Sarah Neilson is a clinical research assistant at PolicyLab and the Eating Disorder Assessment and Treatment Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Sarah is working on several studies while at CHOP including fMRI brain scans on adolescents with anorexia nervosa. She joined Dr. Timko's team in the spring of 2018. Her future goals are to pursue a master's degree and PsyD.
Sarah grew up in Villanova, Pennsylvania, before attending St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY. She graduated in 2016 with a degree in Psychology. At St. Lawrence, Sarah was a member of the women’s squash team and an admission’s ambassador.