Priscilla Limbo Sagar, EdD, RN, ACNS-BC, CTN-A, has the distinction of being selected as a Transcultural Scholar by the Transcultural Nursing Society (TCNS), Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, and an inductee to the Nursing Hall of Fame at Columbia University. Dr. Sagar is a professor of nursing at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York. She received a BS in Nursing from the Philippine Women's University; an MS in Adult Nursing with a minor in education from Pace University; and an EdD in nursing education/professorial role from Teachers College, Columbia University.
She is board certified in adult health from the American Nurses Credentialing Center and has advanced certification in transcultural nursing from the Transcultural Nursing Certification Commission (TNCC) of the TCNS. She is a site evaluator for the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Her research interests include transcultural nursing (TCN); mentoring; and international nursing, partnerships, and collaborations. She serves as consultant in the areas of cultural diversity and promotion of cultural competence as well as in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation. In addition, Dr. Sagar has facilitated several national and international conferences to disseminate TCN research and knowledge. She is a longtime member of TCNS and has chaired the Eligibility and Credentialing Committee of the TNCC. Her other professional memberships include the Philippine Nurses Association of America and the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society for Nursing.
Dr. Sagar also teaches as an adjunct faculty for University of Phoenix Online's School of Advanced Studies, where she functions as committee member in dissertations with cultural diversity and transcultural focus. Her publications include Transcultural Nursing Theory and Models: Application in Nursing Education, Practice and Administration (Springer, 2012); a chapter in the third edition of Leininger's Culture Care Diversity and Universality: A Worldwide Theory of Nursing (Jones & Bartlett, 2015); and contibution to Giving Through Teaching: How Nurse Educators Are Changing the World (Springer, 2010).