Sasha Skendzel, DNP, MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC, ACRP-CP, CSM

Clinical Assistant Professor
Skendzel

Contact

Office Address

6-144 Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Titles

Clinical Assistant Professor

Education

DNP, St. Catherine University
Major: Nursing Practice

MSN, University of Michigan
Major: Adult Acute Care

BSN, Eastern Michigan University
Major: Nursing

Licensures and Certifications

Registered Nurse Licensure, Michigan State Board of Nursing
Registered Nurse Licensure, Minnesota State Board of Nursing
Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center
Key Personnel and Good Clinical Practice for investigational Drugs and Biologics Certificates, CITI Training Human Research Biomedical Research Investigators
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Licensure, Minnesota State Board of Nursing
Certified Clinical Research Professional, Association of Clinical Research Professionals

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Biography

Honors and Recognition

Survivorship Early-Career Achievement Award 2022, American Academy for Transplant & Cellular Therapy, 2022

Above and Beyond, University of Minnesota Office of Academic Affairs, 2020

Sigma Theta Tau Honors Society, Chi-at-Large Chapter, St. Catherine University, Saint Paul, Minnesota, 2017

Phi Kappa Phi Multidisciplinary Colligate Honors Society Inductee, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2012

Sigma Theta Tau Honors Society, Eta Rho Chapter, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2012

Making a Difference Award, Employee Recognition , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2012

Nursing Scholarship Award, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2012

Summa Cum Laude, Academic Honors, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 2009

Sigma Theta Tau Honors Society, Rho Chapter Inductee, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 2006

Professional Memberships

Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society, Member

Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honors Society, Member & Contributor

American Nurses Association, Member

American Society for Transplant and Cellular Therapies, Chair

Oncology Nursing Society, Member

Association of American Cancer Institutes, Member

American Association of Clinical Research Professionals, Member

Publications

Selected Publications

Kimball, B., Skendzel, S. M., Cao, Q., Holtan, S., 2021. High self efficacy after hematopoietic stem cell transplant. (Minnesota Society of Clinical Oncology Spring Conference, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN).

Orcholski, E., Krishnadas, D., Nicklow, R., Lindemann, M., Morris, M., Bruan, J., 2020. Improving Study Start-up Timelines: A Comprehensive, Multidisciplinary, Process-Improvement Initiative. (Association of American Cancer Institutes Clinical Research Innovation Annual Conference, University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center, Chicago, IL).

Sweetnam, J., Twohey, E., Skendzel, S. M., Stingle, J., Arora, M., Baraki, A., Cao, Q., Holtan, S. G., 2019. From frail to fit after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation: Scope of the problem and a strength-based solution. MedRxiv,
doi:10.1101/19010397

Shreve, N., 2019. Top Abstracts from 2019 TCT Meeting. American Society of Transplant and Cellular Therapy, National Advanced Practice Provider Newsletter, 1 (1): 7-7.

Carrier, C., 2019. Ask the Expert: Implementing CAR-T Therapy – Role of APP Leadership. American Society of Transplant and Cellular Therapy, National Advanced Practice Provider Newsletter, 2 (1): 8-10.

Holtan, S., Finch-Guthrie, P., 2019. Application of Path-Goal and Transformational Leadership Theory to Improve Patient and Provider Satisfaction with APP-Led Survivorship Care: A Quality Improvement Initiative.. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 25 (3): S373.

Skendzel, S. M., 2019. Implementing a satisfying APP-led BMT survivorship clinic: Outcome analysis and leadership theory intervention. Sophia, the St. Catherine University research repository [Manuscript], Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States:

Ustun, C., Williams, S., Skendzel, S. M., 2017. Allogeneic NK cells eradicate myeloblasts but not neoplastic mast cells in systemic mastocytosis associated with acute myeloid leukemia. American Journal of Hematology,
doi: 10.1002/ajh.24673

Skendzel, S. M., From Cancer to COVID-19: Lessons Learned and Key Takeaways in the New Era of Cellular Therapy. American Society of Transplant and Cellular Therapy, National Advanced Practice Provider Newsletter, 3 (1): 9-11.

Presentations

Selected Presentations

Skendzel, S. M., (Panelist) "Advanced Practice Provider Staffing Models: Multicenter Survey Results and Expert Discussion", Tandem Conference: Transplantation & Cellular Therapy Meetings of ASTCT and CIBMTR, American Society of Transplantation and Cellular Therapy, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. April 01, 2022.

Skendzel, S. M., (Other) "Effective coping strategies for mental health during stem cell transplantation", Cancer Survivorship Conference, University of Minnesota , Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. April 01, 2022.

Skendzel, S. M., (Author & Presenter) "Nurses, Survivorships Champions", University of Minnesota Cancer Survivorship Forum [1.0 CNE Credit], University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. July 01, 2021.

Skendzel, S. M., (Speaker) "Introduction to Clinical Research", University of Minnesota M-Ascend Program: Advancing Science, Enhancing Diversity Program., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. April 01, 2021.

Skendzel, S. M., (Other), Lee, J., (Presenter), Kennedy, J., (Presenter), Springer, B., (Presenter), Schoeppner, K., (Presenter), Mukta, A., (Presenter) "BMT/CT survivorship & transplant late effects: Meet the team, APP role, research portfolio and NMDP partnership", BMT Conference, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. November 01, 2020.

Skendzel, S. M., (Presenter) "The Science of Blood and Marrow Transplant", MHealth Fairview Medical Center, Department of Blood & Marrow Transplant, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. January 01, 2019.

Stenstrup, E., (Presenter), Skendzel, S. M., (Leader), Warlick, E., (Presenter), Parran, L., (Presenter) "Reducing the risk of sedation for adult bone marrow biopsy patients: establishing a new protocol to support pain control and anxiolysis", Tandem Meetings, American Society of Transplant and Cellular Therapies, American Society of Transplant and Cellular Therapies, Naples, Florida, United States. March 01, 2017.

Grants and Patents

Selected Grants

Award Dates: 2022 - 2022