Jean Sheerin Coffey, PhD, CPNP

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Jean Coffey Office: 203 Rowell


PhD, University of Connecticut School of Nursing, 2006
Certificate of Advanced Study, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Northeastern University, 1999
MS, University of Vermont, Nursing, 1996
BS, Norwich University, Nursing, 1992
AS, University of Vermont, Nursing, 1977


Coffey, J., Rethinking the Pediatric Clinical Experience, Journal of Nursing Education, March 2013 (Invited Guest Editorial)

Coffey, J., Asthma Triggers, Ready, Set, Grow, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Fall Issue 2012, (Invited Article)

Coffey, J., Cloutier, M., Meadows-Oliver, M., Terrazo, C. The Experience of Puerto Rican Families Who Bring Their Children to the ED for Asthma Care. Journal Pediatric Health Care, September/October 2012 Volume 26, No. 5

Coffey, Jean. Parenting a Child with a Chronic Illness: A Meta-synthesis. Pediatric Nursing, January/ February, 2006 (Abstract)

Coffey, Jean. In Ordinary Miracles in Nursing, (2006). Winstead Fry, P, & Labovitz, D, Jones & Bartlett, New York

Recommendations for the Management of Asthma for the Child in School, Sponsored by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and the Vermont Department of Health, 2003

Heath, B., Coffey, J., Malone, P. & Courtney, J. 2000. Pediatric Office Emergencies and Emergency Preparedness in a Small Rural State, Pediatrics, 106(6) 1391-1396 (Abstract)

Selected Presentations
Selected Honors & Awards

Honor a Nurse for Teaching and Scholarship, Vermont State Nurses Association, 2012
Nationally recognized clinical expert Pediatric Respiratory, National Association of Pediatric Nurses, 2011
Anabel Sharp Nursing Scholarship, University of Connecticut, 2004
Outstanding Research Award, Innovations in Primary Care XIII, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 1999
Glaxo Wellcome National Community Award Recipient, 1999
American Lung Association of Vermont: Asthma Volunteer Award, 1996

Selected Professional Affiliations

American Heart Association PALS instructor
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Sigma Theta Tau International; Kappa Tau Chapter
Vermont Department of Health Asthma Advisory Panel
Vermont Lung Association, Board of Directors, 1990-1999, President 1995-1997
Vermont State Nurses Association, 1989-present