Teaching & Research Interests
Dr. Shelia Reid began her teaching career in 2006 at Sheridan College in Practical Nursing Program, specializing in Anatomy & Physiology, Self and the Profession, Realities of Practice, and Nursing Theory 1 & 11. Dr. Reid now teaches in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences. She has taught courses including, Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, General Science, and Health Awareness. Dr. Reid is currently teaching Wellness & Healthy Living, a general elective course, to students from various programs.
She earned a bachelor's and a master's degree in nursing from D'Youville College, Buffalo. In 2019, Dr. Reid completed a Ph.D. from Nova Southeastern University, Florida.
Dr. Reid's research interest focuses on sickle cell disease (SCD). Her master's thesis examined the lived Experienced Young Adults Males Living with Sickle Cell Anemia and seeks to understand the nature of SCD from the client's perspective.
In addition, Dr. Reid's dissertation study explored Baccalaureate Nurses' Experiences and Understanding of Adults living with Sickle Cell Disease from nurses' perspectives. Both studies revealed the inadequacies of SCD in the nursing curriculum and the practice environment.
Before joining Sheridan College, Dr. Reid worked as a registered nurse with expertise in medical, surgical, mental health, community, and emergency nursing.
- The use of Boyer's Scholarship of teaching and Learning to advance research in the classroom. Integrate Indigenous health with the concepts of health and wellness.
- Add to the knowledge of adults lived experiences with sickle cell anemia. Examined the need for more Canadian nursing research to address the inadequacies of sickle cell disease in the nursing curriculum and practice.