Sara Voelker

Improvement Advisor
Education Development Center, Inc.

Sara Voelker is the Associate Project Director for the Home Visiting Performance Measurement and Continuous Quality Improvement technical assistance center (HV-PM/CQI). She brings expertise in designing and facilitating continuous quality improvement projects in home visiting using the Model for Improvement and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Breakthrough Series model. Before joining EDC, she supported the application of quality improvement methods in local health departments, child welfare agencies, community non-profits, and tribal communities as a member of the Wisconsin MIECHV team. Currently, Sara serves as an Improvement Advisor to the Home Visiting Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (HV CoIIN) focusing on breastfeeding and provides technical assistance on QI methods and implementation to MIECHV awardees in Regions I and III. Sara holds a Master of Public Policy and Master of Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago and completed the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Breakthrough Series College on collaborative improvement methods.