Staff Spotlight: Sarah Morrison

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Sarah Morrison

Name: Sarah Morrison

Position: Staff Assistant

Division/Program in department: Physician Assistant Program

Start date: 12/9/19

Time at Duke: This is my first year!

Where I worked prior to accepting this role: I was employed by Duke Temporary Services to work as a Front Desk Staff Assistant for the PA Program.

What I will be doing in this role: I will mainly assist the Senior Education Strategist with ongoing projects related to PA education at Duke. I will also assist with numerous projects related to admissions, accreditation, data management, event planning and clinical year efforts.

What I most look forward to in this role: Getting my career started at Duke! Duke is a huge part of my family, as both my grandfather and mother completed long careers at Duke.

My first job: I started babysitting when I was 11.

My dream job: Licensed Professional Counselor, specifically working with children/adolescents who have gone through traumatic events.

What I like to do for fun: I love to sing, read, relax at home, binge-watch Netflix or Disney Plus and hang out with my friends.

Favorite musician, movie, TV show, or book: Favorite musician - Chance the Rapper. Favorite movie - The Parent Trap (the Lindsay Lohan version). Favorite TV show - Grey’s Anatomy. Favorite book - It always changes, but right now, my favorite is The Glittering Hour by Iona Grey.

Something my co-workers probably don’t know about me: I was the lead singer in an all-girl rock band when I was 12. We were called Fade to Pink.