Sherry Cooper-Newkirk


Department: Nursing

Office: V312 - I
Office Phone: (619) 388-3039
Office Hours: Monday - Wednesday: 11:00 - 1300


Teach Fundamentals of Nursing, and Medical - Surgical Nursing for 1st years generic nursing students.

Professional Background

Masters' prepared, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. 35 years of experience working in acute care in a wide varitiy of roles and settings. Practice at UCSD for 22 years prior to working as an educator in 2005, and began teaching in the department of Nursing here at San Diego City College.


Associates' degree from Southwestern College, 1975 Bachelors' degree from USD, 1991 Masters degree from USD, 1994 Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, 1994 - USD Public Health Nurse Certificate - 1991


Married for 26 years. Two sons. One with a degree from UCLA who will be entering Law school in the fall of 2011; and one who will soon be graduating from San Diego State with a business degree. Home is Atlanta, Ga., but have lived in Ca. for 38 years !