Trisha Sheridan

Trisha Sheridan

Associate Professor, clinical track, Women's Health/ Gender Related Nurse Practitioner Program Director | DNP, MSN, RN, WHNP-BC, SANE-A, SANE-P


Trisha Sheridan is an Associate Professor, clinical track, and Specialty Coordinator of the Women’s Nurse Practitioner program. 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. Dr. Sheridan obtained her BSN in nursing and her master's degree in nursing as a women’s health nurse practitioner from Columbia University. Dr. Sheridan is a nationally known speaker with numerous presentations on Elder Abuse, Human Trafficking, and Forensic Nursing, and serves as a Director at Large on the Board of Directors for the IAFN, an international organization committed to providing leadership in forensic nursing practice by developing, promoting, and disseminating information internationally about forensic nursing science. Her clinical practice began as an emergency technician during her service in the Air Force. She currently practices both as a WHNP and as a Forensic Nurse.

Areas of Expertise

Forensic Nursing
Sexual Assault
Elder Abuse
Human Trafficking
Womens Health
Hiv Aids
Risk Stratification Npep Post Sexual Assault


Sheridan, T. G., 2016. Human Trafficking: Identification and Assessment of Victims Essential. Nurse.Com  

Sheridan, T. G., and Callaway, T.R., 2015. Impact of a HIV (N)PEP Post Sexual Assault Protocol with Risk Stratification Tool. Open Forens. Sci. J.

Callaway, T, R, and Sheridan, T. G., 2015. A smarter arrow in the food safety quiver. Proc, Nat. Acad, Sci, (USA).