Title and Department
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Director of Pediatrics
NIH All of Us Research Program
Professional bio

Sara Van Driest, MD, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology within the Department of Medicine. She is the Director of Pediatrics for the NIH All of Us Research Program.

She completed her MD and PhD at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine followed by Pediatric residency and Clinical Pharmacology fellowship at Vanderbilt. Prior to joining the NIH, Dr. Van Driest's laboratory at VUMC was focused on pediatric precision medicine, specifically using electronic health records and other clinical data to fill knowledge gaps in pharmacogenetics. Now, as Director of Pediatrics for All of Us, she will lead efforts to enroll pediatric and adolescent participants who reflect the diversity of the United States into the research cohort.