Sarah Ketchen Lipson, PhD, EdM
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Health Law, Policy & Management

PhD, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
EdM, Harvard Graduate School of Education




Sarah Ketchen Lipson, PhD, EdM is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Law Policy and Management at the Boston University School of Public Health. She is co-Principal Investigator of the Healthy Minds Study and Associate Director of the Healthy Minds Network.

Dr. Lipson's research focuses on understanding and addressing mental health inequalities in adolescent and young adult populations, especially college students. She employs varied methodologies, including large-scale epidemiological surveys and population-level interventions. Her work has been featured in the Boston Globe, New York Times, Huffington Post, and on NPR.

Dr. Lipson teaches Research Theory and Design and Applied Studies in Health Services Research, and is faculty director of the Master's of Science in Health Services and Systems Research at BUSPH.

Dr. Lipson completed a dual PhD at University of Michigan in Health Services Organization and Policy at the School of Public Health and Higher Education at the School of Education, where she was awarded best dissertation of the year. She holds a master’s from Harvard University and was a Fulbright scholar. She received her bachelor’s degree from Tufts University where she graduated with honors.


Structural Stigma and Suicide Risk in Gender & Racial Minority Students: A Novel Study to Understand & Reduce Inequality
07/01/2020 - 06/30/2025 (PI)
The William T. Grant Foundation


A Structural Approach to Understanding and Addressing Suicidality among Transgender and Gender Nonconforming College Students
08/20/2020 - 07/31/2024 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Mental Health
1K01MH121515-01A1

Harnessing Mobile Technology to Reduce Mental Health Disorders in College Populations
08/23/2018 - 05/31/2023 (Subcontract PI)
Regents of the University of Michigan NIH NIMH
5R01MH115128-02

Expanding and making more accessible the prevention and social safety-net policies tracked in the COVID-19 US State Policy Database
08/15/2020 - 02/14/2022 (Co-PI)
PI: Julia Raifman, ScD, MSc
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Faculty Response to College Student Behavioral Health Survey Study
05/01/2020 - 04/30/2021 (PI)
Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation


Evaluation of the Ohio Healthy Campus Initiative
08/01/2018 - 07/31/2019 (PI)
Pegs Foundation




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  1. Abelson S, Lipson SK, Zhou S, Eisenberg D. Muslim Young Adult Mental Health and the 2016 US Presidential Election. JAMA Pediatr. 2020 Oct 05. PMID: 33016990
     
  2. Ganson KT, Rodgers RF, Lipson SK, Cadet TJ, Putnam M. Sexual Assault Victimization and Eating Disorders Among College-enrolled Men. J Interpers Violence. 2020 Sep 20; 886260520958634. PMID: 32951507
     
  3. Stallman HM, Lipson SK, Zhou S, Eisenberg D. How do university students cope? An exploration of the health theory of coping in a US sample. J Am Coll Health. 2020 Jul 16; 1-7. PMID: 32672507
     
  4. Zickgraf HF, Hazzard VM, O'Connor SM, Simone M, Williams-Kerver GA, Anderson LM, Lipson SK. Examining vegetarianism, weight motivations, and eating disorder psychopathology among college students. Int J Eat Disord. 2020 Sep; 53(9):1506-1514. PMID: 32621566
     
  5. Hazzard VM, Simone M, Borg SL, Borton KA, Sonneville KR, Calzo JP, Lipson SK. Disparities in eating disorder risk and diagnosis among sexual minority college students: Findings from the national Healthy Minds Study. Int J Eat Disord. 2020 Sep; 53(9):1563-1568. PMID: 32449541
     
  6. Hahn SL, Lipson SK, Sonneville KR. Dietary self-monitoring is associated with increased likelihood of problematic alcohol use among college students. J Am Coll Health. 2020 Mar 24; 1-6. PMID: 32208066
     
  7. Romano KA, Lipson SK. Dietary restraint patterns and eating disorder help-seeking. Eat Weight Disord. 2019 Dec 18. PMID: 31853888
     
  8. Backhaus I, Lipson SK, Fisher LB, Kawachi I, Pedrelli P. Sexual assault, sense of belonging, depression and suicidality among LGBQ and heterosexual college students. J Am Coll Health. 2019 Oct 29; 1-9. PMID: 31661423
     
  9. Lipson SK, Sonneville KR. Understanding suicide risk and eating disorders in college student populations: Results from a National Study. Int J Eat Disord. 2020 02; 53(2):229-238. PMID: 31639232
     
  10. Lipson SK, Raifman J, Abelson S, Reisner SL. Gender Minority Mental Health in the U.S.: Results of a National Survey on College Campuses. Am J Prev Med. 2019 09; 57(3):293-301.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31427032
     
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