Dr. Sharon T. Hinton DMIN, RN-BC, MSN
Sharon is a faith community nurse health ministry educator and consultant for the International Parish Nurse Resource Center, a division of the Church Health Center in Memphis, Tennessee, the Executive Director of Rural Nurse Resource, Inc, and certified as a faith community nurse by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Sharon is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Speakers Bureau and speaks nationally about many topics including faith community nursing, health ministry and spiritual journaling for personal and professional growth.
She is the author of the "Nurse in the Church" column for the Journal of Christian Nursing and the Spiritual Reflections Journal for Nurses and Health Advocates along with many other articles, devotions, and continuing education materials as well as stories for Chicken Soup for the Nurses Soul: Second Dose and Chicken Soup for the Soul: Food & Love.
Sharon began her nursing career as a diploma graduate of the East Tennessee Baptist Hospital School of Nursing. She completed a Bachelors of Science in Nursing Degree at Texas Tech University School of Nursing and a Master of Science Degree in Parish Nursing as well as a Masters Certificate in Pastoral Studies at Saint Joseph's College of Maine. Sharon has a Doctor of Ministry degree in Global Health and Wholeness from Saint Paul's School of Theology in Kansas City. She is currently completing studies in spiritual direction and is a member of Spiritual Directors International.