CPT Sarah J. McCreight, USA

CPT Sarah J. McCreight, USA

Name: CPT Sarah J. McCreight, USA

Department of Primary Appointment: Medical & Clinical Psychology
Position: Volunteer
Title: Graduate Research Assistant

Affiliated Center: USUCHD

Email: sarah.mccreight@usuhs.edu (link sends e-mail)


Captain Sarah J. McCreight, USA is a 2011 Cohort year student working towards a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. Sarah earned her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from East Carolina University in 2001. She enlisted in the U.S. Army as an intelligence analyst before entering the Army “Green to Gold” program. In 2006, she commissioned as a U.S. Army Signal Officer and served as a Signal Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, and Battalion S6. She served in Afghanistan in 2009. Sarah received a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from East Carolina University in 2010. Sarah’s primary research interests include weight management and physical fitness among pregnant populations, especially those serving on active duty in the military. She is also a collaborator in the Prevention of Obesity in Military Communities program project grant, and has a growing interest in public health policy. Her clinical interests include health behavior change, strength and resilience in military families, and stress and emotional conflict among active duty military mothers. She completed a thesis evaluating Army Pregnancy and Postpartum Physical Training (P3T) Program at Fort Campbell, KY. For her dissertation, she is investigating factors that benefit active duty mothers in their transition to parenthood.