Annie J. Daniel, PhD

Founder & CEO,
Institute for Healthcare Education Leadership and Professionals

Dr. Daniel is the founder and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Education Leadership and Professionals (“iHELP”) and interim president of the National Association for Black Veterinarians (“NABV”).

She also serves as the Director of Veterinary Instructional Design and Outcomes Assessment in the Office of Student and Academic Affairs at Louisiana State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM). As Director, she develops, manages, and implements initiatives that facilitate the improvement of faculty pedagogical and assessment skills. In addition, she is responsible for developing the outcomes assessment model, curriculum mapping, and instructional design for the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Dr. Daniel also works with the SVM administrators to development, manage, and implementation initiatives that facilitate the improvement of faculty pedagogical and assessment skills. In addition, her responsibilities also include directing the outcomes assessment reporting and data collection for the School of Veterinary Medicine Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree curriculum, preparing accreditation reports and analyzing data for both the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and the AVMA Council on Education (COE) DVM degree program accreditation.

She has had education leadership roles in higher education at the school level, department level, and university level with: Dillard University (Assistant Professor of Education, Assistant Director, Teaching, Learning, Technology, Culture Center and Middle Level Education Program Coordinator); Tulane University School of Medicine (Director, Office of Medical Education & Assistant Clinical Professor); Des Moines University (Director, Center for the Improvement of Teaching and Learning & Associate Professor of Public Health).

Her research interests include: Barriers that prevent African American students from entering professional & graduate degree programs, Effects of mentoring on retention, preparedness, and success of African American students in higher education, Deviance when using the Internet, social media, and technology, and Causes and consequences of ineffective use of technology in education. She earned her PhD in Vocational Education from LSU in Baton Rouge, LA.

Annie J. Daniel, PhD

Board of Directors

  • Annie J. Daniel, PhD

  • Thomas C. Durant, PhD

  • Charles Daniel, II

  • Eric Shepperd, JD

  • Carolette Nishikawa, PhD

  • Iris Raby