Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Rainer, Sharon R

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Sharon R. Rainer, PhD, APRN, FNP-C, ANP- C, CEN

Sharon R. Rainer, PhD, APRN, FNP-C, ANP- C, CEN

Contact Dr. Rainer

130 South Ninth Street
Edison Building, Suite 834
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-7558


PhD, University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, 2015
Post Masters, Jefferson School of Nursing, Thomas Jefferson University, Family Nurse Practitioner, 2007
Post-Masters, University of Pennsylvania, Adult Nurse  Practitioner, 2000
MSN, University of Pennsylvania, Nursing Administration & Occupational Health Nursing, 1999
BSN, La Salle University, 1995
ASN, Hahnemann University, 1991

Board Certification

Adult Nurse Practitioner
Family Nurse Practitioner

University Appointment

Assistant Professor
Coordinator, Family-Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner Program

Research & Clinical Interests

Advanced Practice Providers in Emergency and Urgent Care
Geriatric Pain Management
Safety and injury prevention
Health Policy
Interprofessional education

Professional Memberships

Sigma Theta Tau- Delta Rho & Xi Chapters
American Nurses Association
American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners
National League for Nurses
Eastern Nursing Research Society
National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty Consultation


Chair, Policy and Advocacy Committee American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners
Content Reviewer, Journal of Emergency Nursing, ongoing

Awards And Honors

2016, Excellence in Teaching Award, Thomas Jefferson University College of Nursing
2014, Dean’s Faculty Achievement Award, Thomas Jefferson University, School of Nursing
2012, Work Environment Council of NJ, Volunteer Appreciation Award
2011, Burlington Count Medical Reserve Corps Service Award
2005, Nurse Luminary- Nurses Lighting the Way to Environmental Health
2005, New Jersey State Award for Excellence as a Nurse Practitioner, American Academy of Nursing
2000, Textilease Medique Occupational Health Nursing Leadership Award
1999, Dean’s Award, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing
1998, Policy and politics in Nursing Fellowship Award, National Federation of Specialty Nursing Organizations