Sarah Moreland-Russell

Sarah Moreland-Russell’s research focuses on health policy analysis and evaluation, specifically regarding tobacco control and obesity prevention, organizational and systems science and evaluation, and dissemination and implementation of public health policies. Her work has made contributions to the need for local-level policy adoption, strategies for disseminating results for more effective implementation of evidence-based policy, and the evaluation of public health programs.

In her role as advisor to the Clark-Fox Policy Institute, Moreland-Russell develops policy curricula, teaches several policy-related courses and continues an active research portfolio focused on public health policy dissemination and implementation.

She also provides training to academic stakeholders and other practitioners on how to engage in the policy process, translate research findings into policy recommendations, and design research to answer important policy problems.

In 2016, Moreland-Russell completed an American Public Health Association fellowship in government, in which she served as a policy advisor for Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in Washington, D.C.

Sarah Moreland-Russell

Areas of Focus:

  • Public health and social welfare policy
  • Dissemination and implementation research
  • Child well-being
  • Tobacco control
  • Obesity prevention