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Sarah Shaw

PhD Student in Implementation Science
Predoctoral Fellow, UW's Center for AIDS Research STD/AIDS Training Program

Sarah is a Northern Pacific Global Health Fogarty Research Scholar in Kenya, and third year doctoral student in Global Health Implementation Science at UW. She received her MPH in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan and has an undergraduate background in medical anthropology from UCLA. Her research interests include demonstrating how community-based participatory approaches can be combined with implementation science to conduct pragmatic research activities to address health inequities and identifying drivers of the scale-up and sustainability of evidence-based interventions. Prior to joining the PhD program, Sarah worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta and Malawi, supporting program implementation and research activities related to HIV prevention, gender-based violence prevention and response, and sexual and reproductive health, particularly among youth populations in southern Africa.

Sarah is currently a Predoctoral Fellow at the