Heidi Harkins, executive director of the UNC-Chapel Hill Professional Science Master’s program, has been elected to the National Professional Science Master’s Association Board of Directors.
Her three-year term begins on Jan. 1, 2018. In 2017, Harkins was appointed to the PSM National Office’s steering committee. The National Office and NPSMA work collaboratively to support PSM initiatives and the leaders who implement those initiatives within programs throughout the nation.
UNC-Chapel Hill’s PSM degree programs are in biomedical and health informatics, toxicology and digital curation. Harkins also chairs the advisory committee for The Graduate School’s new Graduate Certificate in Business Fundamentals program, which concentrates on helping graduate students develop skills applicable to a variety of professional settings.