Sarah Drazek

Research Scientist

E-mail: sdrazek@albany.edu
Telephone: 518-442-5464

 

Specialization:
Data Collection and Management

Projects:
ECHO Collaborative
New York State Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP)
SAMHSA System of Care Expansion Grants

Sarah joined CHSR in April 2017 to work on the Cayuga County: Families Access to Services Team (FAST) and NYS System of Care evaluation projects. She is currently working on the New York State Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) evaluation. Her background includes public health education and research support in areas of HIV/AIDS and Maternal and Child Health. Sarah has worked in early childhood and health education settings, providing direct child/family services, conducting developmental screenings, formative research and serving as an HIV/AIDS educator/test counselor both locally and in Tanzania. She also supervised data collection efforts for Upstate KIDS, a longitudinal study (led by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health, in collaboration with the New York State Department of Health and the University at Albany School of Public Health) following children from birth through age 3 in New York State, looking at a variety of environmental factors and health/developmental outcomes.

Sarah received her Bachelor's degree in Sociology and Health and Human Services from the University at Buffalo, SUNY. She received her Master's degree in Community Health from SUNY Cortland.