Sarah (she/her/hers) is a Southern California native who received her BA in Human Development from UC San Diego, where she began her career in research working in the child development space. More recently, Sarah earned her MSW from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor where she focused on program evaluation and policy analysis related to mental healthcare practices and barriers to care. As a social work intern at the University of Michigan Health System, Sarah designed and implemented evaluations of various mental health support programs, while also gaining clinical experience as a social worker in the Emergency Department and Inpatient units. Her clinical work was primarily with populations experiencing homelessness and co-morbid substance use issues, and affirmed her desire to continue her work in research and evaluation to improve access to mental healthcare and treatment services. Sarah will serve as the research coordinator for the EPINET-TX grant, as well as work on various CYMH projects related to COVID-19, Integral Care, Transition-Age Youth anything else she is able to lend a hand to.
In her free time, Sarah enjoys running, watching football, and visiting local breweries.