PhD, Nursing, University of California, Davis
Cohort Three Fellow

Academic Mentor
Jill Joseph
Professor, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, University of California, Davis

Policy Mentor
Connie Mitchell
Chief, Policy Unit, Office of Health Equity, California State Department of Public Health

Current Institutional Affiliation
Pennsylvania State University: Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Child Welfare and Foster Care Systems, Human Trafficking, Forensic Medical Evaluation


Dr. Sheridan Miyamoto is an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing at Pennsylvania State University. Her research interests include: telehealth to improve forensic care for children, adolescents, and adults in rural communities; identification and prevention of human trafficking among child welfare-involved youth; using administrative databases and predictive tools to identify families at risk for child maltreatment; and the use of nurse health coaching and mobile technologies to promote positive health behaviors.