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Heidi M. Anderson, Ph.D.
Heidi M. Anderson, Ph.D.

Dr. Heidi M. Anderson is Vice President for Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness at the University of Kentucky. She is a full professor in pharmacy and has served in the Provostís Office since 2006. Prior to her current appointment, she was Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and Assistant Dean for Education Innovation, College of Pharmacy.

As an academic leader she has received several notable distinctions. In 2004, she received the honor of being selected as a Fellow in the charter class of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Academic Leadership Fellows program. The American Pharmacists Association (FAPhA) selected Dr. Heidi Anderson as a 2005 Fellow for outstanding service and leadership to the pharmacy profession. In 2006, she was selected and completed a leadership and management institute for women in higher education through the Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) program at Wellesley College. Finally, American Council on Education (ACE) selected Dr. Anderson to participate in the 2009 leadership forum for women administrators. Dr. Anderson has over 20 years experience in teaching, learning, assessment and faculty development. She has served as principal and co-principal investigator, or project director on numerous research grants and contracts, and published or presented hundreds of papers. Dr. Heidi Anderson received her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. from Purdue University.

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