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Sarah Brill Thach, MPH

Sarah Thach

Sarah Brill Thach, MPH

Assistant Professor
Public Health Leadership Program
Concentration Lead
Place-Based Health Concentration
Assistant Director
UNC Gillings Master's of Public Health Program in Asheville

Sarah Thach, MPH, is assistant director of the UNC Gillings School’s Masters of Public Health Program in Asheville and a clinical assistant Professor in the Public Health Leadership Program. She teaches and develops practicum and culminating experience opportunities for MPH students. For twenty five years she has promoted community health and rural health workforce development in Western North Carolina and West Virginia. 

Honors and Awards

Bernstein Distinguished Fellow Award


Jim Bernstein Community Health Leadership Fellow



MPH, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1997

BA, Social Anthropology & Women’s Studies, Harvard University, 1991

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