions education is designed to develop the nation’s most promising pharmacy faculty in becoming future leaders in pharmaceutical and higher education. Supported in part by a grant from Pfizer Inc., the Fellows Program was developed in response to the needs of AACP members.

Anderson began her career in the UK College of Pharmacy in January 2002. She currently holds the U.S. Surgical Professorship in Pharmacy Administration. Anderson received a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy, a master’s degree in education, and a doctorate degree in pharmacy administration from Purdue University. Her pharmacy practice experience includes work in independent and chain community practices. 

As assistant dean, her responsibilities include leadership in faculty development and the refinement and implementation of active and innovative learning strategies, including Web-based instruction for both on- and off-campus use. She also provides leadership in the design and implementation of an educationally sound program of curricular and student assessment, including input into methodologies for continuous program improvement; and the research, scholarship, development and management of projects and grants.


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