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Holly Christina Sak, EdD, RN



Faculty - Nursing
College of Nursing
CRISS II - Criss 2 - 205

Holly Christina Sak, EdD, RN


Holly Sak joined the deparment of Nursing in 2020 to faciliate undergraduate courses. Her teaching interests include public health nursing, working with vulnerable populations, transcultural nursing, interprofessional work, and maternal-child health. She is a Creighton ABSN '06 alumna currently active with St. John's religious education ministry for K-8th graders. She is a volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for children in Douglas County foster care. Other service/scholarship interests include health policy advocacy, non-profit capacity building, grant-writing, and occupational health equity. 

Teaching Interests

  • Shelter Nursing

Research Focus

  • Suicide prevention in youth
  • Pediatric legal advocacy and health access
  • Health policy 


Nursing - Bachelors




  • In-person event. Doctoral scholarship research dissemination. 2023
  • Poster presentation for MSN scholarly project r/t Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention with RNs 2021