Associate Professor, Department of Community and Environmental Health
Sand has taught a variety of different courses, both in the Health Informatics and Information Management and Health Science Studies programs at the undergraduate level, including subjects such as health information, medical coding and reimbursement, health data, medical terminology, and the interprofessional capstone course. She also serves as an internship coordinator.
Sand enjoys collaborating with fellow faculty on a variety of research topics, including interprofessional education, online learning, ICD-10-CM/PCS training, and nontraditional student engagement, among others.
Sand currently chairs the college’s Interprofessional Education Committee. This committee is working towards the goal of creating an interprofessional curriculum throughout the college.
Sand also co-chairs the university’s Institutional Review Board and has taken a lead role in Idaho to educate both new students and working professionals on the new medical coding system, ICD-10-CM/PCS. She has been invited to speak on this subject at several conventions and meetings and offers both in-person and online workshops through the university.