Lori Salgado

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

After a 20-year career with the U.S. Air Force, Dr. Salgado now enjoys mentoring post-secondary students.

Courses Taught

PPPA 9000 - Dissertation

PPPA 8400 - Professional Administrative Study

RSCH 8310 - Qualitative Research & Analysis

MMPA 5200/6200 - Principles of Public Administration

MMPA 8392 - The Language of Leadership


PhD, Walden University

MPA, City University of Seattle

BA, San Jose State University

Public Service

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance - Colorado Springs Chapter, President - Colorado Springs

Awards / Honors

Bernard L. Turner Award, Walden University, 2023

Instructor of the Year, Pikes Peak Community College (now State College), 2021

Harold L. Hodgkinson Award, Walden University, 2017


Salgado, L. (2019). “Tell Me When ‘Normal’ Stops”: How Parents Recognized Their Child’s Mental Illness. Journal of Social Change


Lacivita, L. K., Salgado, L., Garrett, S. L., Giles, M. J. (2019). Changing the Game-Positive Leadership and the Courage to Teach. Walden University

Salgado, L. (2022). From Floundering to Fantastic: Teachable Moments with Virtual Instruction. Pikes Peak Community College

Salgado, L. (2021). Leadership. National Society for Leadership & Success, Sigma Alpha Pi Chapter

Salgado, L. (2017). Recognition of Childhood Mental Illness. The Classical Academy

Salgado, L. (2018). Supplementing Treatment with Peer Support--A Recipe for Wellness. Psychotherapy Associates