Sandra J. Engberg is Professor of Health Promotion & Development at the School of Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. Her professional service focuses on urinary incontinence. She is currently the Continence Section Editor for the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing. She furthermore is director of the International Continence Society Institute School of Nursing. Prof. Engberg served as a Department Chair and as Associate Dean for Graduate Clinical Education in the School of Nursing and had a joint appointment as a visiting professor at the Institute of Nursing Science at the University of Basel for 12 years.

Prof. Engberg’s research interests include gerontology, women`s health and urinary incontinence. Her research has focused on interventions for urinary incontinence in women, men with prostate cancer and homebound elders. Studies include clinical trials examining the efficacy of acupuncture for women with urinary incontinence and biofeedback-assisted pelvic floor muscle training for urinary incontinence in older men and women including homebound elders. She had also examined the cost-effectiveness of providing behavioral therapies for urinary incontinence in older adults.