Sharon Tucker

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Sharon Tucker
First Name
Sharon
Last Name
Tucker
Credentials
PhD, RN, FAAN
Grayce Sills Endowed Professor in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
Professor
Director, Translational/Implementation Research Core, Helene Fuld Health Trust National Institute for EBP
Director of DNP Program, Nurse Executive Track
Address
760 Kinnear Rd.
Address (Line 2)
Room 109
City
Columbus
State
OH
Zip Code
43212

Dr. Sharon Tucker was appointed as the Grayce M. Sills Endowed Professor of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing in January 2017. A psychiatric mental health clinical nurse specialist, Dr. Tucker is a nationally and internationally recognized researcher focusing on behavioral strategies to promote health and wellness, prevent disease, and reduce stress and risks among children and working mothers. She is also a recognized expert in evidence-based practice and evidence-based quality improvement, and has served as director of large, Magnet-designated hospital programs for the past 15 years. She will lead the Translation Research Core of the College of Nursing’s new Helene Fuld Health Trust National Institute for Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare.

Dr. Tucker earned her BSN from the College of Saint Teresa in Winona, Minnesota, an MSN from the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, and her PhD in Nursing from Rush University in Chicago. In addition to her research and teaching responsibilities, she serves on the Board of Directors for the Midwest Nursing Research Society and was recently elected as Treasurer, is the associate editor of Worldviews in Evidence-based Nursing, and regularly reviews manuscripts for several interdisciplinary and nursing journals. She is an alumna of the Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellows Program and was elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in 2014.

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News

November 26, 2019

Nurses are at a higher risk of suicide and are more likely to have experienced a job problem prior to taking their lives compared to others in the general population, a prominent researcher in the field said here.

November 15, 2019
Honor recognizes college’s leadership in preventing heart disease and stroke

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention honored The Ohio State University College of Nursing with the 2019 Heart Healthy Stroke Free award to recognize the college’s exceptional leadership and collaboration to carry out the national Public Health Action Plan to Prevent Heart Disease and Stroke.

Calendar

December 13, 12:00 p.m.
Newton Hall, 168
December 13, 2:30 p.m.
Newton Hall, 168