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Sheridan Miyamoto

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Sheridan Miyamoto

Nurse-Practitioner, Grant Project Manager
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, University of California, Davis
Expertise: 
child and adolescent abuse in Sacramento County
physical exams for abused and neglected children
drug testing of children exposed to drugs in the home

Biography

Sheridan Miyamoto is a registered nurse health coach at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. Previously, she was a nurse-practitioner for the UC Davis Medical Center's Child and Adolescent Abuse, Resource, Evaluation (CAARE) Diagnostic and Treatment Center. In that position, she coordinated and oversaw a program that provided physical exams for children and teens who have been sexually abused, physically abused or neglected, sometimes as a result of drug abuse in the home. As a member of the Sacramento County Drug-Endangered Children's Task Force, she was part of a medical team that sees children from throughout Northern California, and she conducted drug-testing of Sacramento-area children exposed to powder residues from drugs used at home by other family members. She graduated from UC Davis with a bachelor's degree in psychology and from Vanderbilt University with an M.S. in nursing. She completed her pediatric evidentiary exam training at UC Davis Medical Center.

Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing
4610 X Street
Sacramento  California  95817
United States
Office Phone: 
(916) 734-2145

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