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Heather Ladage, MEd

Senior Research Project Coordinator




Primary Responsibilities

My primary responsibilities include operations for the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division in the Department of Population Science and Policy, assisting in grant and manuscript writing, acting as a program manager.


I received a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Illinois Springfield and a master’s degree in Human Resource Management with concentration in Community Colleges Teacher and Learning. I have over ten years of research experience with quantitative and qualitative methods. Before joining SIU School of Medicine in Fall 2018, I worked six years at the Illinois State Board of Education working as a principal consultant in the licensure division and title grants department.