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Dr. Sheila Carey Grossman

Professor of Nursing
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-American Nurses Association – American Nurses Credentialing Center, Commissioner, Commission on Credentialing, Family Nurse Practitioner Representative,Appointed by the Board, 2011-2015

-CCNE Site Visitor,  School of Nursing Accreditation Visits, 2005 – present

-American Nurses Association, Mentoring Project Expert Resource, 2012 - 2014, Appointed


-STTI Mu Chi Chapter, Past President, Past Vice President, President’s Circle, Nominating Committee, Newsletter Committee, Awards Committee, Bylaws, Eligibility Committee,  Research Committee, Chair, State Research Collaborative Conf Committee, Chair, 1997- present.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

-CT State Board of Nursng,Appointed by the Governor, Baccalaureate Representative, 1992-94



American Academy of Nursing Fellow, Inducted October, 2012.

National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty Teacher of the Year Award, 4/11.

AJN 2009 Book of the Year Award. The new leadership challenge: Creating a preferred future for nursing. 3rd edition

Josephine Dolan Award for Outstanding Contributions to Nursing Education sponsored by the CT Nurses Association, 10/09

American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award for Mentoring in nursing: A dynamic and collaborative process, 2007


Co-Investigator, The Art of Seeing: Enhancing the Observation andDiagnostic Skills of Graduate Nursing Students at Fairfield University (1/12-12/12, 1/13-12/13),Daphne Seybolt  Culpeper Memorial Foundation & Colucci Foundation, $13,000, $13,000.

Primary Investigator,  Use of Simulation with Older Adults for Graduate and Undergraduate Students: A Qualitative Survey (1/11 to 5/12), Fairfield University Office of Grants & Sponsored Research,  $3500

Primary Investigator, P.R.A.C.T.I.C.E. Clinic: Geriatric Diversity Training for Advanced Nursing Education (9/10-8/11). HRSA Grant # 74431, $233,153


Co-Investigator, Screen Capture Classes for Student Learning and Success, Using Technology for Improved Learning Outcomes. (8/10-10/11) Technology Integration Program for Nursing Education and Practice. Duke University TIP-NEP Grant, $5,000

Co-Investigator, Simulation Based Pedagogy: Collaboration and Development between Fairfield University School of Nursing and Oslo University College. (9/10-5/11) Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Higher Education Funding Partnership, $14,000

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