Sara is a qualitative researcher with over 15 years of experience in the field of clinical outcome assessments (COAs). She has worked as a researcher and project manager in a wide range of therapeutic areas, including autoimmune and neurological conditions and a variety of rare diseases. Sara designs and implements both qualitative and mixed-methods studies to support the selection and development of COAs to be used in clinical trials and clinical practice. She also leads gap analyses, literature reviews, and instrument reviews to support optimal patient-centered measurement strategy.
Sara draws on her background as a writer and editor to develop clearly-worded reports, publications, and training materials for pharmaceutical clients, as well as participant-facing materials that resonate with patients and caregivers.
Sara is passionate about amplifying the patient’s voice, and has conducted over 500 interviews with patients of all ages in diverse conditions.
Sara holds a Master’s degree in English from The Pennsylvania State University.