Winner of the Columbia University-Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association/Ada Mutch scholarship, Sara Markt had a “pre-nursing” career with a BA in Anthropology and working as Deputy Secretary for the NYC Dept, of Health and Mental Hygiene where she also wrote speeches for Mayor Bloomberg. Deciding her work was too abstract she returned to school at Columbia University where she earned her BSN and is now pursuing her Masters as an Adult Nurse Practitioner there.  She plans to work in primary care in New York City’s medically underserved communities.