Dewell, Dr. Sarah

Sarah Dewell
PhD, MSc, RN Assistant Professor
Email: Campus:
  • Prince George


Sarah Dewell is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Northern British Columbia. Sarah’s research explores the development of precision health through scholarship focused on nursing education, research, and practice with a focus on foundational genomic knowledge for all nurses. Prior to becoming a nurse, Sarah completed a BSc in Cell Biology and Genetics and a Masters in Medical Genetics at the University of British Columbia. Sarah practiced almost exclusively in adult mental health, focusing primarily on seniors mental health in rural communities. Dr. Dewell is a member of the steering committee for the Global Genomics Nursing Alliance (G2NA) and a member of the International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG). 

Research and Expertise

Areas of Expertise:

Genetic/Genomic Nursing, Genetic/Genomic Nursing Education, Precision Health, Mixed Methods, Innovation in Nursing Education, Nursing Leadership

Languages Spoken:
  • English
Available to be contacted by the media as a subject matter expert