Heidi Albright brings expertise in project management, public health administration, and finance to her position as Director of the Institute for Cancer Care Innovation at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Concurrent with her duties at the institute, Ms. Albright serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the Eye Care for Kids Foundation and as a member of the HCA (Health Care Administration) Houston Advisory Council for Texas Woman’s University. Heidi Albright maintains membership in the American Public Health Association and the American College of Healthcare Executives, and served as a Fellow with the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
In preparation for her career in health care, Heidi Albright studied healthcare administration at the Texas Woman’s University. An excellent student, Ms. Albright attended the university with the aid of a Sam Houston Memorial Scholarship, an Interfaith Ministries Scholarship, and two Department of Health Care Administration Traineeship Grants. After graduating with her Master of Healthcare Administration in 2006, she went on to earn a Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Ms. Albright also holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of New Orleans.
In addition to her contributions to the advancement of cancer treatment as the Director of the Institute for Cancer Care Innovation, Heidi Albright has also co-written several articles on public health topics. Her written work has appeared in publications such as the Harvard Business Review, Health Affairs, and Cancer. She has garnered numerous accolades as well, including the 2012 Edgar C. Hayhow Award for Article of the Year and inclusion in the HealthTech Council’s list of the top 100 leaders in health care information technology.