Sarah Cartwright, DNP, MSN-PH, BAM, RN-BC, CAPA, FASPAN

Associate Professor, Nursing Program


Distance Programs


School of Nursing


Health Administration
Population Health


Doctor of Nurse Practice, Grand Canyon University
Master of Science Nursing, Grand Canyon University
Bachelor of Arts in Management, American Public University
Associate of Applied Science in Nursing, Jefferson Community College

Dr. Sarah Cartwright is a registered professional nurse with a career beginning in 1994 and marked with progressive levels of responsibility. Her clinical focus specializes in perianesthesia nursing and informatics nursing, and clinical outcomes. Dr. Cartwright’s most recent clinical appointment was as an Integrated Clinical Practice Strategist.

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Cartwright has held adjunct appointments and visiting professorships at Augusta University Medical College of Georgia and Augusta University College of Nursing. In 2018, she joined the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences as contributing faculty with curriculum focus on patient safety and quality, health information technology and leadership in both Master of Nursing Science and Doctor of Nursing Practice practicum courses.

Highly active in multiple professional societies, Dr. Cartwright has presented at a variety of local, state, regional and national conferences, published multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals and authored several textbook chapters on a variety of clinical, administrative and continuous quality improvement topics. Dr. Cartwright uses evidence to support practice decisions, influence change and create opportunities for innovation. In 2020, Dr. Cartwright earned the distinction of Fellow of the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses.