Dr. Gerald L. Anderson, DBA
Dr. Gerald Anderson is the founding partner of GRA Associates LLC, a healthcare, business management, and project management consulting firm. He has had varied work experiences in the private sector that range from work as a Commercial Lines Underwriter with the Kemper Insurance Companies to a position as an Assistant Administrator at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and an Assistant Vice President at a hospital owned by Adventist Health Systems.
His experience in academia includes teaching assignments as an adjunct instructor at Columbia Union College, and service as the Interim Senior Vice President for Operations at Washington Adventist University for 8 months. He is currently an adjunct assistant professor (distance learning) with the Business and Management Faculty Group at Shaw University.
His career in the Federal Government also included: the Health Care Financing Administration (HFCA), (now the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services), the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR), (now the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality), the Health Services and Resources Administration (HRSA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
His military service included 8 years of active duty in the U.S. Army, and 16 years in the Medical Service Corps of the U.S. Air Force Reserve, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel after multiple, diverse worldwide assignments.
He earned a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) from Walden University. Additionally, he earned a Master of General Administration (MGA) - Health Care Management/Organizational Assessment, a Bachelor of Science - Information Management Systems, and a Bachelor of Arts - Business Management/Behavioral Sciences, all from the University of Maryland/Global Campus.
Dr. Anderson is a Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE). He also holds the credentials of: Certified Professional in Healthcare information and Management Systems(CPHIMS) conferred by The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Project Management Professional(PMP) conferred by the Project Management Institute (PMI), in addition to Primary Care Medical Home Certified Content Expert (PCHM CCE) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
Dr. Anderson continues providing volunteer and consultative support, as a member of the Board of Visitors for Howard University’s College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences.