Heather Robertson works at the University of Kentucky as the Assistant Director of Operations for BREATHE and as the Assistant Director of Operations for Evidence Based Practice and Tobacco Treatment Services via UK HealthCare management for Eastern State Hospital. She oversees programs, budgets, contracts, and staffing. Heather has over 30 years of experience in program management, growth, and development; resource development and management; fiscal development and management; research; and evidence-based evaluations, surveillance and inspections. Heather holds a Masters of Public Administration and is a 1994 graduate of the post-Masters Federal Presidential Management Program. She has experience at the local, state, and federal level. Her work includes being an Expansion Specialist (Certificate of Need) for Appalachian Regional Healthcare, Inc. and providing private consultation as a Program Evaluator and Management Trainer. She has worked for the Department for Health and Human Services as a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Specialist and Fraud and Abuse Specialist and in the DHHR Federal Inspector General’s office as an Inspection and Evaluation Specialist along with other roles. She has extensive knowledge regarding the health implications of radon and secondhand smoke. She has been with the University of Kentucky College of Nursing nearly 15 years.
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