Kathy Sabo joined the MGH Institute School of Nursing faculty in 2008. She teaches in the prelicensure programs. Sabo is the Director at the Ruth Sleeper Nursing Center for Clinical Education and Wellness, a student-led clinical learning environment that provides free health resources to community clients. Sabo engages in interprofessional activities at the Impact Practice Center, such as the faculty lead for various client wellness groups. Sabo's research focus is nursing education specifically preparing future providers in health promotion.

  • BA, Biology, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
  • MSN, Family and Community Health, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
  • PhD, Nursing, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA
  • Clinical education
  • Community engagement
  • Health promotion across the lifespan
  • Caregiver health 

Dr. Sabo has published numerous papers - some titles are highlighted below. You can view a complete listing of Dr. Sabo's publications on Google Scholar or in her CV. 

Students Tele-All: Self-Efficacy and Self-Reflection as Measures of Student Success in Telepractice Training Across Health Professions.

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of primary healthcare providers with assessing and supporting older informal caregivers.

Occupational heat stress: An overview for nurse practitioners.

Implementing a Telehealth Supportive Counseling Center with PMHNP Students.

Self-care needs and practices of the older adult caregivers: An integrative review.

See Google Scholar Profile


In addition, Dr. Sabo regularly presents at conferences and industry events. Please see her CV for a complete list of presentations.

Interprofessional Wellness Groups: A Model for Success at the NEXUS Virtual Summit 2022.

Loneliness and unmet needs of older adults living in publicly supported housing at the MGH Institute of Health Professions Scholarship Day.

Caregiver self-care needs and practices: an integrative review at the Eastern Nursing Research Society 33rd Annual Virtual Scientific Session.

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Awards and Honors

Academic Nursing Early Career Scholarship Award, 2023

Massachusetts Association of Colleges of Nursing

Inge Corliss Research Award, 2021

Sigma Theta Tau International Upsilon Lambda Chapter

Alexandra Paul Simon Mentoring Award, 2020

Sigma Theta Tau International Upsilon Lambda Chapter