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Sharon E. Hoffman, American nursing educator, college dean. Recipient Distinguished Service award American Lung Association Minnesota, 1983; grantee University Texas Health Science Center, 1983, 86, Bremmer Foundation, 1980-1981, National Institutes of Health, 1977, Northlands Regional Medical Programs, 1974; United States Public Health Service fellow, 1969-1972; recipient Leadership award Colonial Dames of America, 1963-1964.


Hoffman, Sharon E. was born on July 15, 1942 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of William Lawrence and Georgia (Brueske) Davidson.


Diploma, Ancker Hospital School Nursing, St. Paul, 1963;Bachelor of Science, California State University, Los Angeles, 1966;Master of Science, University of Minnesota, 1972;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, 1981;certified, Harvard University, 1981;Master of Business Administration, Duke U., 1989.


Staff/charge nurse Intensive Care Unit, Orange County General Hospital, Annaheim, Californiastaff/charge nurse neurosurgery, University of Minnesota Hospitals, Minneapolis, 1963-1966;instructor, Rhode Island Hospital School Nursing, Providence, 1966-1968;instructor, supervisor in-service education, Fairview Hospital School Nursing, Minneapolis, 1968-1969;research associate, Minnesota Systems Research Inc., Minneapolis, 1970-1971;instructor, School Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1971-1972;project director, instructor Registered Nurse program, School Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1972-1976;assistant professor, School Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1974-1983;director continuing nursing education, School Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1976-1981;assistant dean outreach, assistant dean undergraduate studies, School Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1981-1983;associate professor, School Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1983;associate dean, associate professor graduate nursing program, University Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, 1983-1986;dean, professor College Nursing, University Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, 1986-1994;professor health services administration, Medical University of Southern California, Charleston, 1988-1994;dean School of Nursing, professor, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, since 1994. Instructor independent hospital and health care administration program School Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1971-1974. Thesis and project advisor to various graduate students University of Minnesota, 1976, 77, 79, 81, 82-83, University Texas, 1984.

Gubernatorial appointee policy county South Carolina. Nurse Recruitment and Retention Center. Member state-wide master planning committee for nursing education.

Consultant/presenter marketing, nursing, health care administration, curriculum and continuing edn.various professional and educational organizations, since 1974.


Fellow American Academy Nursing. Member American Nurses Association, American Association Colleges of Nursing (member nominations committee), National League Nursing (member finance committee), Society Research in Nursing Education, Southern Research Society in Nursing, Southern Council Collegiate Education of Nursing (member nomination s committee 1987-1988), South Carolina Women in Higher Educational Administration (board directors, chairperson awards committee), Deans and Directors South Carolina (president), Charleston Area Society Nurse Executives, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.


Married Robert Hoffman, August 29, 1964. Children: Todd, Eric.