Sarah Stallings, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

(615) 963-2834


Stallings serves as Research Assistant Professor, handling operations of the newly launched Precision Medicine and Health Equity Center and facilitating research in broadening community engagement across the entire research cycle. 

Previously, she was a project manager for research involving genomic data and electronic medical records. She worked on grants with the eMERGE network, a national network organized and funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) that combines DNA biorepositories with electronic medical record (EMR) systems for large scale, high-throughput genetic research in support of implementing genomic medicine. She has a Bachelors Degree in chemistry and a PhD in molecular biophysics and completed two post-docs, one in computational structure modeling and one in the impact of pharmacogenomics in the pharmaceutical industry.