Background and Professional Interests
Sarah Landry received her Master of Social Work and B.A. in Sociology from the University of Kansas. She is also a doctoral student in the KU School of Social Welfare. As a senior research assistant with the KU Work Group, she supports several projects through quality assurance, technical assistance, and evaluation, including the National Study of Community Efforts to Prevent Childhood Obesity and the CityMatCH Institute for Equity in Birth Outcomes.
Sarah is passionate about community health and health policy, with over a decade of experience in assisting, coordinating, and evaluating policy-focused and community-based efforts around issues related to the health and well-being of older Kansans. Her research interests broadly include understanding and improving how communities work together to address social determinants of health experienced by vulnerable populations across the lifespan.