Sarah A Hirsch

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Sarah A. Hirsch, PhD MSN MBA RN

Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing

School of Nursing | 936-202-5137 | TWC 435H

Curriculum Vitae


My practice background is in the clinical areas of emergency and critical care for both pediatrics and adults.  I have been a full-time faculty member for the associate degree level of nursing for almost a decade, serving as a faculty team leader.  Now joining the SHSU’s SON working with baccalaureate nursing students. My passions are student engagement and success, including remediation for at-risk students and finding alternative learning modalities to support success in the classroom. My research background is in the areas of adaptive quizzing platforms and comprehensive predictive examinations.

I have three children, two teenagers and a toddler.  My husband is a former executive chef turned financial analyst.  In my free time, I enjoy reading, needlework, and spending time with family and friends.


  • PhD, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN
  • MBA, University of Texas, Tyler, TX
  • MSN, University of Texas, Arlington, TX

Professional Experience - Academia

  • Professor of Nursing, Faculty, Lone Star College, Kingwood, TX
  • Adjunct Nursing Faculty, SHSU, The Woodlands, TX
  • Adjunct Nursing Faculty, UTA, Arlington, TX

Professional Experience - Clinical

  • Emergency Department, Signature Care ER, Houston, TX
  • Emergency Department, Methodist Willowbrook, Houston, TX
  • Pediatric ICU, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX