Sarah Blake is a co-principal investigator for the Changing Landscape of Georgia's Publicly Funded Reproductive Healthcare study. She also serves as a co-investigator for the Education Core.
Blake is a research assistant professor in the department of health policy and management (HPM) at Emory University Rollins School of Public Health. For over 20 years, she has conducted health services research that focuses on the delivery and financing of health care for the poor and underserved. She conducts numerous local, state and federal evaluations related to family planning, maternal and child health and health care for the aging. One of her current projects is the evaluation of Georgia's Medicaid family planning waiver program, known as Planning for Healthy Babies (P4HB). Blake also works with several local maternal and health care programs in Georgia to assess strategies for reducing adverse infant health outcomes through enhanced prenatal and women's health care. In addition to her research, Blake serves as the director of the M.P.H. and M.S.P.H. programs in HPM.
She has a Ph.D. in public policy from Georgia Institute of Technology and Georgia State University and an M.A. in public policy from The George Washington University.