Sarah Brewer
Graduate Student
Health and Behavioral Sciences

Sarah's dissertation research is exploring the experiences of the transition to the adult health care system for young adults resettled to the United States as refugees. Her research interests include primary care, the transition from the pediatric to adult health care system, refugee health and integration, the impacts of community engagement on individual and community health for children and marginalized communities, and methods for community engagement in research and research agenda setting. In addition to pursuing her PhD in Health and Behavioral Sciences, she is an Instructor in Family Medicine and at the Adult and Child Consortium for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Sciences (ACCORDS) on the University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus.  She also serves as the Associate Director for Research and Engagement for the Colorado Children’s Outcomes Network (COCONet), a network of over 60 pediatric practices focused on answering research questions of clinical relevance to Colorado’s pediatrician community. I hold a bachelor of arts in International Studies and German Languages & Literature, a master of public administration with a focus in health policy, and a certificate in public health sciences.