Sandra Rome ’84, M.N. ’88 worked as a clinical nurse specialist at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Long Beach and in 1991 was recruited to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to develop their bone marrow transplant program, where she currently practices. Rome serves on the UCLA School of Nursing’s faculty as an assistant clinical professor, where she mentors graduate students and guest lectures. She ignites and challenges nurses through a mix of formal class work and developing unique posters. Recognized for her expertise in oncology, she is a member of several professional organizations, including the International Myeloma Foundation Nursing Leadership Board, Sigma Theta Tau and the Oncology Nursing Society. Rome has impacted nursing on a national level through membership, speaking, and publishing several articles and book chapters in national recognized journals and texts, including Multiple Myeloma & Lewis, Medical Surgical Nursing.