Professor of public health policy at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in the Department of Health Policy and Management and the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Sara is recognized internationally for her expertise in obesity prevention and control. In 2015, she was appointed as a White House Fellow serving as a Senior Policy Advisor in Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services at the USDA. Sara received her B.A. in Psychology from Columbia University and her Ph.D. in Public Health Policy from Harvard. Widely published in top public health and medicine journals, Sara has received several awards. Sara served on the GFS Board of Trustees from 2009-2015 and as Strategic Planning Committee Co-chair. Sara was inducted into the Garrison Forest Hall of Excellence in 2017.
Sara Bleich '96 GFS Hall of Excellence Inductee