Sara Salo, MPH


Health through

My Philosophy

I believe in better health through inspired & informed communication, and well-planned programming

My aim is to spark healthy changes by connecting you and your community with the 'why' and 'how' in an engaging and realistic approach. I believe that individual and community wellness are developed through supportive environments that allow for sustainable growth. Empowerment is the key to lasting transformation for you, your organization, and your community! 

My Services

My goal is to leave you and your community inspired. Identifying organizational or community health needs can be a complex process. You will come away from our professional collaboration with fresh perspective, renewed energy, concrete tools, and bolstered confidence. I will connect with you, your community, your workplace, or audience by introducing a fresh perspective. Visit my LinkedIn Profile for an overview of previous projects.

I am available for presentations at schools, corporate seminars, conferences and more.
These four pillars guide my work:

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Get to Know Me

An MPH with fresh perspective.

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Hi, my name is Sara. I aim to inspire, personally and professionally. My life and work are centered around promoting health and wellness through creative, action-based programs. Community health assessments, including data collection, data analysis, and document layout, are my specialty. The School Food Tour - a 5,000-mile solo bicycle ride supported by the John Wayne Cancer Foundation promoting cycling and healthy food - was another recent exciting creation. I have spent time in school food reform at the Orfalea Foundation and have a Masters degree in Public Health from Oregon State University. I am also proud to be serving as the Executive Director for Fast and Female USA.

When not planning new programming or providing health education, I work to develop more robust and health-conscious communities. As the Health Education Coordinator at the Western UP Health Department, I wrote the non-motorized plan for our city, conducted a regional bicycle & pedestrian survey and accompanying comprehensive data report that will guide future planning, spearheaded the development of a local food hub, and founded a regional bike advocacy organization. I also love to share my background in cross-country ski racing with the next generation as a seasoned junior competition team coach.

I stay grounded through time spent outdoors mountain biking, trail running, windsurfing, standup paddling, or skiing. My best ideas are developed when out on the open trail.