Sandra Harris headshot

Assistant Professor, Nursing
M.S.N., Case Western Reserve University

Sandra Harris

Sandra Harris headshotAssistant Professor

D.N.P., Ursuline College
M.S.N., B.S.N.
, Case Western Reserve University
Diploma in Nursing, St. Alexis School of Nursing


Dr. Sandra Harris teaches medical, surgical and critical-care nursing, as well as courses in nursing theory, leadership and ethics, and nursing trends and issues in the Baldwin Wallace University accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.

Harris came to Baldwin Wallace University from the Cleveland Clinic where she was research nurse coordinator engaged in various research projects, including projects funded by the National Institute of Health Studies. She also has many years of instructional experience on the faculty at Huron School of Nursing where she taught leadership, critical care, medical surgical and pediatric nursing. Harris was previously adjunct faculty member at Ohio University and Kaplan NCLEX educator. She has held positions as intensive care unit staff nurse, administrative nursing supervisor, orthopedic nurse and rehabilitation nurse.

Harris is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, Nursing Honor Society and was awarded the Helen Lathrop Bunge Award in 1994, from Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing (CWRU) for "Recognition of clinical expertise, creative ability, and a strong sense of social and professional responsibility." She was also awarded the Outstanding Excellence Certificate of Achievement for the DNP Showcase by the Ohio League for Nursing.

She has presented both poster and podium presentations locally and nationally. Examples of topics presented included "ABSN Nursing Research Faculty & Student Collaboration with Practice Partners to Disseminate Current Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines to Nurses and Allied Healthcare Staff through Poster Presentations" and "Development & Implementation of an Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Program."

Her doctoral focus was on incorporating evidence-based practice into daily clinical plans of care working with practice affiliates.