Sheila M Gephart

Sheila M Gephart , PhD, RN

Associate Professor, Nursing

Interim Program Director

Sheila Gephart has been a nurse for 20 years and has been a nurse scientist since 2012. She is an Associate Professor at the University of Arizona. She studies technical and parent-engaged solutions to reduce the burden of necrotizing enterocolitis. Her methodological expertise in spreading innovations using informatics, especially clinical decision support technologies, has included algorithm development and testing of tools to measure Electronic health record related unintended consequences. Her research has been funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, National Institute of Nursing Research and the National Library of Medicine. She is an active member of the NEC Society Scientific Advisory Council, the International Neonatal Consortium, and the Editorial Board of Advances in Neonatal Care. She loves to drink coffee, spend time with her 3 teenage daughters, watch murder mysteries with her husband, and disappear into the wilderness.