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Sharon K. Collins, American women's/children's health nurse. Registered Nurse, Georgia.


Collins, Sharon K. was born on July 29, 1948 in Atlanta. Daughter of Kimball Hunter and Virginia Anne (Dawson) Collins.


Associate of Science in Nursing, Georgia State University, 1975. Bachelor of science in nursing, Medical College Georgia, Augusta, 1977. Master in Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, 1979.

Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Georgia State University, 1991.


Staff nurse Intensive Care Unit, Georgia Baptist Medical Center, 1975-1977;staff nurse, Intensive Care Unit Egleston Hospital for Children, Atlanta, 1977-1979;clinical perinatal and neonatal specialist, South Fulton Hospital, East Point, Georgia, 1979-1985;maternal child clinical specialist Intensive Care Unit, Georgia Baptist Medical Center, Atlantaclinical perinatal and neonatal specialist, Georgia Baptist Medical Center, Atlanta, 1985-1991;department manager Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, West Paces Medical Center, Atlanta, 1991-1993;director clinical services, The Children's Heart Center, Atlanta, since 1993. Researcher in field.


Lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, since 1990. Nurses Association of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (coordinator Atlanta chapter 1987-1989, Georgia section vice chairman 1990-1995, newsletter editor 1990-1993), National Perinatal Association, Georgia Perinatal Association (ednl committee 1986), National Association Neonatal Nurses, Georgia Association Neonatal Nurses (hospital representative 1987-1988, newsletter editor 1990-1993, president 1994-1996), Atlanta Area Clinical Nurse Specialists (secretary 1988-1990), Nurses for Research (co-chairman 1990-1992), Society Pediatric Nurses, Society Pediatric Cardiology Nurses, Sigma Theta Tau, Kappa Delta Pi.


Married H. M. Kitchens, Junior, May 20, 1989. Children: Michael, Mark.