Sandy Cayo

Professor of Nursing
New York University


Dr. Sandy Cayo is a clinical assistant professor of nursing at New York University’s Rory Meyers College of Nursing. Her main research interests are in family medicine, urban health, and complementary and integrative health.

She completed her doctorate in nursing at Fairfield University in 2014. She received a BS in nursing from The College of New Rochelle in 2008. Before joining NYU, Cayo was a lecturer at The College of New Rochelle and Fairfield University in Nursing.

Dr. Cayo is a board member of Amazing Grace Children’s Hospital in Accra, Ghana. She also serves as an educational director for Heal Haiti and is a faculty advisor at NYU’s Black Student Nurses Association, a member of the National Black Nurses Association.