Sandra Banta-Wright

Sandra Banta-Wright, PhD

Assistant Professor of Nursing


Sandra joined the School of Nursing in 2015 as an assistant professor of nursing. In the year previous, she was a lecturer at the University of Washington’s Family and Child Nursing program within the School of Nursing after completing a two-year postdoctoral fellowship through the Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems program. She also served as clinical adjunct faculty at Washington’s School of Nursing, specializing in parent-child nursing, from 1993 to 2011. Sandra also worked at Oregon Health & Science University during the 1990s through 2012, in a variety of roles that included research assistant, clinical instructor, and neonatal nurse practitioner in the Neonatal Care Unit within Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.

  • PhD, nursing science, Oregon Health & Science University
  • MSN, University of Washington
  • BSN, St. Mary of the Plain College