Dr. Nancy Sabin
Clinical Associate Professor
University of San Diego - DNP
University of California, San Francisco - MSN
California State University, Sacramento - BSRN
Nancy Jex Sabin is a faculty member in the Graduate Nurse Practitioner Programs. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from California State University, Sacramento, and her Masters from the University of California, San Francisco in 1988. Her graduate work in the Family Nurse Practitioner program focused on international and refugee healthcare. She also has maintained ANA certification since the Fall of 1988.
Ms. Sabin joined the Family Nurse Practitioner Program faculty in 1994 to teach in the Migrant Health specialty track. Prior to this, Ms. Sabin’s nursing background included pediatric oncology, renal dialysis and transplant, and home health nursing. She has also worked for more than 17 years in international health care in Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Romania, and Somalia. Most of the international work has been in training indigenous medical staff, and community health workers, as well as advising non-governmental aid agencies (such as World Vision) in health policy development. Her work as a Family Nurse Practitioner stateside has been with inner-city low-income patients at a variety of community clinics. Both the international and community clinic work has been focused on education of patients and their families in culturally appropriate ways which maximize the patient’s own understanding and control of their health.
Ms. Sabin’s current teaching responsibilities include Young Adult Health Management, Seminar for Pediatric Management, Underserved Latino Health Care, and site visits to students doing their clinical rotations. Her current clinical practice is at the on-campus student health services, and at various clinics in San Diego that serve low-income Latino patients.
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