Sara Gillis, MSN, RN, CPNP

Clinical Assistant Professor 
Office: NB 416A
Phone: 256-824-6494


  • MSN, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
  • BSN, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA
  • Associates Degree in Nursing, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Fellow of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Clinical Expertise

  • CPNP Primary Care
  • RN Pediatric Floor Hospital
  • RN Newborn Nursery
  • RN Adult Medical Surgical Unit with Telemetry, Insulin Drips, etc.
  • RN Diabetic Educator

Teaching Responsibilities

  • NUR 404 - Family Centered Nursing Care of Children (clinical sections)

Service Activities

  • Community renovation projects as a member of the Cullman Master Gardeners
  • Nimble Thimble Quilting Guild making quilts for children in foster homes
  • Sew and Rip It Sewing Guild making angels for hospital doors of terminal patients
  • President of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars

Special Achievements/Honors/Awards

  • Sigma Theta Tau, Epsilon Chi Chapter
  • Alpha Kappa Mu, Mu Zeta Chapter
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Graduated BSN Suma Cum Laude