Sara Galantowicz is a senior policy associate with nearly 30 years’ health policy and disability research and evaluation experience, with an emphasis on measuring and improving health care quality. Her areas of expertise include Medicaid; long-term services and supports for people with disabilities; Medicare post-acute care; and quality measure/improvement. Sara is particularly dedicated to enabling people with disabilities to self-report on their experience with support services. She has directed multiple federal and state contracts, including analyses of large datasets of Medicare and Medicaid claims, data from electronic health records, and clinical and functional assessment data. Sara is also highly skilled in qualitative data gathering and analysis, including key informant interviews and focus group facilitation, as well as working with technical expert panels.
Prior to joining HSRI, Sara was a client solution architect at Abt Associates, where her work addressed quality measurement and improvement. Prior to that, Sara worked as a research manager on projects related to survey development, technical assistance, and Medicaid-funded long-term services and supports.
When not at work, Sara enjoys biking and is an avid reader.
- MPH from University of Michigan
- BA, Princeton University