Dr. Sara Franco joined Marian University in the summer of 2020 as adjunct faculty and now is an Assistant Professor in the Nurse Anesthesia program. She is also adjunct faculty for Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri; National University in Fresno, California; and Clarkson College in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Franco graduated in 2009 from Webster University with a Masters of Science in Anesthesia. She received her Doctorate of Nurse Anesthesia Practice from Missouri State University in 2018. Dr. Franco has worked as a nurse anesthetist since 2009 and now specializes in trauma, ortho/spine, and high risk obstetrics. She currently works as a nurse anesthetist at Washington University Department of Anesthesiology in St. Louis, Missouri and is the founder of Sterling Anesthesia Education Solutions, Inc.