Primary Practice Location:University Hospital 2500 N. State St. Jackson, MS 39216
Appointments: (888) 815-2005
Areas of Practice: Adult Psychiatry
Dr. Sara Gleason is associate professor and vice chair for faculty development in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior. She is director of consultation-liaison psychiatry and attending physician for the inpatient medical-psychiatry unit. Gleason serves as the psychiatric consultant to the Asylum Hill Research Consortium. She is a core faculty member in UMMC's Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities.A graduate of the UMMC School of Medicine, Gleason completed her psychiatry residency at UMMC in 2008. She was a staff psychiatrist at the Mississippi State Hospital and at VA facilities in Jackson and Biloxi before returning to UMMC as faculty in 2016. Prior to entering the medical field, Gleason studied public policy as an undergraduate at Princeton University and earned a JD from the University of Michigan Law School. In 2019 she completed the executive MBA program at the Else School of Management at Millsaps College.