Sara Klaas, MSW
Director, Spinal Cord Injury Service, Shriners Hospital for Children, Chicago
Sara Klass has been at Shriner Hospitals for Children in Chicago for over 25 years in a variety of capacities. She has served as a medical social worker, the Assistant Director of Family Services, the Director of Care Coordination, and most recently as the Director of Spinal Cord Injury Service. In addition to these roles, Sara had been the SCI team leader for the last twenty years. She is currently the Director of Business Development. She has taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago in both the graduate and undergraduate programs, teaching Human Behavior and the Social Environment as well as Practice I. She is a frequent guest lecturer and is well published in the field of pediatric spinal cord injury.