Andrea E. Achenbach is an assistant clinical professor and the Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Iowa College of Nursing. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology at the United States Air Force Academy, and her Master of Nursing and Healthcare Practice, Master of Science in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Iowa.
In addition to university responsibilities, her clinical practice involves working as a primary care manager at Peterson Air Force Base. Her research areas include chronic illness outcomes, implementation/translational methodology, health disparities, and health literacy.
In addition, she is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau.