Sara Fernandes-Taylor, PhD

Associate Scientist

Sara completed a doctorate in Health Services and Policy Analysis at the University of California, Berkeley and a postdoctoral fellowship in Health Services Research at Stanford University and the VA before joining the Department of Surgery. Sara oversees research efforts in the Vascular Outcomes Research Group, secures funding, and helps coordinate research fellows and biostatisticians. Sara enjoys running very slowly, rock climbing, and hiking with her husband and sons.
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  • BA, Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 2003
  • PhD, Health Services and Policy Analysis, University of California, Berkeley, 2010