Sye-Ok Sato

Sye-Ok Sato, MA

Project Manager, HOPE HOME


Sye-Ok Sato is a Project Manager for the HOPE HOME Study, coordinating the longitudinal cohort study that examines the relationship between discrimination, stigma, medical mistrust, health utilization and health outcomes among homeless older adults in Oakland, California. She has made it a priority in her research endeavors to give a voice to communities that are overlooked, including people experiencing homelessness and drug users. She comes to the Center of Vulnerable Populations/Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative with experience and passion to implement creative research processes that provide meaningful and actionable findings. Sye-Ok hails from the Pacific Northwest and is currently residing in Oakland. She received her Master of Arts in Sociology from California State University, East Bay.