Sara Imhof

Sara Imhof

Senior Director, Precision Medicine
NC Biotechnology Center

Sara Imhof, Ph.D., is a Senior Director overseeing the Precision Medicine initiative within the Centers of Innovation (COI) Program at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.

The Centers of Innovation program aims to align and coordinate resources, assets and funding to foster the development and growth of new business sectors in NC. The Precision Medicine initiative facilitates a cohesive public-private coalition that leverages North Carolina’s diverse resources and expertise to enable the adoption of precision medicine to create better healthcare options for North Carolina citizens.

Imhof formerly served as the Director of Education and Grassroots Advocacy for The Concord Coalition. Prior to working with the Coalition, she served as Senior Analyst, Health Care, at the Government Accountability Office. She also served as the Executive Director of the Iowa Counties Public Health Association, and Assistant to the Director for the Center for Macular Degeneration at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, a Masters of Arts degree in Health Promotion, and a Doctorate in Health Management and Policy, at the University of Iowa.