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About Dr. Sands

 

Professional

Professional
Dr. Sands has worked for a number of “Fortune” size companies (UnitedHealth Group, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, PacifiCare Health Systems, ING Financial Partners, MassMutual & Vulcan Materials Company)...

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Education

Education
Dr. Sands has achieved his PhD, MBA, BSM, and a Masters Certificate in Six Sigma. Additinally, holds state of California Department of Insurance for Life & Health and Property & Causality and holds series...

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Academia

Academia
Dr. Sands has taught (Capella University, Los Angeles Pacific University, University of Phoenix, Azusa Pacific University & Colorado Technical University) online and in-person undergraduate and graduate...

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Academia

Academia:
Dr. Sands has taught (Capella University, Los Angeles Pacific University, University of Phoenix, Azusa Pacific University & Colorado Technical University) online and in-person undergraduate and graduate level courses in Healthcare and Management since 2007.

Dr. Sands has also participated in creating and editing educational classroom materials and delivery. Dr. Sands research interest is in healthcare, business, and technology.

 

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Education

Dr. Sands has achieved the following:

  • Walden University: PhD. - Doctorate of Philosophy in Management with a focus in Leadership and Organizational Change
  • Pepperdine University: MBA - Masters of Business Administration
  • Pepperdine University: BSM - Bachelors of Science in Management
  • Villanova University: Masters Certificate in Lean Six Sigma with an emphasis in Healthcare

  • Dr. Sands also achieved his Certification as a Six Sigma Lean Black Belt from UnitedHealth Group.
  • Richard is also licensed with the state of California Department of Insurance for Life & Health and Property & Causality and holds series 6 & 63 security licenses with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FNRA).

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Professional

Professional Industry Experiences:
Dr. Sands has worked for a number of “Fortune” size companies (UnitedHealth Group, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, PacifiCare Health Systems, ING Financial Partners, MassMutual & Vulcan Materials Company) in managerial & leadership positions over the past 30 years.

Dr. Sands has extensive industry experience focusing on business transformation, cost reduction, improving operational efficiencies and implementing cutting edge technology.
 

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