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Sharon I. Richie, American army nursing officer, retired. White House fellow, 1982-1983; Board named Alumni of Year Wagner College, s.I., 1983; recipient Meritorious medal Secretary Defense, 1982, A Prefix United States Army Surgeon general, 1992, 2 Legion of Merit, 1993, 96, Presidential Service Badge White House, 1993.


Richie, Sharon I. was born on December 14, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of William Joseph and Helen Lucille (Oglesby) Richie.


Bachelor of Science, Wagner College, 1971. Master of Science, University Texas Graduate School Nursing, San Antonio, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, George Washington University, 1998.

Student, Army War College, 1988.


Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States army. Advanced through grades to colonel, 1988. Clinical staff nurse Walter Reed Army Medical center, Washington, 1971-1974.

Hospital psychiatric nurse consultant, head nurst 5ht General Hospital, Lanstuhl, Germany, 1976-1977. Psychiatric clinical nurse specialist Alchoholism Treatment Facility, Stuttgart, Germany, 1977-1979. Assistant director education and rehabilitation office drug and alcohol abuse prevention Department Defense Pentagon, 1980-1982.

White House fellow, 1982-1983. Assistant chief nurse evenings/nights Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, 1983-1984. Chief ambulatory nursing service, 1984-1985.

Director quality assurance, department nursing, 1985-1986. Chief department nursing, 1990-1991. PROFIS chief nurse 8th Evacuation Hospital, Fort Ord, California, 1984-1986.

Consultant alcohol and drug abuse nursing United States Army Surgical General, The Pentagon, Washington, 1980, also clinical liaison officer. Consultant Regional commissioners President's Commission on white House Fellow, 1985-1986, secretary White House Fellow Association and foundation. Healthcare organizational consultant.


Board directors Augusta Ballet, since 1996, United Way CSRA, since 1998. Member American Nurses Association, Association United States Army, Association United States Military Surgeons, Presidio Officers (co-chairman council 1985-1986), Army and Navy Club, Rocks (Washington, former vice president), Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Gamma Sigma.


  • Other Interests

    Weight lifting, collecting angels, indoor gardening.


Married Paul Henri, January 1, 1986.