Sara Jacoby, PhD, MPH, MSN is a nursing and public health scholar focused on the experiences of underserved injured people. The goal of her scholarship is to build greater health equity and improve access to comprehensive health services for injured people in the US and globally. Her recent research addresses key individual, health system, and structural drivers of injury risk and outcome disparities. Her policy interests center on the operational and institutional intersections between trauma care and law enforcement in urban environments.
Dr. Jacoby is an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. She is Center Investigator at the Penn Injury Science Center where she was an interdisciplinary postdoctoral fellow. She received her BA from Rutgers College, MPH from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University and BSN, MSN, and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania.