Sheila Harvin

PhD, RN, CNS-P/MH , Doctoral (Alumni)

Sheila Harvin, PhD, RN, CNS-P/MH, is a graduate of Prairie View A & M University (BSN) and the University of Texas – Houston School of Nursing (MSN). She is Past-President of the Houston-Galveston chapter of the American Psychiatric Nursing Association and is currently president of the Eta Delta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau. Dr. Harvin completed her PhD in nursing in 2013 from The University of Texas at Houston Health Sciences Center School of Nursing. The focus of Dr. Harvin’s doctoral research was on nursing assessments and interventions for ethnic/racial minority women and children who are substance users and live in domestic violence environments. As a professor at Prairie View A & M University, Dr. Harvin serves as the lead faculty for mental health nursing courses during the fourth semester of the academic year.   Dr. Harvin’s primary area of focus throughout her professional career has been on psychiatric/mental health issues – a topic upon which she has published numerous articles in multiple refereed journals.