Sarah Sanders, PharmD
Member, Board of Directors
American Medical Association Foundation
Dr. Sarah Sanders is the President of the AMA Alliance, an organization of which she has been a member for more than 25 years. One of the first committees she chaired at the county level of the Alliance was the American Medical Association Education and Research Foundation Committee, now known as the AMA Foundation. Dr. Sanders has served the Alliance in many roles at the national level including president-elect, secretary, treasurer, director, and membership advisory committee chair. She was President of the Indiana State Medical Association Alliance from 2004‐2005 and President of the Delaware‐Blackford County Medical Society Alliance from 1997‐1998.
Dr. Sanders received her bachelor of science in pharmacy and doctor of pharmacy degrees from Purdue University and received a master's of arts in gerontology from Ball State University. She taught at Butler University College of Pharmacy as an assistant professor and also was a guest lecturer at Temple University School of Pharmacy. Dr. Sanders has volunteered on many boards and committees in the various communities in which she has lived including serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Open Door Community Health Services, Inc. in Muncie, Indiana. She is a past chair of the Minority Advocacy Council of Purdue University College of Pharmacy and continues to sit on that council.
Dr. Sanders is married to Charles E. Sanders, Jr., MD, a rheumatologist and vice president of graduate medical education and research for the Mount Carmel Health System in Columbus, Ohio. They have two daughters, Dr. Samantha Sanders, a researcher with ExxonMobil in Clinton, N.J., and Dr. Kimberly Sanders, a pharmacy fellow with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.