Sarah Perry

Adjunct Faculty in the Role of Section Instructor

Sarah Perry serves as a Course Designer and Faculty Lead for Biostatistics. In addition to her role at Simmons University, Perry has worked for the Environmental Health Sciences Research Center (EHSRC) at the University of Iowa since 2008. The EHSRC's research is focused on addressing environmental health problems across the urban-rural continuum, particularly the unique environmental challenges and exposures present in Rural America. Professor Perry's work in the EHSRC has spanned a wide range of roles including lab experiments and exposure studies, as well as data collection, data management, statistical analysis, and write-up for student theses, study design, grants, and manuscripts.

Perry is also a PhD candidate in Biostatistics at the University of Iowa with a primary research interest in alternatives to traditional distributional models for mediation analysis. She is a Graduate Research Assistant in the University of Iowa's Biostatistical Consulting Center where she works with investigators to provide statistical support and analysis during all phases of health science research. In all areas of her work, Perry is passionate about providing quality statistical expertise in a manner that is accessible to each of her students and collaborators, regardless of their prior statistical background or knowledge.


  • PhD Candidate in Biostatistics, University of Iowa College of Public Health
  • MS in Biostatistics, University of Iowa College of Public Health
  • BA in Mathematics and Chinese, Grinnell College