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Education and Training
DrNP Columbia University School of Nursing
MEd Columbia University

Sarah Sheets Cook, DNP, RN-CS
Vice Dean
Dorothy M. Rogers Professor Emerita of Nursing


Research/Clinical Interests
Women's Health; Perinatal Nursing; Health professional curriculum development.


Selected Publications
Cook SS. (in press). International post-graduate nursing education exchanges: Impossible? Clinical Scholars Review.
Cook SS, Sherrin F, Bancel S, Rodriguez Gomes J. (2012). Curriculum meeting points: A transcultural and transformative initiative in nursing education [Electronic version]. Nursing Education in Practice 12 April: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2012.03.009
Robinson M, Cook SS, Currie LM. (2011). Systemic lupus erythematosus: A genetic review for advanced practice nurses. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 23(12), 629-637.
Scanlon A, Cook SS. (2010). Febrile seizures, genetic (generalized) epilepsy with febrile seizures plus and dravet's syndrome. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 15(2), 154-159.
Andrews TD, Cook SS, Baumeister M, Hickey KT. (2010). ARVC: Help prevent sudden death. The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care, 35(2), 26-33.
Malone K, Cook SS. (2006). Introduction to genetics for Otorhinolaryngology nurses. ORL - Head and Neck Nursing, 24(2), 8-18.
Desjardins KS, Cook SS, Jenkins M, Bakken S. (2005). Effect of an informatics for evidence-based practice curriculum on nursing informatics competencies. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 74, 1012-1020.
Peirce A, Cook SS, Larson E. (2004). Focusing research priorities in schools of nursing. Journal of Professional Nursing, 20(3), 156-159.
Bakken S, Cook SS, Curtis L, Desjardins K, Hyun S, Jenkins M, John R, Klein WT, Paguntalan J, Roberts WD, Soupios M. (2004). Promoting patient safety through informatics-based nursing education. International Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 73(7-8), 581-589.
Cook SS. (2003, September). The APNG: A preliminary look at credentialing nurses through portfolio review: A commentary. [Letter to the Editor]. Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews, 3(3), 79.
Honors & Awards
2011 Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine
2010 Member, Interprofessional Educational Colaborative (IPEC), Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC)
2002 International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG) Founder's Award
2002 Second Century Award for Excellence in Health Care, Columbia University School of Nursing
2000 First Honorary Award, Columbia University Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association, Inc. (CAPSONA)
O'Neil Prize for Academic Excellence, Columbia University School of Nursing
Sigma Theta Tau
Magna Cum Laude, University of Michigan
Who's Who in American Nursing
Mortar Board

Committees
2010-present Dean's Counsel, Columbia University School of Nursing
2009-present CUMC IT Advisory Committee, Columbia University Medical Center [CPMCnet (Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center net) Advisory Committee, Health Sciences, Columbia University, 1996-present [*Name changed in 2009]
2004-present Education Resources Committee, Columbia University Medical Center, Chair
2002 University Seminar in New Media Teaching and Learning Committee, Columbia University
2001-2005 Health Sciences Education Strategic Planning Committee, Columbia University
2001-2005 Health Sciences Clinical Care Strategic Planning Committee, Columbia University
2001-2003 250th/75th Anniversary Celebrations Liaison Committee, Columbia University
2000-2005 Scholarly Resources Advisory Committee, Columbia University
1998-2005 Barnard-Columbia Rape Crisis Advisory Board, Columbia University
1998-2005 Community Voices Advisory Board Steering Committee, Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery

Professional Memberships
2011-present Member, Board of Directors, International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG)
2011 Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine
2004-present Member, Eastern Nursing Research Society,
2003-2007 Member, New Product Development: AAFP Module in Collaboration with the National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics Committee
2003-2007 Member, Education Clearinghouse Committee, National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics
2000-present Member, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
1999-present Member, International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG)/Genetics Nurses Credentialing Commission (GNCC)
1999-2001 Member, International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG) Portfolio Evaluation Ad-Hoc Committee
1997-present Member, Association of Community Health Nursing Educators
1996-present Member, International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG) Website; Genetic Support Groups

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