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Sheridan Miyamoto

PhD, FNP, RN
Assistant Professor

Contact Information

University Park Campus
201 Nursing Sciences Building
University Park PA 16802

814-863-4141

sjm6101@psu.edu

Education

Ph.D., University of California Davis, Nursing Science and Health Care Leadership
M.S., Vanderbilt University, Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Program
B.A., University of California Davis, Psychology

Research Interests

Foci

  • Telehealth to improve forensic care for children, adolescents and adults in rural communities
  • Identification and prevention of human trafficking among child welfare involved youth
  • Using administrative databases and predictive tools to identify families at risk for child maltreatment
  • Use of nurse health coaching and mobile technologies to promote positive health behaviors

Funded Research Projects

Pennsylvania Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Training (SAFE-T) Center. Department of Justice. 10/1/16–9/30/17. Miyamoto, S. (PI), Dorn L., Penrod, J, Perkins, D., and McCall-Hosenfeld, J.

Funded Research Projects

Prevention of Commercial Sexual Exploitation (Trafficking) of Children in a Child Welfare Population. SSRI Level 1. 10/1/16–8/31/17. Miyamoto, S. (PI), Forster, P., Pinto, C., Sterner, G., Font, S., Purvis, D., Panlilio, C., Schreier, H., Creswell, J., and Du P.

Funded Research Projects

Patient and Provider engagement and Empowerment Through Technology (P2E2T2) Program to Improve Health in Diabetes. Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. 09/01/2015-08/30/2017. H. M. Young (PI) S. Miyamoto (Co-I)

Honors

  • 2013-2015 – Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-Being – Innovations to prevent child abuse and neglect
  • 2010-2012 – Jonas Scholar, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis

 

  • 2001 – Outstanding Commitment Award, Sacramento Child Abuse Prevention Council (UCDMC CARE Team)
  • 1999 – Nurse Practitioner of the Year, Del Norte Clinics, Inc