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. 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. Dr. Anderson's service to the profession includes serving as: President of the Illinois Association of Nurse Anesthetists; the CRNA member of the Illinois Board of Nursing; and a member of the Board of Directors for the National Board for Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA). Dr. Anderson 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.