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Sharon Florence Hickson, American respiratory care practitioner, consultant. Registered respiratory therapist.


Hickson, Sharon Florence was born on September 25, 1950 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Robert David and Miriam Sue (Burwell) Hickson.


Associate of Arts, College of the Desert, 1973.


Supervisor respiratory therapy department St. Marys Hospital, Reno, 1972—1976, Rose Medical Center, Denver, 1976—1978, Donald Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, 1978—1980. Educational coordinator respiratory therapy department St. Francis Medical Center, Grand Island, Nebraska, 1980—1981. Director cardio-pulmonary, respiratory care, polysomnolgraphy and neurology departments Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital, Hastings, since 1981.

Founder, instructor respiratory therapy program W. Nevada Community College, Reno, 1973—1975. Certified clinical evaluator California College for Respiratory Therapy, San Diego, since 1981. Consultant Hastings Regional Center, 1983—1986.

Coordinator asthma care training program Asthma and Allergy Foundation, Washington, since 1985. Coordinator Home Medical Supplies, Hastings, since 1987. Member board examiners in respiratory care practice Nebraska Department Health, since 1986.

Chairman board, 1986—1988. Consultant, founder respiratory care program Center Community College, since 1987. Director Center Nebraska Sleep Disorders Center, since 1988.


Member of National Association Underwater Instructors Boating and Canoeing, National Society Cardio-Pulmonary Technology, American Lung Association (coordinator Better Breathers program since 1982), American Heart Association, Nebraska Society Respiratory Therapy (secretary 1984-1985, vp 1985-1986, chairman rules and regulations committee 1986-1987), American Association Respiratory Therapy, Executive Women., Jazzersize.


  • Other Interests

    Scuba diving, skiing, painting, fishing.