Sara Day an Associate Professor and Assistant Dean at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Nursing in Memphis, TN. Prior to her current position, she was the Director of Nursing Education at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Director of Nursing for St. Jude’s Global Program. Dr. Day’s career has focused on the development, implementation, and management of nursing programs and models to improve the care of children with cancer and sickle cell disease.
Her programs and models have improved the outcomes of underserved children and have been implemented nationally and internationally. She has worked to empower nurses in developing countries to provide quality pediatric oncology nursing care and created programs to advance the nursing work environment through education and improvement in quality standards. The results of her research have affected policy at local, national and international levels. She has 38 publications in peer-reviewed medical and nursing journals and has traveled to 18 countries to present or directly implement her programs. In 2014, she was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing for her significant contributions to nursing and health care.
- International Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing (005)
- University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Nursing and St Jude Children's Research Hospital
- Memphis, Tennessee