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Sara Brandspigel MPH

Research Instructor, Director of Outreach (PIPER), Research Engagement & Translation Director (Systems for Action)
  • Department of Health Systems, Management & Policy
  • Program for Injury Prevention Education & Research

Ms. Brandspigel oversees research translation and dissemination efforts for Systems for Action, including development of research syntheses, briefs, toolkits and training sessions. She has 15 years of experience bridging research and practice in public health and non-profit organizations, with a focus on maternal and child health populations and the prevention of injuries and violence. She received her MPH from the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health and a BA from Wesleyan University.

Areas of Expertise

  • Suicide prevention
  • Injury and violence prevention
  • Child maltreatment prevention
  • Research translation

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • MPH, Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health
  • BA, Wesleyan University