Presenter Details

Andrew Chandler MPH

Andrew Chandler joined the South Carolina Office of Rural Health in 2015 and currently serves as a program manager for the Health Equity Initiative. In this role, he works with SCORH staff and external partners to improve the health of rural communities, address persistent health disparities, and increase health equity for rural communities. Andrew is also responsible for the oversight of SCORH’s facilities and information technology.

Andrew has served in various capacities for SCORH. He began as a program coordinator for the Center for Practice Transformation and assisted with the development and publication of SCORH’s Rural Health Action Plan in 2017. He also served as the program manager for the Blueprint for Health program where he provided technical assistance to rural communities to help build capacity by addressing the social determinants of health and creating a long-term vision of the community’s health. 

Andrew received his Master of Public Health and bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina.

Andrew earned his Results-Based Accountability Professional Certification, a framework that incorporates population and performance accountability to improve the effectiveness of programs and create measurable change, from Clear Impact Academy in 2022.