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Sharon M. Weinstein

Adjunct Clinical Professor

Professor Weinstein was born in Philadelphia. She earned a Master’s Degree in healthmanagement and gerontology, a certificate in health administration, a bachelor’s degree in nursing and behavioral science, a nursing diploma from Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia, PA) and is a graduate of the Kellogg Executive Management Program, Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) and a Fellow of both the American Academy of Nursing and the American College of Wellness.  She is Adjunct Clinical Professor at the University of Illinois College of Nursing, Chicago and a member of the Advisory Board of Kaplan University

College of Nursing. Sharon is an advisor to the Nightingale Initiative for Global Health and an

authoritative spokesperson for stress management, nurse fatigue in diverse care settings, outcomes,

safety, global health, and patient/staff engagement.


She is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB)

as a continuing education approved Provider. 


Weinstein is an energetic, motivating and highly skilled consultant specializing in Life Balance,

corporate training programs and motivational speaking presentations.  Her background includes

more than 35 years of experience as an educator and clinician in all settings in which care is

provided.  She has taught around the country and across the globe, leading delegations of

infusion nursing specialists to diverse countries. A member of the American Nurses Association Fatigue Panel and a member of the American Society for Professionals in Patient Safety, Sharon is an advocate for safety reform. She is past president of the Infusion Nurses Society, past chair of the Infusion Nurses Certification Corporation, and she has published profusely.

Sharon is a proud Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.She is a graduate of the Kellogg Executive Management Program, Dean of Speakers Academy and President-Elect NSA-DC. In addition, she founded and serves as president of the Global Education Development Institute.Chief Learning Officer, SMW Group LLC, Sharon truly leads the field. Author of over 154 peer-review manuscripts, her articleshave been published in The Toronto Globe and Mail, The CEO Magazine, American Mobile, College Xpress, Sassy Moms, Southeast Asian Women’s Health, Reflections of Nursing Leadership, Big Choice Group, Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Remarkable Woman Magazine, the Sierra Club,Advance for Nurses,the Washington Post,Natural Awakenings, Crain’s Chicago Business, and the American Organization of Nurse Executive’s newsletter as well as multiple business publications.  Sharon has appeared on local media, including NBC news and been quoted in newsletters and journal articles.She is a consummate blogger and a regular contributor to HuffPost.She is the author of 12 books, including B is for Balance...12 steps toward achieving work/life balance,  and Plumer’s Principles and Practice of Infusion Nursing, 9th edition (2014). She is also the author of Nursing without Borders: values, wisdom, success markers, and aninternational spokesperson for global nursing collaboration. 

Current Research

  • EMF sensitivity
  • Sleep disorders in the elderly
  • Effect of sleep on patient outcomes
  • Nurse fatigue

Interested topics

  • Impact of fatigue on patient/nurse satisfaction
  • Engagement
  • Work/life balance
  • Patient safety
  • Outcomes


  • 1977 – Recipient, The Dr. Thomas First Humanitarian Award
  • 1981 – President, National Intravenous Therapy Association
  • 1983 – Leader, People to People Delegations to China, Russia, Germany, Austria, Poland
  • 1985 – Faculty Appointment, The Chicago Medical School
  • 1985 – Certification, Infusion Nursing (CRNI)
  • 1985 – Joint Commission Homecare Advisory Panel
  • 1987 – Chair, The National Council on Education
  • 1987 – Outstanding Woman of Achievement, The YWCA of Lake County/Academia
  • 1989 – Outstanding Women of Achievement, Women in Management/Academia and Government
  • 1989 – Honorary Faculty, An-Zhen Hospital, Beijing
  • 1990 – Nominee, The United States Pharmacopeial Convention
  • 1994 – Nurse Liaison, WHO Nursing and Midwifery for Central and Eastern European Countries
  • 1995 – Delegation, International Conference on Women, Beijing
  • 1997 – Honorary Member, The Armenian Nurses Association
  • 1998 – Diplomat, American Public Health Association
  • 1999 – Leader, People to People Delegation to Egypt and China
  • 1999 – Chair, The Infusion Nurses Certification Corporation Board of Directors (10 years)
  • 2000 – American Nurses Credentialing Corporation, Magnet Appraiser
  • 2001 – Fellow, The American Academy of Nursing
  • 2002 – Expert Panel, Global Nursing, AAN
  • 2002 – International Nursing Coalition for Mass Casualty Education (NCMCD) Competency Panel
  • 2002 – Outstanding Performance and Lifetime Achievement Award, INS
  • 2002 – Research and Education Committee, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
  • 2003 – Delegation Leader, Post-Cold War Nursing in Prague, Warsaw, Budapest
  • 2005 – Certified Environmental Specialist, American Wellness Institute
  • 2007 – Entrepreneurial Women of Achievement, NAWBO
  • 2007 – International Scholar, The Nightingale Initiative for Global Health
  • 2008 – Fellow, The American College of Wellness
  • 2010 – Advisory Board, Kaplan University School of Nursing
  • 2015 – Certified Speaking Professional, The National Speakers Association
  • 2015 – Dean, Speaker Academy, National Speakers Association

International collaborations

  • Erebouni Medical College, Yerevan, Armenia: safety and quality
  • Sacoor Medical Group, We Byfleet, Surrey, UK/International Expert Panel on Pain
  • International Society for Quality in Healthcare
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Regional Coordinator and Governance Committee
  • R’fa-ye-nu Society, Ukraine and Moldova
  • All Russian Nurses Association
  • International Nursing Leadership Institute Founder and Director
  • Caritas International, Ukraine
  • National Health Service, UK and Australia
  • Momentera, Germany
  • International Council of Nurses
  • Croatian Nurses Association
  • American International Health Association
  • United States Agency for International Development
  • Canadian Infusion Nurses Association
  • I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy
  • Jurmural Health Institute, Latvia
  • The Kremlin Hospital, Moscow
  • The Good Will Games, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Sokolov Medical Center, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • University of Santa Tomas, Manila, Philippines
  • Odessa Oblast Hospital, Odessa, Ukraine
  • L’viv Clinical Oblast Hospital, L’viv, Ukraine

Conference Organization

  • Chair, All Russian Nursing Congress (2002)
  • Chair, International Nursing Leadership Institute (London, St. Petersburg, and Ukraine)
  • Chair, Nursing Development for the American International Health Alliance Nursing Process and Practice Congresses (1993-2000)
  • Organizer, Croatian Nursing Congress
  • Organizer, CEE and NIS Participation in the ICN: Copenhagen, London, Durban, Taiwan
  • Chair, Nursing Wellness for Energy Medicine Programs in 12 North American cities
  • Chair, 5 Elements of Health in Beijing (2011)
  • Co-Chair, The First, Second, Third International Nursing Congresses in Yerevan, Armenia
  • Co-Chair, Organizing Committee for Nagorno-Karabakh Nursing Congress, 2015
  • Chair, Organizing Committee, Partners in Health, Moscow, Russia, 2000
  • Organizing Committee, Momentera in Frankfurt, 2017


  • B is for Balance, 2nd edition, 12 steps to creating balance at home and at work, winner of 1st place in Consumer Health for 2015
  • Plumer’s Principles and Practice of Infusion Nursing, 9th edition, Weinstein and Hagle, LWW
  • Nursing without Borders…values, wisdom and success markers. Indianapolis
  • B is for Balance, a nurse’s guide to work/life balance
  • Nurse Bullying (2015) in Knoblauch, D and Glazov, S. What Color is Your Brain When Caring for Patients? Slack, Inc.
  • Developing Global Nursing Leaders in Chambers Clark D., Nursing Leadership and Management, Sudbury, MA: Jones and Barlett
  • Developing Leaders for Developing Nations, in Feldman M and Greenberg MJ. Educating for Leadership. New York: Springer
  • Pharmacology, Core Curriculum For Infusion Nursing, 3rd edition. Philadelphia: LWW
  • The Future of Infusion Therapy in Infusion Therapy and Clinical Practice, 2nd edition, Philadelphia: Saunders
  • Infusion Therapy, in Craven, Manual of Nursing. Philadelphia: Lippincott
  • Parenteral Nutrition in Clinical Skillbuilders, Springhouse Publications
  • Over 150 peer-review publications