Sarah Lowry, D.N.P., ACNP-BC, AOCNP, ACHPN

  • Instructor of Medicine, School of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology, School of Medicine


Sarah has been providing palliative care services to the Community Hematology Oncology group since 2014. She loves being able to focus on helping people with life changing illnesses live and feel as well as they can. She works closely with her social work colleagues to provide whole person centered care.

Outside of work, Sarah enjoys gardening and learning new food preservation techniques. She likes being outside with her husband and two children year round doing things like foraging, hiking, camping, and kayaking.

Education and training

    • B.S.N., 2008, Texas Tech University
    • M.S.N., 2012, Vanderbilt University
    • D.N.P., 2017, OHSU
  • Certifications

    • Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse
    • Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner
    • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Board Certified)
    • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, 2012
    • Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner, 2013
    • Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse, 2017

Memberships and associations:

  • Oncology Nursing Society
  • American Society Clinical Oncology
  • Hospice and Palliative Nursing Association
  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine


Selected publications

  • Implementation of group visits to improve outpatient oncology advance care planning. DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2017.35.31_suppl.11 Journal of Clinical Oncology 35, no. 31_suppl (November 1 2017) 11-11. 


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