Dr. Sandy-Asari Hogan is a Director at ORS Impact focused on evaluation and social impact strategy. In her role, Dr. Hogan partners with clients engaged in innovative social change to evaluate aspects of their work that are complex and hard to measure, employing the use of culturally responsive, equitable, and innovative evaluation methods. Sandy builds bridges between evaluation, research, and practice. Prior to this role Dr. Hogan was an Associate/Senior Program Evaluator at Booz Allen Hamilton and has worked as a PPEO (ORISE) Evaluation Fellow in the CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) on the Division of Analysis, Research, and Practice Integration (DARPI) team. Dr. Hogan has also served as the Maternal & Child Health Director for the Dallas & Fort Worth March of Dimes and worked in the Department of Government Relations at Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas, Texas. With over a decade of experience in program planning, evaluation, health equity and policy in both federal and nonprofit sectors, Sandy believes that our power exists in community, both as individuals and collectively. Sandy blends her love of community and public health with innovative mixed method, cross sector and system approaches that facilitate strategic social impacts.
Dr. Hogan also believes in the power of giving of one’s time, talent, and treasure. She serves as the Vice President of the Urban League of Greater Atlanta Young Professionals (2021-2023) and is the 2022-2023 Chair of the American Public Health Association (APHA) InterSectional Council Steering Committee (ISC). She has served as the past chair of the Public Health Education & Health Promotion section of the American Public Health Association (APHA); the past President of the Society for the Analysis of African American Public Health Issues (SAAPHI) and is a current board member for Black Ladies in Public Health (BLiPH). In addition, Sandy is a 2021 Black Futures Lab Policy Institute Fellow, 2019-2020 Leader in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity (LEEAD) Scholar, a 2020 Leadership Buckhead graduate, a member of the 2022 class of Outstanding Atlanta and is an alumna of the Atlanta Chapter of the New Leaders Council (NLC) (2019) and the National Urban League Emerging Leaders Program (2022). Dr. Hogan is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Efik National Association, Inc. USA (her Nigerian tribal community).
Dr. Hogan, a Houston, Texas native, holds a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree with a focus in Public Health Practice and Master of Public Health degree in Community Health from the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) as well as an undergraduate degree in Forensic Science from Baylor University.