Dr. Sharon Lynn Dore RN,PhD
Dr. Sharon Dore is an Associate Clinical Professor at McMaster University in both the School of Nursing and the Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Nursing from McMaster University, her M Ed from Brock University and her MSN and Ph.D. in nursing and psychology from Wayne State University in Detroit. Dr. Dore has worked as an Advance Practice Nurse/Clinical Nurse Specialist in Ob/Gyn primarily in a clinical role and also in education, research, leadership and consultation. She also has certification as an RN inpatient obstetrics, fetal monitoring, and an ALARM instructor.
Dr. Dore has presented on numerous occasions, at the local, national, and international level. She has also held many executive positions with professional organizations. Currently, she is the president designate for CAPWHN (The Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women's Health Nurses) and chair of their Membership committee. She is past president of the Association of Women's Health, Obstetrical and Neonatal Nurses of Canada and the Canadian Association of Advance Practice Nurses. She participates on committees for the College of Nurses of Ontario, the Ontario Provincial Perinatal Partnership, and the Chief Coroner of Ontario. As an active member of the SOGC, Dr. Dore contributes to the ALARM and Obstetrical Content Review committees, as well as Guideline Management and Oversight Committee.
1. I have an affiliation with a for-profit and / or a not-for-profit organization to disclose: member of an Advisory Board or equivalent with a commercial organization: Kimberly Clark (North American Nursing Council).
2. I intend to make therapeutic recommendations for medications that have not received regulatory approval (i.e. “off-label” use of medication).