Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing & Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, CRNP, FAAN is an Associate Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing with a joint appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She tests interventions to reduce health disparities among older adults and particularly focuses on ways to help older adults “age in place” as they grow older. Szanton completed undergraduate work in African-American Studies at Harvard University and earned a bachelor’s degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in 1993. She holds a nurse practitioner master’s degree from the University of Maryland and a doctorate from Johns Hopkins University. She is Principal faculty of the Center for Innovative Care in Aging at Johns Hopkins as well as Core Faculty at the Center on Aging and Health, the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions and Adjunct Faculty with the Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy and Adjunct faculty at Arizona State University. She is currently funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Innovation Center and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.