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Heidi M. DiFrancesca, PhD

  • Associate Scientist

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615 N. Wolfe Street
Room W8508
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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PhD, Duquesne University, 2007
BS, Lee University, 2004


Dr. DiFrancesca serves as the Executive Director of Academic Affairs and Education Programs. In this role, she leads the academic office and staff, and oversees the academic programs in addition to the program directors, admissions committees, curriculum committee, masters program advisory boards, and teaching faculty/preceptors as it relates to academic affairs and student matters.

Accordingly, she provides the overall academic direction and operational oversight, and is accountable for student outcomes and the financial performance of academic affairs. Moreover, she works collaboratively with the faculty and staff to advance the academics in the department.