Sara Tallmadge

Sara Tallmadge
Laboratory Animal Technologist 3
107 NIH Building, CFAES Wooster
Degree Information: 
AAS - Veterinary Technology, Stautzenberger College
BS - Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The Ohio State University
Research Laboratory Animal Health, Bioethics, Biosecurity

Sara has a strong background in research and livestock medicine with an Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology, Bachelor of Science in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, and an OVMLB Registered Veterinary Technician licensure. Here at CFAH she manages the unit’s specific pathogen free (SPF) layer turkey flock and various research facilities, while also serving as lead of the CFAH Animal Care Team. Sara has represented CFAH on the CFAES Staff Advisory Council and continues her community volunteering and advocacy within the Ohio Farm Bureau and the Ohio Rural Health Association. She is currently pursuing her Master of Clinical Research through The Ohio State University's Graduate School.

Lab PI:

Dr. Juliette Hanson, DVM


OVMLB Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)


Growing our Generation: Animal research — Why is it so important?, Ohio Farm Bureau, September 2017

Growing our Generation: Sara Tallmadge, Ohio Farm Bureau, March 2022


AgriPOWER Leadership Program - Class X (2017 - 2018)

CFAES Staff Advisory Council - Vice Chair (2019), Chair (2020), Past Chair (2021)

CFAES Leadership Program - 2022

Ohio Farm Bureau Young Ag Professionals State Committee - Secretary (2022 - 2024)

Ohio Rural Health Association Rural Health New Professionals - Membership Chair (2022 - present)