Sherida has been an RN since 2004, and an FNP since 2008. She received her BSN from William Carey University in August 2004, her MSN as an FNP from Loyola University in May 2008, and her DNP from Loyola University in May 2012. Her specialty is in Family Practice and Primary Care. She is board certified with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as an FNP. Her professional experiences include preventative, acute, and chronic care management of patients ages 12 months and older. She has worked in a variety of areas that includes primary care, urgent care, and preventative care. She also performs minor outpatient clinic procedures and women's health.
Sherida is also a part time adjunct visiting professor with Chamberlain College of Nursing’s Nurse Practitioner Program, where she teaches Advanced Clinical Diagnosis Across the Lifespan. She enjoys advanced practice nursing research and she stays active in professional organizations such as AANP and LANP. She is also a member of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor’s Society.
Sherida believes in a holistic approach to primary care which involves the patient being informed and involved in their care. She believes in the philosophy of helping the patient become their own best advocate, setting goals during her time with them that they are accountable for working on, in order to maintain their best health and achieve positive outcomes. She believes each patient is a unique individual, and her role is to deliver high quality care to each individual in a personalized and caring manner.