Sarah Saint Hamilton

Institute of Gerontology, Health Promotion & Behavior,
Clinical Assistant Professor
Undergraduate Coordinator, Institute of Gerontology

Curriculum Vitae

Institute of Gerontology, Health Promotion & Behavior,

Dr. Saint is a Lifespan Developmental Psychologist, with a research background focusing on the impact of nutrition on visual and cognitive development.

  • PhD, University of Georgia, 2017, Behavioral and Brain Sciences/Developmental Psychology
  • MS, University of Georgia, 2014, Behavioral and Brain Sciences/Developmental Psychology
  • MSW, University of Georgia, 2010, Social Work
  • BA, Manhattanville College, 2008, Psychology
Areas of Expertise

Lifespan Human Development; Aging; Nutrition; Visual Development; Maternal & Child Health; Social Work; Clinical Practice

Honors, Awards, and Achievements

Service-Learning Fellow, University of Georgia, 2020-2021

Charles L. Darby Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Georgia Psychology Department, 2016 & 2017

Diversity and Inclusion Graduate (DIG) Fellow, University of Georgia, 2016-2017

Future Faculty Fellow, University of Georgia Center for Teaching and Learning, 2015-2016


Georgia Gerontology Society
Society for Research in Child Development
International Congress of Infancy Studies

Course Instruction

GRNT 1100: Careers in Lifespan Health Sciences
GRNT 3100e: Early Life Influences on Aging (online)
GRNT 3200e: Lifespan Health Psychology (online)
GRNT 6500e: Aging in Society (online)
PBHL 7800: Capstone in Public Health
A Service-Learning course is also in development that will be offered during the 2021-2022 academic year