Johns Hopkins University
Sarah Polk is a primary care pediatrician and Medical Director of the Children’s Medical Practice. She is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins’ School of Medicine.
Her overall research interest is optimizing primary care as a means of addressing racial/ethnic health disparities with a particular focus on early childhood obesity prevention and mental health care. She established and directs the Center for Salud/Health and Opportunity for Latinos (Centro SOL). The mission of Centro SOL is to promote equity in health and opportunity for Latinos by advancing clinical care, research, education, and advocacy at Johns Hopkins and beyond in active partnership with our Latino neighbors.
Dr. Polk received her medical degree at Johns Hopkins and training in Epidemiology and Clinical Investigations at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.