Sara Elhasan is a data and policy fellow with the Youth Policy Lab. Sara holds an MPH in epidemiology from the University of Michigan, as well as a BS in public health and BA in sociology from Wayne State University. Prior to joining YPL, Sara was an ORISE Fellow with the Centers for Disease Control’s Applied Research and Translation team. An avid researcher, Sara has trained with the National Institutes of Health, Ronald E. McNair Scholars, and Columbia University, and has served as a legislative intern in the Michigan House of Representatives. Sara is passionate about giving back to her community, and hopes to contribute to the movement that corrects health inequities and to further investigate the ways in which one’s social, political, cultural, and economic circumstances influence health and well-being.