- Division of AIDS, Behavioral and Population Sciences – DABP
- Review Branch:
- Clinical Care and Health Interventions – CCHI
- Study Section:
- Interventions to Prevent and Treat Addictions – IPTA
Dr. Sarah Vidal earned her Ph.D. in psychology with a concentration in human development and public policy from Georgetown University and completed an NIH/NIDA T32 postdoctoral fellowship in the Division of Prevention and Community Research at Yale University School of Medicine. Prior to joining CSR, she served as a senior study director in the behavioral health and health policy area at Westat in Rockville, MD., where she directed and led projects focused on justice, behavioral health, and social services research. Dr. Vidal’s scientific work has focused on identifying risk and protective processes of (multi)system involvement among youth and adults, conducting evaluations of evidence-based programs and services for youth and families, and informing policy and practice to improve individual-, community-, and systems-level outcomes.