Sarah Cross

Sarah received her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Columbia College, her Master’s in Social Work from the University of South Carolina, and her Master’s of Public Health from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. She is an experienced social worker in the field of palliative care, having worked for Emory Healthcare and home hospice agencies in South Carolina. At Emory, Sarah investigated medical mistrust and hospice utilization by African-Americans and assisted the American Cancer Society Action Network in their successful effort to pass a bill extending and improving palliative care access in the state of Georgia. Sarah will conduct further graduate research into factors affecting the utilization and quality of palliative and end of life care, with a particular focus on underserved populations.

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