Sheryl Sanders, PhD

Professor of Anatomy
Creighton Hall 360

Teaching Responsibilities

DPT 500 | Human Anatomy I

DPT 501 | Human Anatomy II

DPT 790 | Evidence Based Capstone Project (team taught course)

PA | Gross Human Anatomy with Laboratory

Areas of Interest

Reproductive Biology


PhD, Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Kentucky, 1989

BA, Biology Asbury College, 1985

Representative Publications

Chamberlin, M.E., B.D. Fulwider, S.L. Sanders, and J.M. Medeiros  Does fear of falling influence spatial and/or temporal gait parameters in the elderly beyond changes associated with normal aging?  J Gerontol 2005; 60A:1163-1167.

Shew, P.A., S.L. Sanders, N.C. Arthur, K.W. Bush  (2010)  Oasis Inter-Rater Reliability and Reimbursement:  A Study of Inter-rater Reliability of the Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS):  Its Effects on the Home Health Resource Group (HHRG) and Reimbursement.  Home Healthcare Nurse 28(1): 31-36.


Brumitt, J, S.L. Sanders, and  E.P. Meira.  (2011).  Does the Evidence Support the Use of Instrument Assisted (ASTM or Graston) Soft-Tissue Mobilization?  Poster presentation, Oregon Physical Therapy Association Spring Meeting, Portland, OR.


Reisch R., Rutt R., Dockter M., Sanders S.  (2014) Overactive Bladder in Female Graduate and Health Professions Students: Prevalence and Effect on Quality of Life. Poster presentation. International Continence Society Annual Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Thorax Anatomy for Biomedical Engineers.

ACUTE Innovations, Hillsboro, OR. 2010


IACUC Information

All Faculty Pre-School Conference; Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR

August 22, 2008


Faculty Development Grant 2011/2012, Pacific University.   “Cardiovascular Academy”