Sarah Bruce Bernal, MA

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Sarah Bruce Bernal, MA, is a Program Analyst with the Implementation Science team in the Office of the Director in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). She serves as the Communications Lead providing overall communications support to the team, implementing and evaluating communication activities. Sarah leads training activities including the Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health, Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer, and has delivered implementation science trainings internationally, in partnership with NCI’s Center for Global Health and United States Agency for International Development. Sarah also participated in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) International Experience and Technical Assistance Program at CDC South Africa within the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Coordination Office managing interagency efforts for activities funded under PEPFAR towards the implementation of an integrated HIV/AIDS program.

Prior to joining NCI, Sarah was with the Food and Drug Administration holding roles in the Immediate Office of the Commissioner and Office of International Programs, working in communications, consumer inquiry, international partnerships, and multilateral relations and harmonization efforts. Sarah received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and her Master of Arts in Sociology from American University in Washington, DC.

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July 11, 2024