Sarah Sevcik Tummala

Instructor, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health

Sarah Sevcik Tummala

Contact Info

Office Address:
West Bank Office Building, Room 300
1300 S 2nd St,
Minneapolis, MN 55455

MEd, University of Minnesota

MPH, University of Minnesota School of Public Health

BA, Psychology and Management Studies, St. Olaf College

Program Evaluation Certificate, Education Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, University of Minnesota


The most recent courses I've instructed include PubH 3001: Personal and Community Health, PubH 3003: Fundamentals of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, PubH 3004: Essentials of Personal and Community Health, and PubH 6250: Foundations of Public Health.

Professional Associations

  • American Evaluation Association
  • American College Health Association



  • Matson, E., Sevcik, S. & Lucachick, L. (31 May 2017). Welcoming all students: How to incorporate language into trainings, policies, and procedures. American College Health Association (ACHA) Annual Meeting.
  • Laska, M.N., Sevcik S.M., Moe S.G., Petrich C.A., Nanney, M.S., Linde J.A., & Lytle L.A. (2015). A two-year young adult obesity prevention trial in the US: Process evaluation results. Health Promotion International. DOI: 10.1093/heapro/dav066
  • Linde, J., Sevcik, S., Petrich, C., Gardner, J., Laska, M., Lozano, P. & Lytle, L. (20 Dec 2013). Translating a health behavior change intervention for delivery to two-year college students: The importance of formative research. Translational Behavioral Medicine. DOI: 10.1007/s13142-013-0243-y
  • Lytle, L.A., Moe, S.G., Nanney, M.S., Laska, M.N., Linde, J.A., Petrich, C.A. & Sevcik, S.M. (2014). Designing a weight gain prevention trial for young adults: The CHOICES study. American Journal of Health Education, 45(2), 67-75. DOI: 10.1080/19325037.2013.875962
  • Gardner, J., Kjolhaug, J., Linde, J., Sevcik, S., & Lytle, L. (2013).Teaching goal-setting for weight-gain prevention in a college population: Insights from the CHOICES study, Journal of Health Education Teaching, 4(1), 39-49. PMCID: PMC4038901
  • Hearst, M.O., Sevcik, S., Fulkerson, J.A., Pasch, K.E., Harnack, L. & Lytle, L.A. (2012). Stressed out and overcommitted! The relationships between family stressors and parents’ and their child’s weight status. Health Education & Behavior, 39(4), 446-454. DOI: 10.1177/1090198111426453



  • PubH 3001, Personal and Community Health
  • PubH 3003, Fundamentals of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • PubH 3004, Basic Concepts of Personal and Community Health