Danielle Leone-Sheehan, PhD, RN, joined the School of Nursing at Endicott College in the fall of 2019. Leone-Sheehan is an experienced clinical nurse with a background in critical care nursing. Research interests include: Spiritual knowing in nursing, theory development, and innovative approaches to nursing pharmacology education.
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing
Saint Anselm College
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Awards & Recognition
2018: Marlene Turkel Scholarship for the Advancement of Caring Science Research, awarded through the International Association for Human Caring
2018-2019: Intensive Care Unit Nurses‚ Experience of Watson‚ Theory of Human Caring Caritas Process Three: Cultivation of One‚ Own Spiritual Practices and Transpersonal Self, Going Beyond Ego-Self. Boston College, Doctoral Dissertation. Funding: Sigma Theta Tau, Epsilon Tau-at-Large and Marlene Turkel Scholarship for the Advancement of Caring Science Research.
Willis, D. G., & Leone-Sheehan, D. (2019). Spiritual knowing: Another pattern of knowing in the discipline. Advances in Nursing Science, 42(1), 58-68. doi: 10.1097/ANS.0000000000000236
Preston, P., Leone-Sheehan, D., & Keys, B. (2019). Nursing student perceptions of pharmacology education and safe medication administration: A qualitative research study. Nurse Education Today, 74, 76-81. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2018.12006
Willis, D. G., & Leone-Sheehan, D. (2017). Jean Watson: Watson`s philosophy and theory of transpersonal caring. In M. R. Alligood (Ed.), Nursing theorists and their work (ninth ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby.
Care of Adults (NU 211)
Pharmacology (NU 307)
Clinical Judgment (NU 321)
Preparation for the RN-NCLEX (NU 420)
Senior Thesis I (NU 489)
Pathophysiology (BIO 335)