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Sharron Rushton

Associate Clinical Professor in the School of Nursing
School of Nursing
Box 3322 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
307 Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710


Sharron "Shari" Rushton, DNP, MS, RN, CCM, CNE joined the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) faculty in 2011.  She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Iowa, a Master of Biomedical Science in Physiology from the Mayo Graduate School, and both an Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice from DUSON.

She has clinical experience as a staff nurse and nurse manager. Additionally, she has practiced in a broad range of clinical settings including the areas of cardiology, critical care float staff and transplant. Her care coordination experience includes discharge planning and utilization review as well as rehab admissions. 

Her scholarly interests include translation of evidence in practice, care coordination/case management, population health, interprofessional education and educational strategies. She teaches population health across graduate programs and evidence-based practice in the MSN Core.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Clinical Professor in the School of Nursing · 2023 - Present School of Nursing

Education, Training & Certifications

Duke University, School of Nursing · 2016 D.N.P.
Duke University · 2002 M.S.N.