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Veronica Garvey Sheehy

Veronica Garvey Sheehy, American nursing administrator. Registered Nurse, Connecticut, Florida; board certified nursing administrator.


Sheehy, Veronica Garvey was born on October 18, 1937 in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of William Nelson and Mae Theresa (Caffrey) Garvey.


Diploma in nursing, Waterbury Hospital, 1952. Bachelor of science in nursing, Southern Connecticut State University, 1971. Master of Science in Health Education, Southern Connecticut State University, 1974.


Staff nurse, Waterbury Hospital, 1952-1953;private duty nurse, Waterbury Hospital Registry, 1953-1973;nursing supervisor, Waterbury Hospital Health Center, 1973-1978;nursing supervisor psychiatry, Waterbury Hospital, 1981-1990;admissions coordinator, Waterbury Hospital, 1990-1993;assistant director psychiatric nursing, Waterbury Hospital, 1990-1997;assistant professor nursing, Quinnipiac College, Hamden, Connecticut, since 1977;assistant director nursing, Mount Sinai Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut, 1978-1980;clinical director nursing, Danbury (Connecticut) Hospital, 1980-1982;assistant professor nursing, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, 1987-1990;assistant professor nursing, Naugatuck Valley Cmty. Technology College, Waterbury, since 1995.


Vice president, secretary Bunker Hill Athletic Club, Waterbury, 1965-1975, coordinator cheerleading competitions, 1970-1975. Treasurer Bunker Hill Community Club, Waterbury, 1969-1974. Coordinator Brownies Girl Scouts American, New Haven, 1973-1979.

Fellow American Nurses Association (certified nursing administrator), Waterbury Hospital Alumnae Association, Connecticut State Nurses Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: swimming, scuba, sailing, tennis, alpine skiing.


Children: Mark D., Shawn Colleen, Erin A.