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Dr. Beth Sharer serves as the Division Head to the Division of Health Sciences at IUPUC. Dr. Sharer has over 30 years of healthcare experience. She holds a Doctor of Health Administration from Central Michigan University. Her undergraduate degree is a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing with a minor in psychology from Indiana University where she graduated with distinction.
Dr. Sharer has experince in teaching nursing in LPN, ASN, and BSN programs. Prior to IUPUC, she served in administration positions at six hospitals. Dr. Sharer has worked in small, large, county owned, religious-affiliated, not-for-profit, and for-profit hospitals in central and southern Indiana. Preceeding her work in administration, Dr. Sharer also worked in almost every clinical area of nursing.
Dr. Sharer was born in Seymour, IN and grew up in Madison, IN. She moved back to Seymour in 1996 and began working at IUPUC in 2009.
Doctorate in Healthcare Administration, Central Michigan University
Masters of Science in Health Administration, Central Michigan University
Bachelors of Science in Nursing with a minor in psychology, Indiana University
Licensure, Certification, Specialty Board Status
Registered with Indiana Board of Nursing
Registered as a Health Facilities Administrator in Indiana
Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE)
Certified Nursing Executive, Advanced (NEA-BC)
Awards & Activities
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Alpha Chapter
American College of Health Care Executives
Indiana Organization of Nurse Leadership
Southeastern Indiana Organization of Nurse Leadership
American Organization for Nursing Leadership
Board member, East Indiana Area Health Education Center (EI-AHEC)
Board member, Indiana Center for Nursing
Advisory council, Masters Degree in Nursing Program
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