Sarah Lawrence, MPH | Center for Victims of Torture

Sarah Lawrence, MPH

Clinical Evaluation Coordinator

Sarah Lawrence provides support administering clinical measures, analyzing data, and sharing data back to clinicians within the St. Paul programs. Her interests include using data to improve access to and quality of health services, implementing qualitative research methods, and addressing social determinants of health.

Before joining CVT, Sarah worked as a Research Coordinator at the University of Washington while concurrently working as a consultant on a variety of qualitative research studies at Washington University. She has led qualitative analyses on understanding access to international protection for migrants and asylum-seekers in North Africa, disclosure of gender-based violence in humanitarian crisis settings, and sexual violence in Tigray, among other topics. Prior to her work in research, Sarah worked as a Program Coordinator at Refugees Northwest, leading programs for elder refugees and asylum-seekers.

Sarah received her MPH from the University of Washington with a certificate in Global Women, Adolescent, and Child Health and her BA in Psychology with a minor in Global Studies from Winona State University.


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