The Strategic Initiatives and Community Health Improvement team works collaboratively with community health and community outreach teams at all JHHS hospitals to align priorities and messages system wide. The team produces collateral materials and reports for public relations and government compliance and works to promote change through strategic program development and communication strategies.
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Prior to joining GCA in 2006, Sharon's experience at Johns Hopkins included finance and administration management of federally funded research projects. Prior to coming to Johns Hopkins, Sharon enjoyed a music performance career which included orchestral and chamber music, studio recording and global touring. She received bachelors’ and master’s degrees in music performance from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University and an M.B.A. from the Carey Business School.
William joined GCA as Associate Director of Strategic Operations in 2011. He has been with Johns Hopkins since 1992. Prior to joining GCA, he worked in research, writing, and editing capacities at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Institute of Genetic Medicine. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the Johns Hopkins University and an M.B.A. in finance from the Carey Business School.
Sherry joined GCA in 2013 as Financial Manager for the department. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Sherry was co-owner of a telecommunications business handling all financial, operations, human resources and marketing functions for the company. Previous to that, she was the Regional Director of Financial and Information Systems for Vanguard Cellular Systems/AT&T for 15 years. Sherry has her M.B.A. from the Pennsylvania State University. She completed her B.B.A. with a concentration in computer applications from Penn State and attended the University of Maryland, College Park.
Lynette has been with Johns Hopkins for more than 20 years. She works closely with the Director of Strategic Initiatives, and assists with administrative management of the day-to-day operational functions of the office. Prior to joining GCA, Lynette was a Government Relations Associate for the office of Government Relations at the Johns Hopkins Health System. She attended the College of Notre Dame.
Sudanah joined GCA in 2016 as a Budget Analyst working closely with the Financial Manager. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Sudanah spent 17 years as a Revenue Analyst and Supervisor of Accounts Receivables at Discovery Communications Inc. Sudanah graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration as well as a Bachelor of Science in Communications at Howard University
Prior to coming to GCA, Robin held administrative positions in the Dean’s Office and External Affairs at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. She also worked at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in the Oncology Medical Records Department, where she received certificates for Medical Terminology and ICD-9 Medical Coding.