Sharon Adkins, MSN, RN
Tennessee Nurses Association
545 Mainstream Drive, Suite 405
Prior to assuming leadership for the state's professional nursing organization in 2006, Adkins held various leadership positions over two decades at Vanderbilt. She holds an undergraduate degree in nursing from the University of Minnesota, a master's in nursing administration from VUSN, and is a 1997 graduate of the Parish Nurse Preparation Institute at the Marquette University College of Nursing. At Vanderbilt, she developed and directed the Center for Parish Nursing and Health Ministries and is a past president of the National Health Ministries Association. Adkins is a past Nashville Medical News "Women to Watch" honoree.
Tennessee Hospital Association (THA) today honored 26 hospital administrators, employees and volunteers during its 2018 Annual Meeting. The awards luncheon was held at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs.
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