Sarah Contreras-Ortiz

Program Manager

Office: 805-988-2500 ext 2020
Cell: 213-259-5014

Sarah Contreras-Ortiz joined COPE Health Solutions in July 2015 as a Program Manager. In this role, she oversees daily operations of the Health Scholar programs at St. John’s Hospitals in Oxnard and Camarillo.

Prior to transitioning to this position, Ms. Contreras-Ortiz was a Health Scholar at Riverside Community Hospital. During this time, she joined the Leadership Team as a Recruitment and Training Coordinator and advanced to the Executive Team as the Assistant Director of Recruitment.

Ms. Contreras-Ortiz received her Bachelor of Science degree in Bioengineering from the University of California Riverside (UCR) in July 2015. She was a Peer Leader for the University Honors Program and Bourns College of Engineering, served as an officer for the national honors engineering society Tau Beta Pi, and was involved in several student organizations where she demonstrated her commitment to leadership and serving her community. Ms. Contreras-Ortiz also served as a Diabetic Health Coach under the UCR School of Medicine and County of Riverside at the Riverside County Regional Medical Center in Moreno Valley. In this role, she provided health education to patients and empowered them to take a more active role in managing their diabetes. Her passion is to empower patients in underserved communities by emphasizing health education and awareness.