Kandy Ferree

Kandy Ferree Joins Morehouse School of Medicine Office of Institutional Advancement

Ferree joins MSM as Senior Vice President in the Office of Institutional Advancement.

ATLANTA – APRIL 14, 2023 – Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is proud to announce that Kandy Ferree has joined as Senior Vice President in the Office of Institutional Advancement (OIA).

"Morehouse School of Medicine is thrilled that Ms. Ferree is joining the MSM family," said MSM President and CEO Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG. "Her extensive experience in philanthropy and development makes her an important asset as MSM continues its growth and expansion in the years to come."

Ms. Ferree joins MSM following her position as founder and president of 360 Strategy Group, where she was principal consultant and strategic advisor to foundations, corporations, and non-profits in the areas of strategic planning, resource development, public-private partnerships, and board development. She is a visionary leader who has served in progressive program management and executive leadership positions in the philanthropic, public health, social justice, and arts/cultural sectors, including 12 years as President and CEO of the National AIDS Fund/AIDS United. 

Ms. Ferree reflected on this moment noting, “I am simultaneously honored and humbled to be joining the team at Morehouse School of Medicine. The opportunity to leverage my experience in strategy development, health philanthropy and public health to substantially move the needle toward health equity is exhilarating.  And to do this in partnership with Dr. Montgomery Rice takes it to a whole other level.”

Ms. Ferree brings a demonstrated track record in resource development and health-related capital campaigns, mobilizing diverse donors (individuals, foundations, corporations, and government agencies) to address emergent needs while shepherding significant asset growth over time.

Ms. Ferree holds a master's degree in Community Psychology from Pennsylvania State University, a Bachelor of Arts in Family Studies with a Minor in Gerontology, from Messiah College, and a certificate from the Health Care Executive Program at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

For more information about Morehouse School of Medicine, please visit MSM.edu.

About Morehouse School of Medicine

Founded in 1975, Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is among the nation's leading educators of primary care physicians, biomedical scientists, and public health professionals. An independent and private historically-Black medical school, MSM was recognized by the Annals of Internal Medicine as the nation's number one medical school in fulfilling a social mission—the creation and advancement of health equity. Morehouse School of Medicine's faculty and alumni are noted for excellence in teaching, research, and public policy, as well as exceptional patient care. MSM is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award doctoral and master's degrees. To learn more about programs and donate today, please visit www.msm.edu or call 404-752-1500.


Jamille Bradfield
Morehouse School of Medicine