Sheryl Nespor, PhD, JD, MSN, BA

Assistant Professor
Phone: (619) 718-9655 ext. 2168
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Sheryl Nespor received her PhD from the University of San Diego and MSN from Michigan State University. Nespor has extensive nurse practitioner experience having worked as an NP in Pediatrics and Family Practice. She previously served as a member of the neprology team at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and has conducted several research studies involving clinical issues related to individuals with renal disease. She currently maintains an active nurse practitioner practice with Scripps Coastal Medical Center in the departments of Family Practice, Internal Medicine, and Geriatrics. In addition to her nursing expertise, Nespor is an attorney.


  • PhD, University of San Diego, 2012
  • MSN, Michigan State University, 1987
  • BA, Goshen College, 1974


  • Registered Nurse - Board of Registered Nursing, State of California
  • Family Nurse Practitioner - State of California
  • State of California Furnishing License
  • ANCC Certified

Academic Area

  • School of Nursing
    • Graduate Programs


  • Family Practice
  • Gerontology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Palliative Care

Courses Taught

  • GNRS 592A – Primary Health Care of the Adult and Aging Family
  • GNRS 592B – Primary Health Care Clinical Practicum
  • GNRS 597 – Comprehensive Examination Directed Study

Office Hours

Monday 9:00am-11:00am
Tuesday 12:30pm-2:00pm
Appointments available upon request. Please contact me to set up an appointment.