Sherri Evershed DNP, RN, MSPH

Curriculum Vitae Biosketch

  • Assistant Professor (Clinical), College Of Nursing



  • Bachelor of Science 1976, Comunity Health Education, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
  • Bachelor of Science 1977, Nursing, WESTMINSTER COLLEGE
  • Master of Science of Public Health 1987, Dept.of Family and Preventive Medicine, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH. Project: Hep.B immunization compliance of health care workers at LBJ Hospital in American Samoa.
  • DNP 2012, Public Health, University of Utah, College of Nursing . Project: Advocating for Health Literacy in the Work Place.

Honors & Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching. University of Utah College of Nursing, 05/2008
  • Excellence in Teaching. University of Utah,College of Nursing, 08/2009
  • 15th Annual "Honoring Those Who Dare to Care. Honors for Nursing , 05/2009
  • 16th Annual Honoring Those Who Dare to Care. Honors for Nursing, 05/2010


Sherri Evershed is an Assistant Professor (Clnical) of Nursing in the undergraduate and graduate program. She attended the University of Utah for a BS in Community Health Education (1976), the University of Portland and Westminster College for a bachelor's degree in nursing (1977).  She received an MSPH in epidemiology and occupational health nursing from the University of Utah in 1987.  She has been a nurse in a wide variety of settings.  Her clinical work has primarily been in pediatrics and health education.  She spent a year in American Samoa working with the Center's for Disease Control (CDC) on a Hepatitis B research and teaching project.  She taught at Westminster School of Nursing prior to coming to the University of Utah College of Nursing in 2007.   She received her DNP from the University of Utah College of Nursing (2012).  She is involved with educating students and faculty about health literacy.  


  • Association of Community Health Nursing Educators (ACHNE), Member, 02/2011 - present
  • Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society (Sigma Theta Tau), Member, 09/2010 - present
  • American Nurses Association (ANA), Member, 06/01/1999 - present
  • Utah Nurses Association (UNA), Member, 06/01/1999 - present


  • English, fluent.

Career Highlights

Teaching public health to undergraduate students.

Working with and forming a strong partnership with  community clinics througout the Salt Lake Valley.

Sorenson Foundation Health LIteracy Grant for underserved clinics.

Invited guest lecturer locally and nationally on health literacy.