Assistant Professor Lisa Sabatini

Lisa Sabatini

Assistant Professor

Full-Time Faculty
Cowell Hall 306


Lisa is a proud triple USF Don earning her BSN, MSN and DNP from USF SONHP. She has over 38 years of healthcare experience in clinical, education, and leadership. She is active in the USF Alumni Association and is an active member of many nursing organizations. She was instrumental in establishing simulation at SONHP and has spoken locally, regionally, and nationally on simulation. Lisa was the Director of the Clinical Performance and Simulation Centers and was instrumental in implementing simulation at USF. Lisa is currently a USF board member for Peninsula Silicon Valley and on the Nursing alumni board.  Lisa's current research is on telehealth.


  • Simulation
  • Telehealth
  • Homecare

Research Areas

  • Telehealth


  • Chair, BSN Simulation Committee, current
  • Co-Chair, Bay Area Simulation Collaborative, current
  • Vice-Chair, BSN Department, 2016-2018


  • University of San Francisco, SONHP, DNP, 2015
  • University of San Francisco, SONHP, MSN, 2008
  • University of San Francisco, SONHP, BSN, 1983

Prior Experience

  • Assistant Professor
  • Director of the Clinical Performance and Simulation Center, USF SONHP
  • Adjunct Clinical Faculty
  • Home Care Nurse
  • Director of Nursing, Home Care Agency
  • Staff Nurse

Awards & Distinctions

  • University of San Francisco, Al Alessandri Service Award 2013
  • University of San Francisco, Deans Medal for Professionalism in Nursing, 2008

Selected Publications

  • DeNatale & Sabatini ( 2013). Students promoting healthcare practices in Belize. Nursing 2013, 60-63.