Heidi McCann, PhD

Heidi McCann
Program Director of Education

Dr. McCann is Program Director for Education in the Department of Population Health Sciences. Prior to her working at Duke, she provided instructional support to students and faculty at a number of institutions including Amherst College and UMass Amherst. Most recently, she served as Deputy Director of Operations at The James B. Hunt Institute for Educational Leadership and Policy.

In 2021, Dr. McCann received her PhD in Educational Research and Policy Analysis, from the Adult, Workforce, and Continuing Professional Education program at NC State. In addition to her doctorate, she earned an MBA from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts and holds a Master of Science in Library and Information Science from Simmons College in Boston. Dr. McCann is certified in project management and non-profit management.