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|Area of Specialty:
||Pharmacy Education (specifically: teaching, learning and assessment)
||Dr. Anderson received her B.S. degree in Pharmacy, M.S. in Education and Ph.D. in Pharmacy Administration, all from Purdue University. Prior to joining UK in 2002, Dr. Anderson served 12 years at Auburn University where she was Chair of the Curriculum Committee in the School of Pharmacy and Head of the Department Pharmacy Care Systems.
During the academic year 2005-06, Dr. Heidi Anderson was Professor and Assistant Dean for Education Innovation at the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Pharmacy. She held the U.S. Surgical Endowed Professorship in Pharmacy Administration in the College. Dr. Anderson provided leadership with innovative teaching, learning and assessments methods. Development of a peer teaching evaluation process was a key area of her responsibility; she assisted faculty in refining and utilizing active and innovative learning strategies, including distance learning. Another vital aspect of her role was being well-informed about the new accreditation standards and guidelines that will affect the college effective 2007 and guiding the College to build upon successes and identify areas for growth.
Dr. Anderson is a member of several organizations including: American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), and American Educational Research Association (AERA). She served as Chair of the AACP Social and Administrative Sciences section from 2000-2001. In 2004, she received the honor of being selected as a Fellow in the charter class of the AACP Academic Leadership Fellows program. Within APhA she has served in the House of Delegates, a member of various APhA committees. She was selected as a participant in the 2004 UK Circles of Power Leadership Program for Women. In 2005, Dr. Anderson was honored by being selected as a 2005 Fellow of the American Pharmacists Association (FAPhA) for outstanding service to the profession through APhA and other organizations. In the American Association of Higher Education, she has served as an invited participant at the Assessment Conference Research Forum and as a session presider at the Annual Assessment Conference. Dr. Anderson was appointed to serve as the AACP designee in a six-year term on the ACPE Board of Directors (July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2012).
1. American Pharmaceutical Association, APhA (1979 - present)
2. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, AACP (1986 - present)
3. American Educational Research Association (AERA) (1996-2005)
4. American Association of Higher Education (AAHE) (1997-present)
5. Phi Lambda Sigma National Pharmacy Leadership Society (1987 - present)
American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, Reviewer 1985 Present
The Journal of Pharmacy Teaching, 1989-present
The Journal of Pharmacy Teaching, Member, Editorial Board, 1989-Present
1. Buring, S., Anderson, HM and Monaghan, M. “Special Session: Curricular Quality Improvement”, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Annual Meeting, July 11, 2005, Cincinnati, OH (invited).
2. Anderson, HM, Roberts, KB, Bird, E and “Special Session: Creating a Culture of Assessment: Closing the Loop”, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Annual Meeting, July 12, 2005, Cincinnati, OH (invited).
1. ACPE Board Meetings (January, June 06)
2. ACPE Site Visit – Touro, CA (April 06)
3. AACP Institute, Lansdowne, VA (May 06)
4. AACP Interim meeting – San Antonio, TX (February 06)
5. Universidad de Puerto Rico – Recinto de Ciencias Medicas – presented workshop on “Institutional Assessment” – (May 06)
6. Higher Education Resource Services/New England- HERS/NE – October, November 2005; January, March, and April 06
7. College of Pharmacy, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ – presented faculty retreat on institutional assessment – (October & November 05)
|Primary Research Focus:
||1. Applying the social, behavioral and administrative sciences to problems in pharmacy practice and education
2. Teaching and learning
3. Design, development and evaluation of instructional methods
||1. Articles and consultation on educational assessment in peer-reviewed journals
2. Leadership in revision of curricular outcomes for pharmacy education
3. Development of student focus groups to evaluate teaching/learning effectiveness
||1. Bird, E., Anderson, H.M., Anaya, G. and Moore, D. “Beginning an Assessment Project: A Case Study Using A Data Audit and Content Analysis”, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, vol. 69, no 3, article 53 online 2005 at http://www.aacp.ajpe.org
2. (Submitted to AJPE) Bhavsar, VM; Bird, E; Anderson HM. “Formative Evaluation in Pharmacy Education using Student Focus Groups”
3. “Successful Teaching Excellence Perspectives. Anderson, HM., Beck, D., Brandt, B., and Chase, P. AACP (book from American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, currently undergoing review)