Sarah Gollust, PhD

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Assistant Professor, School of Public Health

Sarah Gollust, PhD, is an assistant professor in the School of Public Health. Dr. Gollust conducts research on the influence of communication in health policy and the factors that shape public opinion and the policymaking process. Areas of research and teaching interest include health disparities, policies to prevent childhood obesity, cancer screening, and ethical issues in public health practice and policy. Her current major research projects include media coverage of the Affordable Care Act and mass media messages about mammography and the HPV vaccine. Dr. Gollust is available to discuss topics including, but not limited to, public attitudes about policies to reduce obesity and media coverage and public opinion about the Affordable Care Act.