Addressing cultural issues within vulnerable communities can come in many forms, and a career in nursing can take unexpected turns as opportunities arise to help communities in need. Phyllis W. Sharps, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, a recent recipient of Modern Healthcare’s Diversity in Nursing Award, shows us how a career in nursing can evolve away from the bedside. As a mentor, professor, published researcher, and dedicated military nurse with honorable discharge, Dr. Sharps has devoted her many roles to helping vulnerable communities through service and leadership.
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