Sara Hunt

Sara Hunt, PhD

Director of UNLV Mental and Behavioral Health Coalition; Assistant Dean of Behavioral Health Sciences


Sara Hunt joined The Lincy Institute in December 2014 as the Director of the UNLV Mental and Behavioral Health Coalition. She completed her Doctorate in Psychology at Utah State University, and received her BA in Psychology from the University of Iowa. Dr. Hunt completed her pre-doctoral internship in Toronto, Canada. Her research and clinical interests have focused on individuals with chronic health concerns. Prior to starting her current position, Dr. Hunt worked in multi-disciplinary health care settings providing assessment and therapy to individuals with obesity, diabetes, and sleep disorders. Her current work with the Coalition is focused on improving the mental and behavioral health workforce shortage in Nevada with a focus on training students on an integrated approach to providing health care.