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Daniel J. Sheridan

Daniel J. Sheridan



College of Nursing
1359 TAMU
8447 Riverside Pkwy
Bryan, TX   77807-1359

Phone: 979-436-0110
Fax: 979-436-0098

Education and Training

Doctor of Philosophy, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR 1998

Master of Science, Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL, 1985

Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, IL, 1982

Bachelor of Arts, Communication Arts/Journalism, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 1978

Teaching Interests

  • Forensic nursing care throughout the life-cycle
  • Assessing for abuse/neglect in clinical settings
  • Wound assessments
  • Violence prevention
  • Translational research

Research Interests

  • Using Alternate Light Sources to identify sub-dermal bruises
  • Elder abuse/neglect
  • Abuse/neglect of vulnerable persons with disabilities
  • Sexual assault
  • Intimate partner violence

Select Publications

(* Databased) (** Student Mentee)

  • Sheridan, D. J., Mudd, S. S., & Merl, K. (2016). Domestic and family violence assessments. C. Jarvis (Ed.), Physical examination and & health assessment (7th ed., pp. 103-114). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.
  • Sheridan, D., Nash, K. R.**, Kuper**, J., & Giardino, A. P. (2011). Intimate partner violence: Assessment, forensic documentation, and safety planning. In L. E. Ledray, A. Burgess, & A. P. Giardino (Eds.), Sexual abuse and assault: Adult victims (pp. 329-356). St. Louis, MO: GW Medical.
  • Draughon Moret,  J.  E.**, Hauda, W. E., Price, B., & Sheridan, D. J. (2015). Non-occupational post-exposure prophylaxis acceptance among post-sexual assault patients. Nursing Research, 65(1), 47-54.*
  • Draughon, J. E.**, Hauda, W. E., Price, B., Rotolo, S., Wieczorek, K., & Sheridan, D. J. (2015). Factors associated with forensic nurses offering HIV nPEP status-post sexual assault. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37(9), 1194-1213.*
  • Scafide, K. R.**, Sheridan, D. J., Campbell, J, Deleon, V. B., & Hayatt, M. J. (2013). Evaluating change in bruise colorimetry and the effect of subject characteristics over time. Forensic Science Medical Pathology, 9(3), 367-376.  doi: 10.1007/s12024-013-9452-4*
  • Stagg, S. J.**, Sheridan, D. J., Jones, R. A., & Speroni, K. B. (2013). Workplace bullying: The effectiveness of a workplace program. Workplace Health & Safety (formerly AAOHN Journal), 61(8), 333-338, 1-4. doi: 10.3928/21650799-20130716-03*
  • Anderson, J. C.**, Sheridan, D. (2012). Female genital injury following consensual and nonconsensual sex: State of the science. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 38(6), 518-522. doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2010.10.014

National Service/Recognition


  • International Association of Forensic Nurses, past President, 2003 – 2008   
  • International Association of Forensic Nurses, Nominations Committee Member, 2015 – Present       
  • Rush University College of Nursing Alumni Association, Board Member, 2008 – 2014 
  • International Association of Forensic Nurses, Member, 1992 – Present
  • Maryland Board of Nursing Forensic Nurse Examiner Standards and Practice Sub-Committee, Member, 2002 – Present             
  • Nursing Network on Violence Against Women, International, Member, 1987 – Present    
  • Emergency Nurses Association, Member, 1986 – Present    
  • American Nurses Association, Member, 1982 – Present    
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Nursing Honor Society, Member, 1982 – Present
  • National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, Board Member, 2007 – 2102    
  • National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, Education Committee Member, 2007 – Present    
  • National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, Member, 2007 – Present
Last edited by: oswald 08/19/2019

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