Paula Sherwood, PhD, RN, CNRN, FAAN
Vice Chair of Research
Acute and Tertiary Care
School of Nursing|
336 Victoria Building
3500 Victoria St
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
ResearchMy primary research focus is in biobehavioral interactions in persons with cancer and neurologic conditions. I am particularly interested in the area of neuro-oncology, working with both patients and family caregivers to improve outcomes and health care delivery.
TeachingI have taught on the undergraduate and graduate level and currently teach Professional Development in the doctoral program.
ServiceI serve on multiple national committees, including the executive board of the Neuroscience Nurses Foundation. I also work closely with the National Brain Tumor Foundation, Oncology Nursing Society, and the Behavioral Cooperative Oncology Group, among others.
|BSN||James Madison University , Harrisonburg , VA|
|MSN||University of Iowa , Iowa City, IA|
|Nursing: Adult Clinical Practice|
|PhD||Michigan State University , East Lansing , MI|
|Post doctoral - present||University of Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh , PA|
|1996–2000||Clinical Nurse Specialist, Neuroscience, Genesys Regional Medical Center, Grand Blanc, MI|