Sandy Johnson Harris
Sandy Johnson Harris serves as the vice president of Equity, Inclusion & Diversity (EI&D) for MedStar Health. In this role, Harris is responsible for the implementation of a comprehensive EI&D strategy, focusing on the multidimensional perspectives of associates from across the system, addressing health disparities and inequities, and furthering MedStar Health’s mission—to serve our patients, those who care for them, and our communities.

Harris joined MedStar Health with more than 25 years of experience leading global EI&D efforts, most recently serving as chief operating officer at Cook Ross, Inc., an internationally recognized consulting firm specializing in EI&D, unconscious bias, leadership training, and change management. Prior to her role at Cook Ross, she held progressive leadership roles at Sodexo, including vice president, Global Diversity & Inclusion, and vice president, Operations & Strategy Diversity & Inclusion. She also served in a variety of diversity and inclusion leadership positions at Medtronic, a global medical technology company.

Harris has headed her own diversity consulting practice and served as the vice president of the Global Diversity Center of Excellence at Thomson Corporation. Before this, she held leadership and management roles at national and global organizations, including General Mills, Cargill, Wilson Learning, Wang Laboratories, and Xerox Corporation.

Throughout her career, Harris has served on several steering committees and advisory boards focused on EI&D. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science in economics.