Director of Policy and Communications
New Orleans Health Department
Ms. Sarah Babcock is the Director of Health Policy for the New Orleans Health Department where she oversees a varitey of population health programs and public health emergency preparedness. The focus of her work has been to build a comprehensive ESF-8 and ESF-6 program for the City of New Orleans while prioritizing at-risk populations. She has created the City's Special Needs Registry, Medical Reserve Corps unit, and a system for reunifying loved ones during mass causaliy incidents. Prioir to coming to New Orleans, Ms. Babcock worked for the Florida Department of Health in disease control and health promotion. She received her BS in Biology from Elon University and her Masters in Public Health from Tulane University.