Mary Martin Lowe, PhD is President of Learning Advisors, LLC, where she works with organizations on faculty development, educational design, activity development, and overall program evaluation, with an emphasis on Continuing Education in the Health Professions (CEhp).
Mary earned a PhD in Adult Learning from the University of Connecticut in 2007. Her research interests included both organizational learning and continuing medical education. Mary’s dissertation, which focused on physician learning, was entitled, “Continuing Medical Education for Physicians: Key Factors Contributing to Learning and Change. Mary earned a MA in Speech Communication from the University of Georgia and a BA in Communication from Louisiana Tech University. Combining her educational background in adult learning and communication, Mary has a passion for faculty development and CEhp practitioner professional development. Her faculty development experience includes initiatives at the American College of Cardiology, Knowledge to Practice, and the Alliance for CEhp. Mary’s faculty development philosophy is to help “teachers” become “facilitators of learning” by understanding how adults learn. Prior to founding Learning Advisors in 2009, Mary served in a number of roles with the Accreditation Council for CME, including Director of Education and Recognition and Director of Accreditation and Recognition. Mary also worked for the American Association of Neurological Surgeons as Manager of Professional Development. Mary is a member of the Alliance for CEhp, Illinois Alliance for CME, the Society for Academic CME and the Association for Talent Development. She serves as the Book Review Editor for The Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions. Although Mary and her husband Scott were both born and raised in Louisiana, they have become Midwesterners, enjoying their city life in Chicago. In 2003, they welcomed their first son, Jack. They became proud parents of their second son, Sam, in 2008. Mary and Scott are making sure that Jack and Sam learn about their Louisiana heritage and treasure the spirit of New Orleans. Both boys eat crawfish, love king cake, celebrate Mardi Gras, and sing “When the Saints Go Marching In!”
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