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Sheldon D. Fields, PhD, RN, FAAN

Scientific Advisory Board Member


Sheldon D. Fields, PhD, RN, FAAN, is a nationally board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and an advanced HIV/AIDS certified registered nurse. He joined NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) on January 3, 2017 as Dean of the School of Health Professions. With more than 25 years of experience in nursing, research, higher education, and health policy analysis, Dr. Fields oversees the school’s five allied health degree programs comprising more than 100 full- and part-time faculty and 800 students. In his role as Dean, Dr. Fields is responsible for building on the school’s research infrastructure, adding programs at NYIT’s non-U.S. campuses, expanding alumni relations and development activities, and recruiting and retaining a diverse base of expert faculty, staff, and students.