Sara is a biomedical engineer/wearables specialist at the Well Living Lab in Rochester, MN. She designs, supports and executes primary research studies investigating the effect of the built environment on human health and well-being. Sara also helps in the research and development of new techniques and biometric indicators to assess the health and wellness of the human body under varying conditions.
Sara’s areas of expertise include signal processing, biological modeling and clinical research. Prior to joining Delos, she was in charge of research grants aimed at developing an alternative to invasive needle biopsy for monitoring acute rejection in transplanted organs. She was responsible for the design of the clinical research protocols, establishing lines of communication, delegating and coordinating the tasks between the clinical care team, sonographers, study coordinators, and the research team.
Sara holds a Doctorate in Biomedical Engineering and Physiology, with an emphasis in medical imaging, from The Mayo Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Escuela de Ingenieria de Antioquia in Colombia. She has published over five peer-reviewed manuscripts and three book chapters.