Rev. Dr. Sandra Conner

Deputy Director

Since Rev. Dr. Conner joined MCHI in 2015 she has worked on the design and implementation of the Maryland Faith Health Network and has engaged faith communities to protect and promote access to quality, affordable health care and make prescription drugs more affordable.  She was instrumental in connecting more than 70 faith-based organizations with hospital and public health resources to help keep their congregants healthy. Rev. Dr. Conner has also served as a consumer advocate on state advisory boards such as the Maryland Health Care Commission Health Information Exchange workgroup and the Maryland Health and Health Disparities Advisory Committee.

Rev. Dr. Conner serves her community in a number of capacities. In 2019 she became the first female president of the Baptist Ministers Night Conference of Baltimore and Vicinity, and also serves as the Correspondence Secretary for the Ministers’ Conference of Baltimore and Vicinity. She is the 2019 recipient of the Zeta Phi Beta, Inc., Alpha Zeta Chapter, Inc. Woman of the Year for Religious Service, recognizing her for unselfish and distinguished service that significantly contributed to activities within and beyond her Spiritual Community and was a source of spiritual strength to others. Rev. Dr. Conner is the pastor of Shepherd’s Heart Missionary Baptist Church.