Lori Anderson Professor of Practice


MPAS, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
B.S., University of Iowa College of Medicine
A.A., Iowa Lakes Community College

VPH 312

Lori Anderson has served as a professor of practice with the Northwestern PA program since the program's inception in 2019. She earned her B.S. in physician assistant studies from the University of Iowa and a MPAS in physician assistant studies from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

Anderson brings with her a wealth of knowledge from her time practicing family medicine, serving as a medical science liaison and sales representative in the pharmaceutical industry, and working as a disease management consultant in the area of metabolic disease and obesity. She also has additional background experience as an emergency medical technician, respiratory therapist and a licensed practical nurse.

Physician Assistant, Orange City Area Health System Walk in Clinic

Physician Assistant, Avera Medical Group Sibley Iowa

Physician Assistant, Semler Medical Clinic Story City Iowa

Disease Management Consultant, Ideal Protein of America

Health Science Associate, Merck Pharmaceutical Company

Licensed in Iowa

NCCPA certified




IPAS Board of Directors, Secretary

IPAS CME Committee Member