Sandy Saperstein, Senior Associate: Research and Evaluation

 
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Sandy brings expertise in research and data analysis to Sharp Insight.  She is an experienced evaluation professional whose prior work involved collaborations with client organizations to evaluate programs with topic areas including environmental health, health equity, positive youth development, HIV prevention and intervention, nutrition and physical activity interventions, diabetes prevention and self-management, and asthma self-management.

 In addition to her work at Sharp Insight, Sandy is also a Lecturer at the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, College Park.  She teaches graduate and undergraduate classes in public health informatics and social media/digital health.  Prior to obtaining her degree in Public Health, Sandy worked as an occupational therapist and provided services to adults with strokes and head injuries.

 Sandy holds a Doctorate in Public and Community Health from the University of MD, a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Boston University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Binghamton University.

Outside "the office"

Sandy loves to play board games with her husband and 3 sons. Household favorites include Ticket to Ride and SushiGo. She has a 4-legged personal trainer who ensures that she walks every day, three times a day. She is currently exploring the vast potential of YouTube videos to develop basic skills in drawing, watercolor, ukulele, and yoga.