Trisha Sheridan

Trisha Sheridan

Associate Professor, clinical track, Women's Health/ Gender Related Nurse Practitioner Program Director


Trisha Sheridan is an Associate Professor, Specialty Director of the Women’s Health/Gender Related Nurse Practitioner program and Program Director for the Georgia Forensic Nursing Network. She is currently board certified as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner for Adults, Adolescents and Pediatrics through the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN). Dr. Sheridan completed her DNP in nursing in 2015 at the University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston. Her research looked at the role of education and protocol implementation for HIV post exposure prophylaxis for adult survivors of sexual assault. Prior to her current position, Dr. Sheridan was a Clinical Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University and Forensic Nurse Examiner Program Coordinator at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in College Station, TX. Dr. Sheridan has led inter-professional teams, developed education for nursing and medical residents, law enforcement, social services, and judicial and healthcare systems bettering patient outcomes.   Her expertise in education and practice has led to increasing the amount of nationally trained providers that are able to provide care to vulnerable populations. For her work in Women’s Health and Forensic nursing, Dr. Sheridan was inducted as a fellow in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners in 2020.

Areas of Expertise

Forensic Nursing
Sexual Assault Nurse Examinations
Trauma Informed Care
Elder Abuse
Family Planning
Sexual and Reproductive Health Care
Gender Affirming Care


Sheridan,T.,& Evans, D. D. (2019). Alcohol use and sexual assault among collegestudents. Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal41(1),2–9. doi: 10.1097/tme.0000000000000233

Reyes, I., Clement, D., Sheridan, T., Abraham, C., & Wright, P. (2019).Connecting with students. Nurse Educator, 1. doi:10.1097/nne.0000000000000714

Klopatek, S., Callaway, T. R., Wickersham, T., Sheridan, T. G., & Nisbet, D.J. (2018). Bacteriophage utilization in animal hygiene. Bacteriophages,1–28. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-40598-8_30-1

Sheridan, T. G.,& Callaway, T. R. (2016). Improving emergency department care to sexual assault survivors using a risk stratification tool. Open Medicine Journal3(1), 194–201. doi: 10.2174/1874220301603010194

Callaway, T. R., & Sheridan, T. G. (2015). Smarter arrow now available in the food safety quiver. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences112(40),12230–12231. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1516670112