Judy Savageau collaborates with colleagues on a variety of research, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation projects. She is an epidemiologist and biostatistician with over 25 years of experience as a principal or co-investigator of studies involving clinical focus and outcomes assessment in primary care practice, curriculum, and faculty development, and applied health policy assessments impacting underserved and vulnerable populations. In this area, her interests include adults and children with behavioral health conditions; incarcerated persons with behavioral health concerns; and Medicaid-insured children and families with oral health concerns.
Savageau teaches epidemiology and biostatistics, research methods, scientific writing, and preventive medicine/public health at UMass Chan Medical School. She is director of the Senior Scholars Program for fourth-year medical students. Her teaching and research efforts have been funded by several state and federal agencies and private foundations.
Savageau earned a master's degree in public health from Yale University Medical School and a bachelor's degree in biology from Northeastern University.