Sarah Canham

Sarah Canham, Ph.D., FGSA is an Associate Professor at the University of Utah with a joint appointment in the College of Social Work and the College of Architecture and Planning in the Department of City and Metropolitan Planning; she is also the Associate Director of the University’s Health Interprofessional Education program. Dr. Canham’s research is grounded in a community-engaged research modality, meaning she works with the community to identify research needs and questions. She is engaged in examining homelessness, housing security, health and social service delivery, and aging. Using a social justice lens, her interdisciplinary research seeks solutions to systemic barriers to aging well in various environments.