Sarah Tom

Dr. Sarah Tom is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the Neurology Clinical Outcomes Research and Population Science (NeuroCORPS) Division of the Department of Neurology at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Department of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health.  Dr. Tom studies the development of risk for and resilience against dementia over the life course and neurology health care services research. A demographer by training, Dr. Tom's research integrates methods from formal demography and epidemiology.

Research Interests

Health Inequities
Human Capital and Children
Social Determinants


American Community Survey
Decennial Census
Health and Retirement Study
Medicare Data
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
National Health Interview Survey