Grant D. Senner, MD

Principal and Founder

Dr. Grant Senner, MD is a physician executive with more than twelve years of progressive healthcare leadership experience. His background includes diverse expertise in population health management, medical operations, analytics, health economics, business development and applied biomedical research.

Upon completion of his Doctorate, Dr. Senner served as Fellow and Consultant for the state of Arizona’s Medicaid agency where he focused on quality and utilization management, network development, physician contracting and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reimbursement models. Subsequently, Dr. Senner worked in the private sector as Director of Business Development and Patient Services for a successful orthopedic and wellness firm. In this capacity, he generated and deployed complete business development and operational strategies for multiple facilities, establishing vital strategic partnerships with members of the academic and medical community. He went on to serve as Director of an ophthalmic medical device company and was responsible for development of comprehensive global reimbursement and commercialization strategy to achieve sustainable market adoption by retina specialists. In this role, he also provided key clinical trial, operations, quality system and management support.

Dr. Senner joined The University of Arizona in 2014 as Director of Special Projects and Strategic Initiatives in the Office of the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and the Center for Population Science and Discovery. His responsibilities include analysis of market opportunities and partnerships, new business development, and support of grant and contract development in the areas of health policy, community health, evaluation research, comparative effectiveness research, and population health analytics. As Principal and Founder of Sentinel Consulting Group (SCG), he continues to assist biomedical technology companies with the rigors of strategic focus for medical reimbursement and commercialization, and provides healthcare organizations with solutions for complex problems in practice management and healthcare delivery.

An Honors graduate of The University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Dr. Senner attended The University of Arizona College of Medicine and graduated with his Doctorate of Medicine in 2004. In 2014, he established the Senner Endowment for Precision Health within Arizona Health Sciences Center, dedicated to support the use of genetic profiles to guide decisions about the diagnosis, prediction, treatment and prevention of disease.