Professional Bio

Educational Preparation:

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Madison, 2005

M.S., University of Wisconsin Madison, 2003

B.S., Marquette University, 2000

Professional Memberships

  • 2000-2005 Biophysical Society

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests:

Cellular and Physiological Basis of Type 1 Diabetes Autoantigenicity


Sheridan, L., Haight, R., Scherer, S., Clapp, P., Cogan, P., Hanselin, M., Smith, K., Wackernah, R., & McCollum, M. (2013). The creation and implementation of an instrument to peer-assess TBL facilitation. 2013 Team-Based Learning Collaborative - Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

McCollum, M., Sheridan, L.M., Pennington, K.S., Suit, L., Davis, A., Scherer, S. (2012). Assessing teaching effectiveness in an interdisciplinary environment. 2012 American Association of Colleges Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL.

Luckey, S.W., Sheridan, L., Nelson, M., Clapp, P., Fete, M., & Cogan, P. (2012). An Educational Model: Integration of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences delivered by Team-Based Learning for First-Year pharmacy students. 2012 AACP Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL.

Allison, S.D., Fete, M., Sheridan, L., Martell, C., Calderon, B., Haight, R., Buffet, L., & Paulsen, S. (2012). Creation of a Calculations Benchmark Examination: An Assessment of Pharmacy Students’ Calculation Skills. 2012 AACP Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL.

Burt, L., Berlau D.J., Buffet L., Hanselin, M., Lalama, J., Sheridan, L., Sucher, B. (March 2, 2012) Overcoming Challenges in TBL: The Regis Approach, Team-Based Learning Collaborative, 11th Annual Team-Based Learning Collaborative, St. Petersburg, FL.

Sheridan, L., Sarkar, S.A., Wenzlau, J.M., Moua, O., Davidson, H.W., Hutton, J.C. 2008. Cell biological studies on the pancreatic ß-cell Zn2+ Transporter ZnT8 , a major autoantigen in Type 1 diabetes. American Diabetes Association, San Francisco, CA.


Sheridan, L.M., Sarkar, S., O'Brien, R.M., Davidson, H.W., Hutton, J.C. 2009. The Granular Zinc Transporter SLC30A8 in Beta Cells is Linked to Changes in Expression of Enzymes Involved in Proinsulin Conversion. European Association for the Study of Diabetes. Vienna, Austria.

Sarkar, S.A., Juhl, K., Wong, W., Anderson, K., Sheridan, L., Hutton, J.C. 2008. Expression of SLC30A8 (Zn-T8) and other zinc transporters in human and mouse pancreas. American Diabetes Association.

Sheridan, L., Sarkar, S.A., Wenzlau, J.M., Moua, O., Davidson, H.W., Hutton, J.C. 2008. Cellular biology of ZnT8, a pancreatic ß-cell Zn2+ transporter identified as a major autoantigen in Type 1 diabetes. Society for Zinc Biology.

Awards & Recognition

New Faculty Research Award. Regis University. April 24, 2013.