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College of Nursing

Faculty and Staff

Sheryl Mitchell, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, ACNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor, Interim Director, Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program, and Assistant Director, FNP Program
College of Nursing

Phone: 803-777-2913
Fax: 803-777-0550

College of Nursing 
University of South Carolina
1601 Greene Street, Room 511
Columbia, SC 29208-4001 
United States



Dr. Mitchell received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in 2008 from the University of South Carolina. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, also from the University of South Carolina, in 2005. She completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology in 1999.


Dr. Mitchell previously taught biology labs as an adjunct faculty member at Midlands Technical College.

Professional Service

Dr. Mitchell is active member of the South Carolina Nurses Association (SCNA). She currently serves as the Commission Chair on Public Policy and Legislation for SCNA. She also serves on SCNA's Peer Assistance Program in Nursing Steering Committee. She is an active member of the APRN Chapter. In addition, she is the current treasurer for the Coalition for Access to Health Care. Furthermore, she is a member of the American Association for Nurse Practitioners, American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau, and the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties.

Professional Practice

Dr. Mitchell has practiced in a variety of settings. She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner and an acute care nurse practitioner. She currently practices at Doctors Care and conducts house calls for Care Improvement Plus.