Sara Edelstein, M.P.P.

  • Research Associate, Center for Health Systems Effectiveness, School of Medicine


Prior to joining the Center for Health Systems Effectiveness in 2020, Sara worked at the University of Chicago’s Poverty Lab and Health Lab, where her research focused on homelessness and its intersection with health and education. Previously she explored numerous social policy topics related to vulnerable populations during her time at the Urban Institute in Washington, DC.  At CHSE, her work focuses on integrated managed care in the Medicaid program. She received her M.P.P. from Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy.

Education and training

    • M.P.P., 2011, Georgetown University
    • B.A., 2005, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign