Lori Anderson, DNP, CRNA, APRN
Chair, Program Director
Dr. Lori R. Anderson has been a CRNA since 1997. She received her MSN-Nurse Anesthesia from Rush University/Chicago, her MSN/BSN from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, and her Doctor of Nursing Practice-Systems Leadership from Rush University/Chicago. Her expertise includes work in helicopter and critical care transport, as well as in the CCU, ICU, ER, and Cath Labs in Rockford, IL. Dr. Anderson has provided numerous professional presentations and been published in the Journal of Nursing Administration and JBI Evidence Synthesis journal. She is the recipient of the IL Nurses' Association Horizon Award in 2007 and the Agatha Hodgins CRNA Memorial Award as an Outstanding Graduate Nurse Anesthetist from Rush University in 1997. Lori is an Associate Professor for the Rosalind Franklin University, College of Health Professions, Department of Nurse Anesthesia, and has served as a faculty member in the Department since 2009.