Sandy-Asari Hogan
Year
2019
Chapter
Position
Center for Disease Control & Prevetion (CDC), ORISE Evaluation Fellow

Sandy-Asari Hogan is an ORISE Evaluation Fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC). Dr. Hogan provides evaluation related technical assistance to local and state health departments across the U.S. evaluating and disseminating strategies that address various injury related topics.  Additionally, she provides evaluation technical assistance for initiatives focused on improving data collection and analysis, as well as developing strategies, programs and partnerships to address opioid misuse abuse, and overdose. Dr. Hogan also contributes to other evaluation studies focused on reducing the number of prescription drug/opioid overdose-related deaths and adverse events and assessing contextual and individual factors that influence the effectiveness of Medication Assisted Treatment in decreasing overdose death rates.

Previously Dr. Hogan served as the Maternal & Child Health Director for the Dallas & Fort Worth March of Dimes.  In this role she facilitated the implementation and evaluation of key programs to reduce infant mortality disparities, coordinated high level local maternal and child health volunteers, and explored opportunities to address inequity. Prior to this, she served as a policy analyst in the Department of Government Relations at Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Hogan has been involved in a variety of organizations.  She is a member of the Urban League of Greater Atlanta Young Professionals and the Atlanta American Evaluation Association. Dr. Hogan currently serves as the Chair of the Public Health Education & Health Promotion (PHEHP) section of the American Public Health Association (APHA) and is the President of the Society for the Analysis of African American Public Health Issues (SAAPHI). Additionally, she is a member Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and the Junior League of Atlanta.

Dr. Hogan lives by her mantra “an individual has not started living until [she] can rise above the narrow confines of [her] individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity”. Her goal is to continue to contribute to the field of public health and serve the community through the examination of social determinants of health, and the application of translational research and practice to improve health outcomes and achieve health equity.

Dr. Hogan received her Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science from Baylor University, Master of Public Health and Doctor of Public Health degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center. A Houston, Texas native, Dr. Hogan enjoys crafts, music, and sports.