Our Team

Sarabeth Upson, MPH

Policy Manager

Sarabeth is the Policy Manager for Child and Parent Health at the Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center. In her role, she leads the child and parent health team in researching, tracking, and reporting on policies that support equitable health outcomes for young children and their families. She also contributes to the development of the annual State Policy Roadmap.

In previous roles at the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing and Montana Medicaid, Sarabeth helped implement and oversee multiple maternal and child health programs, including a psychiatric teleconsultation line, Nurse Home Visitor Program, Promising Pregnancy Care and Prenatal Plus programs, and the Cover All Coloradans program. Sarabeth started out her career supporting families with young children through managing federally funded home visiting programs for the state of Montana and serving as a home visitor and data specialist for Healthy Families America and Parents as Teachers in Washington, D.C.

She holds an MPH in Maternal and Child Health from The George Washington University and a BA in Psychology from Smith College. She lives in Grand Junction, Colorado with her partner and two dogs (and rotating foster dogs). Sarabeth enjoys keeping her 75 houseplants alive, binge-listening true crime podcasts, and volunteering at the local Colorado Pet Pantry.