Sheldon D. Fields, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, AACRN, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN

Dr. Fields is founder and CEO of “The S.D.F Group, LLC”, which is a health innovation consultant company. He has 29 years of experience in the health sector as an educator, researcher, clinician, administrator, consultant, health policy specialist, and entrepreneur / business owner. Dr. Fields is a well-known and respected HIV/AIDS prevention research scientist with a significant focus on young men of color. He has held academic and administrative positions at several institutions and is a former academic dean.

Dr. Fields is a lifetime member of the National Black Nurses Association, Inc (NBNA) and currently serves as the organizations national 1st Vice President (2020 – 2022). He chairs the NBNA Health Policy, Research, and Scholarship/Awards committees. He is the founding President of the Greater New York City Chapter of NBNA. He is a fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the National Academies of Practice, and the prestigious American Academy of Nursing.  He is an Advanced AIDS Certified Registered Nurse and a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Dr. Fields received his Ph.D., in Nursing Science from the University of Pennsylvania, his M.S., in Family Nursing and B.S., in Nursing from Binghamton University. He completed post-doctoral studies at the University of California San Francisco.