Susan Sheehy, MSN, MS, PhD

Susan B Sheehy, MSN, MS, PhD

Name: Susan B Sheehy, MSN, MS, PhD

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Family Nurse Practitioner and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Program
Title: 
Professor, Daniel K Inouye Graduate School of Nursing and Asocioat Professor, Hebert School of Medicine, Department of Military and Emergency Medicine
Faculty Rank: 
Full Professor
Location: 
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Veterans' Wellness, Wounded Warriors' Wellness,

Office Phone: 
(301) 295-1004

Education

BS - Boston College (Nursing)
MSN - Catholic University of America (Cardiovascular Nursing)
MS - Dartmouth College (Clinical Outcomes Research and Health Policy)
PhD - Boston College (Nursing Research)

Biography

Dr. Sheehy received her BS and PhD from Boston College. She also received an MSN from The Catholic University of America and an MS in Clinical Outcomes Research and Health Policy from Dartmouth College. She is the author/editor of twelve editions of Emergency Nursing: Principles and Practice and Manual of Emergency Care and more that 80 clinical articles on emergency, trauma, and flight nursing. A past president of the Emergency Nurses Association, Dr. Sheehy served on active duty in the US Army Nurse Corps and as a Reservist Flight Nurse in the US Air Force. She is currently a professor in the Daniel K. Inouye Graduate School of Nursing and an Associate Professor in the Herbert School of Medicine, Department of Military and Emergency Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. Her research interest is Military Members and Veterans Wellness.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • Emergency Nurses Association National President (1995) Board of Directors (1985-1996)
  • Emergency Nurses Association Foundation President 2003-04
  • American Academy of Nursing Expert Panel: Military and Veterans’ Issues (2014 - present)
  • Center for Global Health Engagement APRRP Trauma Nursing Program Team Leader
  • United States Department of Defense Spirit of Service Award
  • Convocation Speaker - Boston College Connell School of Nursing
  • Commencement Speaker - Boston University Sargent College of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Emergency Nurses Assocoiation Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Emergency Nurses Association Judith C. Kelleher Award (ENA"s HIghest HOnor)
  • American Academy of Nursing Fellow and Academy of Emergency Nursing Fellow

Bibliography

  • *Sheehy, S.B., (2013). A nurse-coached exercise program to increase muscle strength, improve quality of life, and increase self-efficacy in people with tetraplegic spinal cord injuries. The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.August. E2-12.
  • Blaz, D., Woodson, J. & Sheehy, S.B. (2013). The emerging role of combat nursing: The ultimate emergency nursing challenge. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 39:6, 6
  • Sheehy, S.B. (1979, 1984, 1990, 1995, 1999). Mosby's Manual of Emergency Care, St. Louis, 1st Edition 1979 (Barber & Budassi) (also printed in Italian); 2nd Edition 1984 (Budassi & Barber); 3rd Edition 1990 (Sheehy); 4th Edition (Sheehy & Lombardi), 1995; 5th Edition (Sheehy & Lenehan) 1999; 6th, edition (2007) and 7th edition (2012) - Sheehy’s Manual of Emergency Care were edited by the Emergency Nurses Association. St. Louis: Mosby/Elsevier Publishing Co.
  • Sheehy, S.B. (1989, 1993, 1999). Manual of Clinical Trauma Care: The First Hour, 1st Edition, 1989 (Sheehy, Marvin, & Jimmerson), 2nd Edition, 1993 (Sheehy & Jimmerson), 3rd edition, 1999 (Sheehy, Danis, Blansfield & Gervasini). St. Louis: Mosby/Elsevier Publishing Co.
  • Sheehy, S.B. (1981, 1985, 1992) Emergency Nursing: Principles and Practice, St. Louis, 1st Edition, 1981 (Barber & Budassi), 2nd Edition, 1985 (Budassi & Barber), 3rd Edition 1992 (Sheehy) (also printed in Chinese). The 4th edition (1998) (also printed in Chinese), 5th edition (2003), 6th edition (2007) and 7th edition (2012) of Sheehy's Emergency Nursing: Principles and Practice were edited by the Emergency Nurses Association, Mosby/Elsevier Publishing Co.
  • Sheehy, S.B. (2016). Persons with Disabilities in the Wilderness. In Auerbach, P.S. (7th edition). Wilderness Medicine. St. Louis: Mosby-Elsevier.
  • Sheehy, S.B. (2010). A Nurse Coached Exercise Program to Increase Muscle Strength, Improve Quality of Life, and Increase Self-Efficacy in People with Tetraplegic Spinal Cord Injuries (Doctoral Dissertation). Boston College Connell Graduate School of Nursing. UMI Number 3409169.