Sandra learned early on that despite one’s societal status, positive health outcomes are possible. She grew up in a Guatemalan orphanage and contracted tuberculosis at the age of two — formidable experiences that shaped this outlook in her life. While doctors gave Sandra just two weeks to live, she ultimately overcame the illness and thrived, all thanks to the tireless efforts and resources pulled together on her behalf by the orphanage. Now, she uses that experience to fuel her drive in the health field to make positive outcomes possible for everyone.

As a senior consultant on the health and human services team, Sandra works to promote healthy outcomes, leading projects and drawing on her passion and analytical approach. On any given day, Sandra may be collecting data from stakeholders, facilitating focus groups, or helping to set directional outcomes and client roadmaps.

Prior to joining PSC, Sandra spent seven years at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, where she helped shape the alternative payment model strategy and advance health equity efforts.

Email: [email protected]

A Little More…

Education: BA in Psychology from Michigan State University and an MSW from Columbia University

With PSC since: November 2021

PSC superpower: Recognizing people’s strengths

Favorite part of working at PSC: Being able to work on many different passion projects

Why Michigan? All the beauty and family fun Lake Michigan has to offer