Mandy R. Seiferlein

Mandy R. Seiferlein
Mandy R. Seiferlein

Director of Assessment and Accreditation
Interim Associate Provost of Assessment and Accreditation
Dean's Office
Phone: (231) 591-3805
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • MPA, Western Michigan University School of Public Affairs and Administration, Health Care Administration
  • BBA, Western Michigan University Haworth College of Business, Public Administration, Political Science

Biography

Mandy Seiferlein serves as the Director of Assessment and Accreditation for the Ferris State University College of Pharmacy. In this role, Seiferlein works with College faculty and administrators to execute a comprehensive approach to curricular and programmatic assessment that embodies continuous quality improvement and honors the institution's commitment to shared governance.

As Interim Associate Provost of Assessment and Accreditation, Seiferlein provides leadership and support for a team-based approach to assessment and accreditation throughout the division of Academic Affairs. Serving as the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Accreditation Liaison Officer for the University, Seiferlein is the point of contact for HLC policies, practices and other matters related to accreditation. Seiferlein is also responsible for leadership and oversight of the University's course evaluation system, course and program assessment system, faculty/staff activity reporting system, and the Perkins V Career and Technical Education grant program.

Publications and Intellectual Contributions

  • Journal Article
    VanLangen, K. M., Meny, L. M., Seiferlein, M. R., Bright, D. R. (2019). "Faculty Perceptions of Entrustable Professional Activities as a Framework for APPE Readiness," American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. https://www.ajpe.org/doi/pdf/10.5688/ajpe7501

Presentations

  • Oral Presentation
    Meny, L. M. (Author & Presenter), Seiferlein, M. R. (Author & Presenter), HatchEd 2019, "What’s Really Going On?​ A Practical Model for Using Perception Data for Continuous Improvement," Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan, (September 26, 2019).
  • Oral Presentation
    Maerten-Rivera, J. (Presenter), Doloresco, F. (Other), Meny, L. M. (Presenter), Seiferlein, M. R. (Presenter), Chen, A. (Presenter), Pharmacy Education 2019, "Data Overload? Three Approaches to Implementing Data-Driven Changes Using the AACP Curriculum Quality Survey," American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Chicago, Illinois, (July 17, 2019).
  • Poster
    Meny, L. M. (Author), Seiferlein, M. R. (Author & Presenter), Chen, A. M. (Author & Presenter), Wandling, E. (Author), Pharmacy Education 2019, "Faculty Perceptions of a Town Hall Model for Engagement in Data-Driven Decision Making," American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Chicago, Illinois, (July 15, 2019).
  • Poster
    Meny, L. M., VanLangen, K. M., Bright, D. R., Seiferlein, M. R., Pharmacy Education 2018, "Measurement of Faculty Consensus of EPA Importance to Determine APPE Readiness," American Association of Colleges of PHarmacy, Boston, Massachussets, (July 23, 2018).
  • Poster
    VanLangen, K. M. (Author & Presenter), Meny, L. M., Bright, D. R., Seiferlein, M. R., Philip, A., Sharma, R., DiVall, M., Pharmacy Education 2018, "Measuring APPE Readiness: A Survey of U.S. Colleges of Pharmacy," American Association of Colleges of PHarmacy, Boston, Massachussets, (July 23, 2018).
  • Oral Presentation
    Wellman, G. S. (Presenter), Seiferlein, M. R. (Presenter), ExamSoft Assessment Conference, "Using Assessment Data to Demonstrate Achievement and Identify At-Risk Students in a Health Professions Program," ExamSoft, Fort Lauderdale, FL, (June 28, 2018).
  • Oral Presentation
    Seiferlein, M. R. (Presenter), Meny, L. M. (Presenter), AALHE 2018 Annual Conference, "What's Really Going On? A Practical Model for Using Perception Data for Continuous Improvement," AALHE, Salt Lake City, UT, (June 6, 2018).
  • Oral Presentation
    Meny, L. M. (Presenter), VanLangen, K. M. (Presenter), Seiferlein, M. R. (Presenter), Bright, D. R. (Presenter), 13th Annual Preeptor Development Conference, "Destination Pharmacist: How Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) Serve as the GPS to Get You There," Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, Grand Rapids, MI, (May 31, 2018).
  • Oral Presentation
    Seiferlein, M. R., Gibbs, L., Hegenauer, J., Assessment Institute in Indianapolis, "Developing an HLC Quality Initiative: A Decentralized Approach," Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, (October 24, 2017).
  • Poster
    Wellman, G. S. (Author), Smith, C. L. (Author), Seiferlein, M. R. (Author), Meny, L. M. (Author), Bright, D. R. (Author), Salvati, L. A. (Author), Girand, H. L. (Author), Thill, P. (Author), Ottney, A. R. (Author), Hancock, K. E. (Author), Ward, T. D. (Author), Shiltz, D. (Author & Presenter), AACP Annual Meeting, "Integration of Entrustable Professional Activities & CAPE Domain 4 Outcome into a Revised PharmD Curriculum," American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Nashville, Tennessee, (July 15, 2017).