Sarah Kulkarni is the Associate Director of the ISPH. She has fifteen years of international and domestic research and programmatic experience. As the Associate Director, Sarah leads the strategic planning efforts of the ISPH, including positioning the ISPH for future growth opportunities, while managing all aspects of the program’s operations, such as overseeing pre-award and post-award planning and execution, financial management and resource development to ensure viability and sustainability. Additionally, Sarah substantively contributes to the institution’s research projects, focusing on project management, human subjects’ protections, tool development, and data collection launch and dissemination. She has domestic and international expertise deploying large study teams, developing site assessments, designing qualitative and quantitative data collection instruments, establishing standard study protocols, creating training materials, developing data management systems, and ensuring strict compliance of all domestic and international regulations.
Sarah holds an MPH from Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health.