Sarah Swanson, MPH

Sarah Swanson, MPHSarah Swanson, MPH

Assistant Professor, UCEDD – MMI
Program Director, FCEP – MMI
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Munroe-Meyer Institute
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450

Professional Summary

Sarah Swanson, MPH, is an Assistant Professor for the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) program at the Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI). She also is the Program Director for MMI’s Family Care Enhancement Project (FCEP), which places Parent Resource Coordinators (PRCs- another name for Community Health Workers) in medical clinics across the state. Ms. Swanson is the primary investigator over many projects that offer services and supports to children with disabilities and special health care needs and their families and serves on many state leadership teams and advisories to improve access and promote activities that benefit children with disabilities and their families.

She currently serves on the Arch National Respite Research workgroup, the leadership team to the state’s Title V Program, and has chaired the Title V Children and Youth with Special Healthcare Needs workgroup for the last two cycles. She is a member of the advisory committee to Title V’s Pediatric Mental Health Access grant and Children’s Hospital’s Help Me Grow (HMG) state leadership team. Finally, she is currently serving as a national consultant for the Association of University Centers for Disabilities (AUCD) on the CMS’ rule defining home and community-based settings.


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