Sharon Schaeffer



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Sharon started her career as a RN working in hospital nursing before moving to public health. She spent 17 years working in local public health in various capacities. Her areas of expertise include management, epidemiology, disaster planning, community needs assessment, and health education including design & evaluation of grant funded programs.

Before joining BGSU as a full-time faculty member, Sharon served as an Adjunct faculty for 5 years. 

Sharon enjoys working with students from many degree programs and assisting them with applying public health principles in their chosen career.


Diploma of Nursing – Providence Hospital School of Nursing

BSN – Bowling Green State University

MPH- Northwest Ohio Consortium for Public Health

Courses taught

AHS 3010 Medical Terminology
PUBH 3010 International Health
PUBH 3200 Intro to Public Health
PUBH 3300 Research Methods in Public & Allied Health
PUBH 3400 Introduction to Human Diseases
PUBH 4500 Emerging Infectious Diseases

Updated: 08/14/2019 12:41PM