College of Nursing
Dr. Daphne K. Sharpe received her Doctor of Nursing Practice at Chatham University in September 2010, two Masters of Science in Nursing from Duke University in 2005, and her Cum Laude Bachelor of Science from Winston Salem State University. Dr. Sharpe is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner from the American Nurses Credentialing Center since 2005. She has taught Community and Public Health Nursing, Health Assessment, Success Strategies, Scholarly Projects, Healthcare Leadership, Primary Care for the Adult and Older Adult Practicum, Primary Care in Pediatrics Practicum, Primary Care for Women, and Family Nurse Practitioner Residency as well. Dr. Sharpe practices as a Family Nurse Practitioner at a community-based health center, a home visiting wellness program, and a community hospital. She has more than 15 publications and presentations on community-based and health-related research projects. Dr. Sharpe has presented in over 5 conferences. She has taught in higher education for 11 years. She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and a recipient of the Mariam Sealy Scholarship. Dr. Sharpe also received the North Carolina Master’s Nurse Scholarship award during her years of study.