George Washington University - Master of Science in Nursing
George Mason University - BS, Nursing and Psychology
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Clinical / Research Interests

Sabena Passarello is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner at The GW Medical Faculty Associates and seeing patients at the Virginia Hospital Center campus. Sabena received dual undergraduate Bachelor of Science degrees in Nursing and Psychology at George Mason University in 2013. Her nursing career began at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, where she worked for years in the Neurosciences and Stroke department. Sabena graduated with her Masters of Science in Nursing from George Washington University in 2018, and is continuing in her studies towards her Doctorate in Nursing Practice.

Sabena has a special interest in caring for patients with neurological conditions, particularly stroke patients. She hopes to improve patient transitions from the inpatient to the outpatient setting, by providing patients and caregivers with education and support. Her doctoral focus also aligns with these goals and she aims to promote the translation of evidence-based practices into patient care and long-term health management.