Sara May

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Sara May, MA
Project Director

Sara May currently serves as a Program Director and Manager of Quality Improvement Science at the Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center (GRC). In her various roles at GRC, including a project manager and quality improvement (QI) coach, Sara has committed to improving the health of Ohioans by directing QI initiatives focused on maternal and child health and adult chronic disease. Sara is Six Sigma Lean Green Belt Certified and has a passion for process improvement.

Sara brings more than 15 years of project management experience, with involvement in both for-profit and not-for-profit entities. Currently Sara is leading projects to 1) improve interconception care for birthing people, 2) increase preconception health education at Reproductive Health and Wellness clinics across Ohio, and 3) address cardiovascular disease prevention. She has worked through all stages of the quality improvement cycle to evolve population health initiatives, including identifying opportunities and evidence-based strategies, implementing pilot programs, evaluating program effectiveness, and rapid-cycle QI efforts.

Sara’s work related to maternal mental health, type 2 diabetes, pulmonary disease, and implementing a Diabetes Prevention Program has been disseminated in several publications and presented at conferences across the country. Sara received her Bachelor of Science in Interior Merchandising and Master of Arts in Public Policy and Management from The Ohio State University.