Sarahbeth Abalos, Ph.D., R.N.

Nursing Program Director, Assistant Professor of Nursing

Sarabeth Alberos


Dr. Sarahbeth Abalos is the director of the nursing program and an assistant professor of nursing. She joined Hiram in 2022. Dr. Abalos has a background in critical care, hyberbaric, and school nursing. She holds the CNE and the CNEcl academic nurse educator board certifications. Before joining Hiram, she was the director of the nursing program at Thiel College. Dr. Abalos is a member of several professional associations and actively participates in community service.


  • Ph.D. in Nursing Education, Wilkes University
  • MSN in Nursing Education, Wilkes University
  • AAS in Nursing, Ashland Community and Technical College

Research Interests

Dr. Abalos’ research interests include Generation Z Registered Nurses, and how self-promotion and self-management strategies can improve overall health and wellbeing.

Selected Publications


Abalos, S. E. (2021). The lived professional experiences and potential impact of Generation Z Registered Nurses [Ph.D. Dissertation, Wilkes University]. ProQuest.

Text and Chapters

Grandinetti, M. & Abalos, S. (2022). Theories around self-promotion and self-management. In G. Merlo & K. Berra (Eds.). Lifestyle Nursing. Routledge Taylor and Francis Group.

Fun Facts

Dr. Abalos’ loves to spend time in Hilton Head South Carolina and reading true crime stories. She is married to Jay and has four children and a dog named Scooby Doo.