Cheryl Schmidt

Clinical Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3020
Clinical Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3020

Biography

Cheryl Schmidt is a clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University. Her research interests include disaster preparedness of nursing students. A national study explored levels of preparedness, which revealed lack of preparedness, leading to increased emphasis on this topic at the National Student Nurses' Association. She co-authored the American Red Cross "Disaster Health and Sheltering" course, which has preparedmore than 6,000 students throughout the U.S. to serve as volunteers in Red Cross disaster shelters.

Professor Schmidt also serves as a member of the Research Committee of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center (VEMEC). The purpose of VEMEC is to "develop a vision for the future of disaster nursing; identify barriers and facilitators to achieving this vision; and, develop recommendations for nursing practice, education, policy and research." 

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, PA 1999
  • M.S.N. Ohio State University School of Nursing 1975
  • B.S.N. Ohio State University School of Nursing 1973
  • Diploma. Trumbull Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Warren, OH 1970

Research Interests

Disaster preparedness of nursing students--National study explored levels of preparedness, which revealed lack of preparedness, leading to increased emphasis on this topic at the National Student Nurses' Association. Co-authored the American Red Cross "Disaster Health and Sheltering" course, which has prepared over 6,000 students throughout the United States to serve as volunteers in Red Cross disaster shelters.

Research Group

Serve as a member of the Research Committee of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center (VEMEC). The purpose of VEMEC is to "develop a vision for the future of disaster nursing; identify barriers and facilitators to achieving this vision; and, develop recommendations for nursing practice, education, policy and research."

Publications

See CV.

Research Activity

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Courses

Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
NUR 404 Prof Nrse Cncpts:Intrmdt
NUR 452 Cncpts in Pop-Basd Health
NUR 459 Interprof ED/Co Seminar: Adv
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
NUR 416 Nur Conc: Com Pub Health
NUR 452 Cncpts in Pop-Basd Health
NUR 476 Nur Prac: Comm Pub Health
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
NUR 315 Nursg Rsch Appl to Prac
NUR 452 Cncpts in Pop-Basd Health
NUR 458 Intrprofessnal ED/Co Seminar
NUR 459 Interprof ED/Co Seminar: Adv
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
NUR 416 Nur Conc: Com Pub Health
NUR 452 Cncpts in Pop-Basd Health
NUR 459 Interprof ED/Co Seminar: Adv
NUR 476 Nur Prac: Comm Pub Health
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
NUR 452 Cncpts in Pop-Basd Health
NUR 459 Interprof ED/Co Seminar: Adv
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
NUR 452 Cncpts in Pop-Basd Health
NUR 458 Intrprofessnal ED/Co Seminar
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
NUR 410 Nur Conc Comm Pub Health
NUR 420 NUR PRAC: Comm Pub Health
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
NUR 384 Gerontological Nursing
NUR 410 Nur Conc Comm Pub Health
NUR 416 Nur Conc: Com Pub Health
NUR 420 NUR PRAC: Comm Pub Health
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
NUR 410 Nur Conc Comm Pub Health
NUR 420 NUR PRAC: Comm Pub Health