Sheryl Richard

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
Ph.D. Health Services

Sheryl L. Richard received her PhD in Community Health at Walden University in June 2016. She currently serves as Contributing Faculty (Adjunct) for Health Services and DHA in the College of Health Sciences at Walden University and began this role in February 2016. Dr. Richard began teaching courses in June 2017 and serving on dissertation committees during the Fall 2017 term. In addition, Dr. Richard currently serves as Adjunct Faculty for another university’s online Health Care Management program, a role she has fulfilled since February 2015. As Adjunct Faculty, she teaches or has taught undergraduate courses, including Medical Terminology for Healthcare Professionals, Healthcare Human Resource Management, Epidemiology and Applied Healthcare Statistics, US Healthcare Systems, and Delivery of Healthcare - Public and Private. Dr. Richard has served as a Course Evaluator and Course Developer/Subject Matter Expert at the same university. Professionally, Dr. Richard has worked as a Certified Project Management Professional and Certified Professional Health/Wellness Coach in addition to becoming one of the country’s first National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches.

Courses Taught

DDHA/HLTH 8050 - Global Health and Issues in Disease Prevention

DDHA/HLTH 8400 - Human Resource Management for Healthcare Administrators

DDHA 8450 - Project and Resource Management for Health Services Organizations

HLTH 8201 - Principles of Population Health in Healthcare Administration

HLTH 9001-255 - Dissertation


PhD, Walden University

MA, University of Phoenix

BS, University of Nevada Las Vegas

AAS, Community College of Southern Nevada

Public Service

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), Board Member -

Word of Life Christian Center Church, Member - Las Vegas


Richard, S. L. (2016). Cultivating Self-Acceptance Along Your Journey. Webinar Presentation . Wellcoaches