Sara Hubbell, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Dr. Hubbell is an experienced educator in graduate nursing education. She is passionate about leading change and driving process improvements in educational and healthcare settings that impact the health of individuals and communities.

Dr. Hubbell is currently the Program Coordinator for the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program at UNCW. She is actively engaged in spearheading initiatives that drive positive change and improve the health of individuals and communities. She excels in implementing evidence-based practices, fostering interdisciplinary collaboration, and advocating for integrating trauma-responsive approaches within systems.

With dual board certifications as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), her expertise extends to understanding whole-person care and its profound impact on overall health and well-being. Dr. Hubbell’s professional journey has centered on providing trauma-responsive care and promoting resilience in individuals facing adversity.

She is also the owner of Healing Tides Health and Wellness, PLLC, where she delivers personalized care through a client-centered, holistic lens. Her approach combines evidence-based treatments, including EMDR, lifestyle modifications, and nutritional assessment, to support individuals on their healing journeys.