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About Shery Watson

Sherylyn Watson, Ph.D., MSN, RN, CNE, is Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in the College of Nursing at Sacred Heart University.
Degrees: PhD Candidate, Nursing Education, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN; MSN, Forensic Nursing, Quinnipiac University; BSN, Fairfield University.
Certified in Emergency Nursing and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner.
Professional Interests: International Nursing and Global Health, Interpersonal Violence and Sexual Assault, Nursing Education, NCLEX-testing, Medical-Surgical, Emergency & Critical Care Nursing.


Present Assistant Dean/Clinical Assistant Professor Nursing, Sacred Heart University College of Nursing
Present Jamaica Missions Coordinator, Sacred Heart University

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Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, State of Connecticut Florence S. Wald Diamond Jubilee Award, State of Connecticut, 2011
  • Final Nominee for Outstanding Faculty Member Award, Sacred Heart University, 2011
  • Recipient, Connecticut Florence Nightingale Nursing Excellence Award, 2003
  • Consultant, Nurse Examiner, Institute of Technology, Tralee, Ireland, 2011-2015
  • Consultant, NCLEX-RN Item Writer, 2010-2012


  • Adult nursing
  • Senior synthesis
  • Nursing leadership at the Sacred Heart University Dingle, Ireland campus
  • Coordinate the annual nursing international field experience to Kingston, Jamaica

Contact Information

College of Nursing 
Ctr for Healthcare Education N379 
College of Nursing 


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