Areas of Specialty
- Community Health
- Nursing Fundamentals
- Adult Medical/Surgical/Clinical Nursing
Areas of Interest
- Expanding Community Health Experiences
- Simulation and Nursing Education
Sharon has been a nurse for almost 40 years. Nursing education became her passion and in 2000 she began her teaching career at Genesee Community College in Batavia NY. Since 2003 she has taught at Roberts Wesleyan College, her alma mater. During her tenure at Roberts she has taught primarily in the traditional program, although she does teach practicum project for RN to BS students and co-teaches MNE 640, the graduate education teaching practicum, with Dr. Susanne Mohnkern.
In July 2013 she became Director of the Traditional Undergraduate Nursing Program and continues to teach Nursing Fundamentals and Community Health. Sharon is active in the traditional program advising students, mentoring faculty, meeting with prospective students and their families and working to grow the program. Sharon serves the college on several committees. She is part of the Sigma Theta Tau, Tau Xi Chapter, the Honor Society of Nursing.
- “Scaling the Leadership Incline” Poster Presentation - Drexel University Nursing Education Conference Myrtle Beach SC June 2014
- “Using Children’s Literature to Positively Influence Attitudes Toward the Elderly: Implications for Nursing Education" - Nuts & Bolts Nursing Education Conference Minneapolis MN August 2015