M.B.A., DeVry University
B.S., Georgia State University
Lannda Oden is a business manager at the Georgia Health Policy Center. She supports the business operations for the center’s 70-plus projects.
Her portfolio includes managing the financial affairs for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-sponsored projects, including: Aligning Systems for Health: Health + Public Health + Social Services, Bridging for Health: Improving Community Health through Innovations in Financing, and Local Wellness Funds: Advancing the Practice. She also supports the business of other center projects including: Mentoring Research Partners, the Medicaid Policy and Business team, and the Center for Excellence for Children’s Behavioral Health.
Oden is responsible for liaising with project grantees and providing financial technical support. Direct responsibilities include pre- and post-award grant management, contracting, budgeting, invoicing, record retention, and regulatory compliance with federal, state, and organizational funding requirements.
Oden is participating in professional development in the areas of leadership and administration through education provided by the National Council of University Research, the National Black MBA Association, and Georgia State University Women at Work.