Sharon Johnston, MHA, RHIA

Senior Communications Specialist

Sharon joined Washington University in April 2021, as the Senior Communications Specialist for the Office of Data Governance.  Sharon brings 20+ years of strategic communication, instruction and instructional design, project management, change management, organization development, systems implementation experiences.  

Sharon is passionate about building collaborative relationships and communicating with executive sponsors, administrative stakeholders and end-users to further enhance WashU’s Data Governance movement. She works daily with her Office of Data Governance Team and WashU leadership to creatively develop and manage content to be socialized in alignment with business needs.

Sharon graduated from Kirkwood High School and achieved a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and a Masters in Health Administration from St. Louis University.    

When she’s not thinking of creative ways to promote WashU’s Office of Data Governance you will likely find her at an area ice rink or athletic field, watching her family play hockey and Lacrosse.