Sarah Treves-Kagan

Sarah Treves-Kagan supports HIV prevention research in South Africa as an analyst III for the Center for AIDS Prevention studies. Sarah conducts qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis including community-based participatory research, coordinates technical assistance for implementing partners, and manages grant activities. Sarah received her Masters in Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley’s Maternal and Child Health program, with a specialization in international health.


Sarah previously worked for the City of Oakland’s violence prevention team; while there she conducted a needs assessment for the city, managed a re-entry employment program for men recently released from prison and conducted research to identify gaps in services for gang-involved youth. She was also a volunteer crisis counselor for San Francisco Women Against Rape, supporting women and men who had experienced violence. Sarah has also worked as a communications manager for an international environmental NGO supporting grassroots efforts to protect communities and the environment in China, Russia, Alaska and California.


Research interests:

Social justice, gender and masculinity, violence prevention, social determinants of health, structural health interventions, mental health and trauma, HIV prevention and engagement in care, youth, marginalized populations



University of California Berkeley, Masters in Public Health, Maternal and Child Health and International Health

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Bachelors of Arts, Anthropology and Political Science

Last modified: October 27, 2014