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Sarah Allgood, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor
Sarah Allgood
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Genetics
  • Health Behavior
  • Interprofessional
  • Pain/Symptom Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Pulmonary
  • Quality Improvement


Sarah Allgood’s research focuses on the role of pain and other symptoms in clinical outcomes among individuals with cystic fibrosis. Her long-term research goals include the development of interventions to help manage symptoms, especially in those with advanced lung disease. Dr. Allgood earned her PhD in Nursing from Johns Hopkins and completed a two-year research fellowship at the School of Medicine with an appointment in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care. Prior to her PhD studies, Dr. Allgood was a clinical research nurse at the NIH Clinical Center and a research nurse at the Johns Hopkins Cystic Fibrosis Center, where she was responsible for the development and management of national-level clinical trials.

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  • Publications/Research

    Allgood, S.J., Kozachik, S., Alexander, K.A., Thaxton, A., Vera, M., &Lechtzin, N. (2018). Descriptions of the pain experience in adults and adolescents with cystic fibrosis. Pain Management Nursing, pii: S1524-9042(17)30473-3. doi: 10.1016/j.pmn.2017.11.011.

    Lechtzin, N., Mayer-Hamblett, N., West, N.E., Allgood, S., Wilhelm, E., Khan, U., Aitken, M.L., Ramsey, B.W., Boyle, M.P., Mogayzel, P.J. Jr., Gibson, R.L., Orenstein, D., Milla, C., Clancy,J.P., Antony, V., Goss, C.H. & eICE Study Team (2017). Home monitoring in CF to identify and treat acute pulmonary exacerbations: eICE study results. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Nov 1; 196(9):1144-1151. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201610-2172OC.

    Lechtzin, N., Allgood, S., Hong, G., Riekert, K., Haythornthwaite, J.A., Mogayzel, P., Hankinson,J., Yaster, M. (2016). The association between pain and clinical outcomes in adolescents with cystic fibrosis. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 52(5):681-687. doi:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2016.03.02.

  • Awards/Honors

    2017-current   Ruth L. Kirschstein National Service Award; T32HL72748-15

    2014   Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—Future of Nursing Scholars Scholarship, 1st Cohort

    2009   Research Award (for demonstrating intellectual curiosity and creativity in nursing)—Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

    2009   The Minority Global Health Disparities International Research Training Program Grant, National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities and Fogarty International Center

    2009   Inducted as member of Sigma Theta Tau International