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Sharon Ruth Aschen

Sharon Ruth Aschen, American genetic counselor, psychotherapist, nurse. Registered Nurse, Indiana. Grantee Great Lakes Regional Genetics Group Education Initiative in Psychiatric Genetics, since 1995, National Institute of Mental Health Superior vena cava syndrome-Research Branch Psychiatric Genetic Services and Related Research.


Aschen, Sharon Ruth was born on May 10, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


Master of Arts, Loyola University, 1979. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1978. Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1972.

Postgraduate, Indiana University Medical School, Indianapolis, from 1993.


Mental health clinician Northwestern Institute of Psychiatry, Chicago, 1974-1979. Lecturer Loyola University, 1979-1981. Staff therapist Edgewater-Uptown Community Mental Health Clinic, 1980-1981, director emergency services, 1981-1984.

Private practice counselor and psychotherapist, 1984-1987. Psychiatric nurse Charter Hospital of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, 1988-1992. Nurse LaRue Carter Memorial Hospital, 1992-1993, cost per click Valle Vista Hospital, Greenwood, Indiana, 1993-1994, Koala Hospital, Indianapolis, from 1995.

Private practice psychotherapy, from 1995. Clinical therapist Schizophrenic Treatment Ctr, from 1996.


Member American Psychological Association (associate), American Society for Genetic Counselors, International Society for Nurses in Genetics, Illinois Psychological Association (secretary 1983-1984).


  • Other Interests

    Outdoor sports, old movies, trivial pursuit, cooking.