• Assistant Professor (Clinical), College Of Nursing


  • Bachelor of Science, Comunity Health Education, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, WESTMINSTER COLLEGE
  • Master of Science of Public Health, 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 , Public Health, University of Utah, College of Nursing . Project: Advocating for Health Literacy in the Work Place.


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.  

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.