Assistant Professor of Practice
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Sarah currently serves as Principal Investigator on the Center’s User Guide and Sustainability Project, funded by the CDC.
Sarah is an Assistant Professor of Practice for the Brown School of Public Health and Social Work. She serves as a faculty advisor to the Clark-Fox Policy Institute, develops policy curricula, teaches several policy-related courses and continues an active research portfolio.
Her research focuses on health policy analysis and evaluation, specifically regarding tobacco control and obesity prevention, organizational and systems science and evaluation, and dissemination and implementation of public health policies. Her work has made contributions to the need for local-level policy adoption, strategies for disseminating results for more effective implementation of evidence-based policy, and the evaluation of public health programs.
Sarah recently finished an American Public Health Association fellowship in government, in which she served as a policy advisor for Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in Washington, D.C.
- BA, Biology, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2001
- MPH, University of Kansas Medical Center, 2004
- PhD, Public Policy and Administration, Saint Louis University, 2011