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Sharon Louise Merritt

Sharon Louise Merritt, American nurse, educator. Registered Nurse; License nurse California, Illinois, Missouri. Member society Behavioral Medicine.

Background

  • Merritt, Sharon Louise was born on June 24, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of George R. and Lorraine E. (Neybert) Gibson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, St. Saint Louis University, 1962;MSN, University of California, San Fracisco, 1964;Doctor of Education, U. Missouri, St. Louis, 1982;postgrad, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1981-1982.

    Career

    • Staff nurse, Firmin Desloge Hospital, St. Louis, 1962;staff and charge nurse, St. Lukes Hospital, Chicago, 1962-1963;associate in nursing, U. California School Nursing San Francisco Medical Center, 1965-1966;instructor nursing, U. California School Nursing San Francisco Medical Center, 1970-1971;consultant nursing service, Veterans Administration Hospital., California, 1968-1969;consultant nursing service, Veterans Administration Hospital., Palo Alto, California, 1968-1969;assistant professor, College Nursing, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1973-1977;project director, College Nursing, University of Illinois, 1977-1980;acting coordinator, associate professor, project director, 1981-1982, 1981-1987;assistant professor, assistant director Center for Research, University of Illinois, Chicago, since 1987. Clinical nurse reviewer C. V. Mosby. Nurse clinician, researcher Barnes Hosp.1983-1987, American Education Research Association 1986, National Institute of Health Research 1986, N. American Nursing Diagnoses Association 1987, Computers in Nursing, Society Research Nursing Education since 1985, Midwest Nursing Reseach Society 1987.

      Manuscript reviewer Mosby Public Company, Western Journal of Nursing Research, Applied Nursing Research and Nursing Research.

    Membership

    Member society Behavioral Medicine.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: tennis, walking, skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Frank J. Merritt, October 17, 1964. Children: Michelle, Melissa.
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    Died July 10, 2004
    (aged 64)