Position title: Research Specialist: Residential History Team
Sarah holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in biology. At CHDR, Sarah’s main focus is on the Residential History Team, where she constructs residential timelines for brain bank decedents and for participants in the living cohort, and she enters in their residential data through REDCap.
Sarah has previously worked with the Residential History Team for a year as a student employee, performing in-person searches for the living cohort. She has also worked in healthcare facilities as a nursing assistant, so she has seen firsthand the difference the quality of healthcare can make on an individual’s health. Through pursuing her bachelor’s, Sarah has taken several courses on public health and how health disparities can impact a person’s mental and physical well-being, making her knowledgeable in this area of research.