Dr. Sarah Wells

Bioengineer

Dr. Sarah Wells is an Associate Professor at Dalhousie University in the School of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Physics & Atmospheric Science with a cross-appointment in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics.

She received a bachelor of Sciences in Biophysics from Western University, followed by a Ph.D in Materials Engineering from University of Toronto, and postdoctoral training in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh.

Sarah is an expert in the properties of biopolymers such as collagen and elastin and in the roles these biopolymers play in various anatomical systems including the cardiovascular system. Her research also examines the adaptive remodeling of cardiovascular tissues during development and in pregnancy.