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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Porter named UW-Teaching Academy Fellow

Headshot of Andrea Porter, Pharmacy Practice Division
Andrea Porter, Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research Division

Andrea Porter, associate professor (CHS) in the Pharmacy Practice Division, was among 17 peers inducted as a 2017 Teaching Academy Fellow.

Fellowship in the UW-Teaching Academy is an honor bestowed on individuals who have demonstrated teaching excellence, are recognized and nominated by their peers, and are committed to advancing the mission of the Academy. Fellows have a minimum of three years of experience as an educator at UW-Madison and have been formally recognized by their peers as having:

  • demonstrated teaching excellence
  • demonstrated substantial service or leadership in education at UW-Madison, and
  • expressed a willingness to be active participants in Teaching Academy events and governance

Beth Martin, associate professor (CHS) in the Pharmacy Practice Division, nominated Porter. Porter joined the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy faculty in November 2008 and is involved in coordinating the Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience courses for the first-year Doctor of Pharmacy students and the Integrated Pharmacotherapy Skills courses for second-year students. Her research interests focus on educational-based scholarship, particularly educational innovation and blended learning, as well as clinical research in her practice as a pharmacist in the anticoagulation clinic at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, Wis.

Porter was formally recognized at the The UW-Teaching Academy 2017 Induction Ceremony held April 12, 2017.