Sara first joined the Population Health Department in 2017 working for several years with UVA’s BeWell initiative and the Interactive Home Monitoring (IHM) program before returning in 2024 to the Case Management team. As a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach and Certified Exercise Physiologist, with training in spiritual direction, Sara has over 20 years of experience working in healthcare and wellness settings with diverse adult populations. She is a steadfast advocate and committed to a strengths-based approach in partnering with patients and clients to support their physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health and access the care and resources needed for improved long term health outcomes.

Sara holds a BS in Sports Medicine and a MEd in Exercise Physiology from the University of Virginia. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercising, outdoor activities, reading, community service, and traveling.