BS, Upper Iowa University, Physical Education
MA, Indiana University, Physical Education
PhD, University of Iowa, Physical Education and Sport Studies
Dr. Anderson joined Bridgewater State College in 1981 and served as Director of the Athletic Training Program for 19 years. She served 6 years as the Chairperson of the Department of Movement Arts, Health Promotion & Leisure Studies, as well as the coordinator of the department's graduate programs. Prior to coming to Bridgewater, she taught Physical Education in the Jessup and West Union, Iowa public school systems. While at Indiana University, she was the Director and Instructor of Sports Emergency Care for the Recreation Department.
Dr. Anderson currently serves on the NATA Board of Certification (BOC) Board of Directors, and is an on-site evaluator for the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Dr. Anderson is recognized as a nationally prominent author in athletic training, having published Foundations of Athletic Training: Prevention, Assessment and Management and Fundamentals of Athletic Training, both widely used across the United States and Canada.