Sarah Bentley, MPH

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Research Assistant II

Sarah S. Bentley, MPH is a Research Assistant II for the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Project. She joined the Center as a Graduate Research Assistant in 2015 providing faculty support for grants and manuscripts. Her new role focuses on logic model development, advisory committee duties, evaluation needs assessment, and report writing. Sarah also currently serves as the secretary for the Dell Community Collaborative for Child Health and teaches wellness classes (yoga, qigong, meditation) at the Center for faculty, staff, and students. In addition, Sarah is the project manager for the Center’s Community Stakeholder Interview Project. 

Before working at the Center, Sarah was the director of community relations at AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine for 10 years.  She earned her undergraduate degrees from the University of Texas at Austin in Anthropology and Spanish. Sarah received her MPH in Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health in Austin. During her MPH program, Sarah worked at Foundation Communities as the project manager for the Afterschool Physical Activity Evaluation project and the Healthy Food Pantry project. 

When not at work, Sarah enjoys gardening, cooking, and spending time with her husband & 5 year old daughter, Vivian.

Current Projects

Texas SNAP-Ed Evaluation

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Texas SNAP-Ed Evaluation, is a two-year project to evaluate, on a statewide basis, the effectiveness of SNAP-Ed nutrition education and obesity prevention programming activities delivered by Implementing Agencies throughout the state of Texas.