Daphne Sharpe

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Daphne K. Sharpe received her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Chatham University; two Masters of Science in Nursing from Duke University and her Cum Laude Bachelor of Science from Winston Salem State University. She has 30 years of healthcare experience. Dr. Sharpe is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. 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 at multiple conferences. She has taught in higher education for more than 15 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.

Courses Taught

NRNP 6565 - Synthesis

PRAC 6565 - Synthesis


BSN, Winston-Salem State University

MSN, Duke University

DNP, Chatham University

Public Service

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Sharpe, D. K. (2013). Practical tips for nurse-physician collaboration. Nursing Management


Starkes, T., Martin.M, Collins-McNeil, J., Sharpe, D. K., Onsomuo, E., Philadelphia, A., Harwell, G., Valentine, P. (2013). African American Males Health Status: A Call to Action.

Sharpe, D. K. (2012). Public Policy and Advocacy for the Health of Women and Girls.