Texas Tech University

Buesseler Lecture Series Hosts Christopher Sandles of University Health

Jacob Gordon

September 29, 2023

Sandles, the president of hospital operations, will share his insights on the evolving landscape of health care administration.

WHATTexas Tech University's Jerry S. Rawls College of Business hosts Christopher R. Sandles, president of operations at University Health, as part of the John Aure Buesseler Distinguished Lectureship Series

WHEN:  11:30 a.m., Friday (Oct. 6) with lunch provided

WHERETexas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Room ACB 150, 3601 Fourth St.

Christopher R. Sandles
Christopher R. Sandles

EVENT:   Sandles will share his insights and expertise in hospital operations, healthcare management and leadership with university students, faculty and guests.

Sandles is known for his dedication to improving patient care, enhancing operational efficiency and fostering innovation within the health care industry. His distinguished background includes 20 years of service with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in various operational and senior roles before being appointed to his current role in 2022. 

In addition to his extensive professional experience, Sandles is an alumnus of Rawls College, having earned both his bachelor's and Master of Business Administration degrees with an emphasis in Health Organization Management. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and has contributed to the health care community by serving on several boards, including the San Antonio Chapter of the American Heart Association.

His lecture will cover topics such as health care leadership, the importance of patient-centered care and the challenges and opportunities facing the health care industry today. This coincides with the Buesseler Distinguished Lectureship Series' mission to bring well-known health care leaders and speakers to Texas Tech each fall and spring semester, thanks to alumnus John Aure Buesseler, who greatly impacted health care in West Texas

This free luncheon is made possible by the generous support of the Buesseler Lectureship Series fund. Guests should pre-register here.


CONTACT:  Maegan McGill
Director, Engagement & External Relations, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University
(806) 834-7624