Sarah Ellen Mamlin
Associate Program Manager for Sally Test Pediatric Centre
Sarah Ellen received her bachelor degree from Wake Forest University and then went on to receive her diploma in nursing. She attended the North Carolina Baptist Hospital School of Nursing, and then graduated from the St. Vincent School of Nursing and became a RN. She later earned her M.S. degree from the IU School of Education, majoring in Elementary Education. She spent two years living in Jalalabad, Afghanistan with her husband, Joe, and then lived in Kenya for a year in the mid-1990s. She has been back in Kenya since 2000 where she created and runs a thriving Child Life center (Sally Test Pediatric Centre) within Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital that seeks to minimize the stress and anxiety children often experience during their stay in the hospital. Sarah Ellen also works with the Kenyan students in acquiring visas and passports so they can come to the U.S. and Canada for training. She has three grown children, a Kenyan "son" and an Afghan "son."