Sandra Murdock, PhD

Sandra Murdock

Assistant Professor
Executive in Residence, College of Business

Program Area: Healthcare Administration

Professional Preparation

  • PhD, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Public Health, Health Services Organization
  • MA, Central Michigan University, Management, Health Care Administration
  • BS, Augustana College, Medical Technology


Sandra Murdock, PhD, FACHE, is currently Executive-in-Residence and Assistant Professor for the TWU MHA Program. During her extensive career, she was instrumental in the design and implementation of the Region 2 Health Plan for the Texas 1115 Medicaid Waiver. Executive positions include VP of Operations, President & CEO, COO, AVP of Ambulatory Operations and Chief Administrative Officer.

Dr. Murdock is an active member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) where she is a Fellow. She is an Examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, and member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).

Representative Publications

Murdock, S., Gammon, E., Delgado, R., & Brichto, E. (2017). "Survey of CAHME Accredited Program leaders on Justification and Use of Professor of Practice and Executive in Residence Models," targeted for Journal is not in list - being petitioned.

Murdock, S., Gammon, E., & Delgado, R. (2017). "Strategies to Achieve Competencies During Disruptive Change," targeted for Journal is not in list - being petitioned.

Murdock, S. (2017). "Phlebotomy and Its Impact on Patient Satisfaction and Customer Service."

Gammon, E., Murdock, S., & Delgado, R. (2016). "A Link to the Market Place: Integrating Practitioners in Graduate Healthcare management Education," Revised and resubmitted to Journal on Excellence in College Teaching.

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