Heather joined the U-M Health System in spring of 2014, with a diverse business background, including many years with GlaxoSmithKline and, most recently, with a small, bioinformatics start-up company.

She has held a number of business-development, sales, international marketing and account management roles. Heather received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and obtained an M.B.A. in International Business from Pepperdine University. She earned a Ph.D. in Technology Management from Eastern Michigan University.