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Research fellow

Dr. Kim Sanders

Dr. Kim Sanders is a senior leader in population health, government programs, health care and public health informatics.  She has gained experience managing programs and projects, by guiding all levels of IT and health care professionals through clinical systems and software configuration, development and implementations. In this capacity she has inspired and fostered team commitment, pride, and trust.  Dr. Sanders is adept at facilitating cooperation and motivating team members to accomplish group or personal goals. She thrives on strategy development, capitalizing on opportunities and managing risk. Dr. Sanders values cultural competency and respects diversity.

Dr. Sanders completed or graduate studies at the University of Phoenix. She earned a Doctorate in Health Administration (DHA) in 2011, and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in 2004. She has spent the last 20 years as a heath care IT consultant who has experience at both the state and federal levels directing government programs.  As such she has gained knowledge about the significant facets of health policy, social justice, leadership and public health coupled with skills in critical thinking, analytical writing, and public speaking.

Dr. Sanders gained international experience when she was asked to develop and facilitate a course for an international university in Jakarta, Indonesia. She currently guest lectures delivering an introduction to public health informatics course she developed for the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.  Dr. Sanders serves as doctoral mentor for Walden University DHA and PhD programs in the School of Health Sciences.  She is adjunct faculty at California Baptist University.