Sara Jahnke

Dr. Sara Jahnke is the director of the Center for Fire, Rescue & EMS Health Research at the National Development and Research Institutes. She completed her doctorate in psychology with a health emphasis at the University of Missouri–Kansas City and earned the American Heart Association’s Fellowship on the Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease. Jahnke served as the principal investigator of several large-scale studies of the health and readiness of the U.S. fire service. She serves as a consultant to fire service organizations, including the National Volunteer Fire Council and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.