Dr. Sonia A. Smith, DNP, CPNP/CNS

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
    Troy University, May, 2016

  • Master of Nursing
    Emory University, May, 1991

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro, May, 1986

Courses Taught


  • Childbearing and Child Rearing Theory and Clinical


  • Advanced Pediatric Primary Care NP Practicum I, II, III, and IV
  • Evidence Based Practice and Quality Improvement in Healthcare Systems
  • Advanced Pediatric Primary Care NP II
  • Organizational and Systems Leadership
  • Nursing Honors I, II, and III

Faculty / Clinical Practice
  • Emerald Coast Pediatric Sleep Consultants – Gulf Breeze, FL
  • Pediatric Emergency Room Sacred Heart Hospital – Pensacola, FL

Research / Areas of Interest
  • Pediatric Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Health Promotion
  • Sleep Assessment in School-Age Children
  • Health Provider Sleep Medicine Education
  • Sleep in Children with Special Needs
  • Start School Later
  • Hospital Noise Pollution