Start Center - Strategic Analysis, Research & Training Center

Sarah Cox

PhD Student in Epidemiology

Sarah Cox is an Epidemiology PhD student at the University of Washington. She earned her BSBA in Health Sector Management and Policy at the University of Miami and her MSPH in International Health - Global Disease Epidemiology and Control at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She has experience working in industry, government, & research, and is the co-founder of two global non-profit organizations, One Sun Health, Inc. and Science Corps. Most recently, Sarah worked as an Epidemiologist/Informatician for the San Francisco Department of Public Health with a focus on population health data science, communicable disease surveillance, and health informatics. Sarah is passionate about vaccine epidemiology, infectious disease modeling, immunization access, implementation science, and reducing health disparities.

“Working with the START Center during my doctoral degree provided an unbeatable opportunity for hands-on application of my epidemiology training and experience working strategically with global health leaders. I was constantly energized by START’s amazing community and mission to produce high-quality research and analytic support towards global impact. I continually reflect on my experiences with START as I grow my research pursuits in infectious disease epidemiology.” –Sarah Cox, Research Assistant, 2020 – 2021