Sara Tyghter joined GLA in September 2016 as Director of Education and Outreach. She oversees the development of GLA’s educational platform supporting children, adolescents, adults, and healthcare professionals. Sara is focused on developing multi-channel educational programs that will help increase awareness and prevent the increase of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases as well as support those who are living with these illnesses.
Prior to joining GLA, Sara spent close to 10 years working at the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation as an Associate Director of Patient Programs. She was responsible for developing educational programs for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals as well as overseeing the Patient Support Center. In addition, she was responsible for writing grants, budget management, and managing relationships with key partners.
Sara graduated from Sacred Heart University with a B.S. degree in Business Administration.