Sarah Jerome, a public health expert, researcher, and training and technical assistance (TTA) specialist, is dedicated to eliminating health disparities and promoting health equity for disenfranchised, marginalized, and underserved communities. She has experience in public health and disability policy; infant and early childhood mental health; maternal, family, adolescent, and child health; adverse childhood experiences; and substance misuse prevention.
Jerome’s areas of specialization include knowledge translation, quantitative and qualitative research, evaluation, collaborative learning, capacity building, and advocacy. She is collaborating on designing Caregiver Navigator (a mobile app) and is a TTA provider for EDC’s problem gambling prevention project.
Jerome contributed to EDC’s development of the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Toolbox. In 2019, she completed the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center’s Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Fellowship program.
Jerome holds a BS in Biology and Psychology from Oglethorpe University, an MPH from Boston University School of Public Health, and a Graduate Certificate in Disability & Health Policy from Suffolk University. She is fluent in Haitian Creole and English.