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Sarah Mossburg, MS, RN

Sarah Mossburg

Doctoral Type:

PhD Student




Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb, PhD, RN, FAAN


Ms. Mossburg completed her BSN at the University of Pennsylvania in 1998, and her MS in Healthcare Administration at Georgetown University in 2003.  Ms. Mossburg has worked in a number of clinical positions, with her primary experience being in the ICU and Interventional Radiology.  She has worked in education as a Nurse Educator and Clinical Specialist in the hospital, as well as Clinical Faculty with nursing students.  She has held several leadership positions as a Nurse Manager, and as Director of Professional Practice.   Her extensive clinical and leadership experience have lead to her interest in patient safety research, which she is pursuing with her doctoral work here at Johns Hopkins University.

Dissertation Focus

Patient Safety Culture, Burnout, Employee Engagement, Prevention of healthcare errors

Major Achievement(s)

  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society
  • Member of Upsilon Phi Delta Honor Society
  • Regional Finalist, Excellence in Nursing, Nurse Spectrum Awards
  • Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar 2016-2018