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Sarah Duhart Clarke

Sarah E. Duhart Clarke

Research Public Health Analyst


PhD, Applied Social and Community Psychology, North Carolina State University
MS, Applied Social and Community Psychology, North Carolina State University
BS, Psychology, Western Oregon University


Sarah E. Duhart Clarke is a public health analyst in RTI’s Community Health and Implementation Research Program. Dr. Duhart Clarke is an applied social and community psychologist who has worked in behavioral health research for nearly 10 years. Their work focuses on the individual- and community-level impacts of systemic policies and practices (primarily criminal legal and healthcare systems), drug use behaviors, and harm reduction practices. She conducts community-based research using both qualitative and quantitative methods to examine behavioral health outcomes associated with illicit drug use and the impact of legal system policies and reform efforts on community health. She is currently the project director and qualitative lead on two NIDA-funded multi-site community studies working with people who inject drugs and the co-lead for the Community Engagement Core of the NIH HEAL Harm Reduction Research Network Coordination Center.

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