Dr. Sarah Khan
PharmacistEmail Dr. Sarah
Dr. Sarah Khan is a retail pharmacist who does more than just count by fives. Sarah has developed close relationships with her patients and has invested herself in their lives. Sarah graduated from Albany College of Pharmacy in 2007 and feels her strongest area of expertise is in diabetes management. She recently raced in the Tour de Cure for her patients.
Sarah has struggled with her weight since the age of five, but finally feels she has control. Sarah has demonstrated that you can lose weight the healthy way with good nutrition and exercise. Trying to balance being a mom, wife and full-time pharmacist she hopes to educate people and help them navigate all the medical information available to them in the media.
Outside of being a pharmacist Sarah loves top 40 music, sports and is a Disney enthusiast. She loves spring in upstate New York and spending time with her husband and 9-month-old son.
Fun Facts About Sarah
I Never Leave Home Without my iPhone
Where I'd Rather Be In Disney World with my family
My Bragging Rights I’ve lost 100 pounds in nine months!
Refrigerator Staples Chobani greek yogurt, granny smith apples, wholly guacamole and salsa
My Favorite Healthy Food Sweet potato fries
My Guiltiest Pleasure Backstreet Boys
Song That Gets Me Going in the Gym Anything by the Black Eyed Peas Favorite Gym Activity Arc Trainer or a boxing class
Shows I have to DVR Biggest Loser, House, Supernatural, Bones, Young and the Restless, Pretty Little Liars
The Book I'd Read Again The Stand by Stephen King
First Paid Gig Babysitter
Accomplishment Most Proud of Being a wife and mommy
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