Sara Woltz’s research focuses on disparities, cardiovascular health, Black health, aging, and behavioral economics. Her current work explores the influence of allostatic load on cardiovascular disease risk. Woltz is a Social Behavioral and Population Science Ph.D. student, recipient of the NHLBI T-32 Drive Fellowship, and is advised by Dr. Caryn Bell. Prior to starting her Ph.D. at the Tulane School of Public Health, she worked for the University of Utah Neurology Department on clinical research and was the data manager of the State of Utah Parkinson’s’ disease registry. She received her master's degree in economics and bachelor's degrees in economics, international studies, and communications from the University of Utah.