Dr. Sandra C. Garmon Bibb, DNSc., RN, FAAN
Dr. Bibb is a Servant Leader with a passion for population health improvement, health equity, health equality, eliminating health and health care disparities, interprofessional education, collaboration and practice, leadership development, mentoring, coaching, and progressive positive change.
Dr. Bibb served in the United States Navy as an active duty nurse and retired at the rank of Captain (0-6) in 2004, after serving three decades in the Armed Forces. While on active duty she established and served in a number of leadership roles where she lead interprofessional health care teams in the design and delivery of population-based, culturally appropriate health care. After retiring from the Navy, she served as faculty, Department Chair, and Associate Dean at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland from July 2004 to July 2014; and Dean and Professor at Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas from August 2014 to January 2020. Served as an independent Cultural Competence Consultant from 2007 to 2014; and as a Nurse Scientist Consultant from 2012 to 2019. Over 25 years of experience in senior and executive leadership positions in military and academic settings and has served on numerous national and international review committees, boards, and task forces. A Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, recognized for research initiatives and published works related to population health outcomes, health and health care disparities.