Susan Bakewell-Sachs, Ph.D., R.N., P.N.P.- B.C., F.A.A.N.



Dean and Vice President for Nursing Affairs
Oregon Health & Science University
School of Nursing Portland Campus
3455 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd. SN-ADM
Portland, Ore. 97239-2941




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C.R.N.P. - University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Post-Master's Pediatric Acute/ Chronic Care Nurse Practitioner Program.

Ph.D. - University of Pennsylvania School of nursing Philadelphia, PA.

M.S.N. - University of Pennsylvania School of nursing Philadelphia, PA. Perinatal Nursing.

B.S.N. - University of Pittsburgh School of nursing, Pittsburgh PA.


Service Activities

Guest Editor, Journal of Professional Nursing, with Beal, J. and Green, A. Journal of Professional Nursing, Vol. 27, No. 6 (November - December), 2011, special issue on Academic-Practice Partnerships.

Neonatal Editor, The Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Member, Steering Committee on Education Progression, New Jersey Action Coalition, November 2011 - present.

Reviewer, Assessment and Care of the Late Preterm Infant. (2010). AWHONN.

Program Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, New Jersey Nursing Initiative: So a Nurse Will Be There for You. November 2007 - present.

Awards and Honors

2012 - Visionary Leadership Award, Regional/State Nursing Leadership, UMDNJ School of Nursing 20th Anniversary Awards

2012- Service Award, the Center for Certification Preparation and Review (CCPR)


Lorch, S., Wade, K., Bakewell-Sachs, S., Medoff-Cooper, B., Sliber, J., & Escobar, G. (2010). Antibiotic use in premature infants after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit. Clinical Pediatrics, 49(3) 249–257. (Publication History – Issue published online: May 15, 2009, doi: 10.1177/0009922809336358.

Bakewell-Sachs, S., Mertz, L., Egreczky, D., & Ladden, M. (2011). The new jersey nursing initiative: building sustainable collaboration. Journal of Professional Nursing, Vol 27, No. 6 (November–December), e96–e102.

Beal, J., Green, A., & Bakewell-Sachs, S. (2011). The time is right – the time is now…academic-service partnerships need to be revisited. Journal of Professional Nursing, Vol 27, No. 6 (November–December), 330-331.