Sarah A. Collins, RN, PhD

2018 to 2020

 Columbia University

Biography and photograph when elected: 

Sarah Collins, RN, PhD is a Senior Clinical and Nurse Informatician in Clinical Informatics Partners eCare at Partners Healthcare Systems and an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Department of Medicine Division of Internal Medicine and Primary Care.  Her research, as well as her applied clinical informatics work, is focused on modeling, developing, and evaluating standards-based, patient-centered collaborative informatics tools to further patient safety, knowledge development, clinical decision-support, and coordinated patient-centered care. Dr. Collins is an experienced critical care nurse and holds a PhD in Nursing Informatics from Columbia University School of Nursing.  She was a National Library of Medicine Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Columbia University’s Department of Biomedical Informatics.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania, where she minored in Health Care Management.  Dr. Collins was selected as one of two national Emerging Leaders by the Alliance for Nursing Informatics in 2012 and her research has been recognized and awarded by the American Medical Informatics Association and the International Congress on Nursing Informatics.