Patricia L. Sharkey, MS, RN, CS
Patricia Sharkey is a graduate of The Genesee Hospital School of Nursing. She obtained a baccalaureate degree in nursing from The College at Brockport, State University of New York, and a master's degree in adult mental health nursing from SUNY Buffalo.
Ms. Sharkey has been teaching psychiatric nursing at Brockport since 1978. She has also served as a psychiatric consultant to area nursing homes, providing psychiatric care to clients with behavioral/emotional problems. She is recognized in the community as an expert in the area of geriatric psychiatry.
Patty was awarded the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1986, which recognizes a pattern of extraordinary performance in teaching. She is also certified as a clinical nurse specialist by the American Nurses Association, which recognizes her expertise in the area of psychiatric nursing.
2007 Recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award.