Faculty/Staff Profile

Sheri Rowland, PhD, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor

Contact Information
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Lincoln Division
550 N 19th Street
Lincoln, NE 68588-0620
tel:(402) 472-5959
E-Mail: sheri.rowland@unmc.edu

Dr. Rowland is an assistant professor and advanced practice family nurse practitioner. Dr. Rowland received a bachelors of science degree in biology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, a bachelors of science in nursing from Union College in Lincoln, a masters of science degree in nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center-Kearney Division, and a PhD in nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Rowland has over 20 years of clinical practice in nursing, particularly with cardiovascular disease treatment and prevention.


  • Evidence-Based Practice & Leadership in Nursing


  • Research interests include physical activity behavior, cardiovascular risk, and social and occupational influences on health behaviors
  • Principal investigator on the NIH/NINR (F31NR016174) funded study titled: Peer Intervention to Increase Physical Activity Behavior among Working Women.

Clinical Practice

  • Family Practice Nurse Practitioner at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center’s employee health clinic.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Heart Association
  • Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society
  • Nebraska Nurse Practitioner