Dr. Heidel earned a B.A. in Psychology and a Minor in Business Administration, an M.S. in Mental Health Counseling, and a Ph.D. in Counselor Education with an Intercollegiate Graduate Minor in Statistics and a Graduate Certification in Evaluation, Statistics, and Measurement from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He was a Yates Dissertation Fellow. Dr. Heidel was a graduate assistant in the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine for four years where he worked as a statistical and research design consultant. Upon graduation, Dr. Heidel accepted an appointment as an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine. His research interests focus on 1) the process and content of biostatistical consultation in medicine, 2) the development, administration, and evaluation of a standardized biostatistical and research design curriculum in graduate level medicine, 3) the application of isomorphism in clinical supervisory and educational environments, 4) medical simulation, and 5) survey and instrumentation validation.
Focus Areas: Biostatistics | Psychometrics | Research Design | Instrument and Survey Creation | Curriculum Development | Program Evaluation | Consultation | Isomorphism
Skills and Expertise: Biostatistics | Psychometrics | Research Design | Evaluation