November 30, 2023

Sarah Chew, MPH

As a Science Programs Manager, Chew supports the planning and execution of SWHR’s portfolio of science programs. She performs cross-cutting work to assist in strategic planning and communications related to these programs.

Chew joins SWHR with a diverse background of public health experience working for non-profits, city government, and health insurance. Previously, Chew served as the Special Assistant to the Assistant Commissioner in the Bureau of Vital Statistics at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene where she provided strategic support and project management for bureau processes and staff . Additionally, Chew worked as a Senior Manager for UnitedHealthcare Community & State and a Program Director for Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia.

Prior to graduate school, Chew worked as a Program Assistant at the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) in the Communication and Dissemination Research program where she supported a portfolio of comparative effectiveness research projects.

Chew received her Master’s in Public Health with a certificate in Health Promotion Research and Practice from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. She earned her BA in Psychology and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from Emory University.