Sharyl Kinney, Dr. PH

Oklahoma Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND)
801 Northeast 13th Street, Room 357
Post Office Box 26901
Oklahoma City, OK 73126-0901
Phone: 405-271-8001
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Last Updated: October 07, 2013

Sharyl Kinney

Discipline Coordinators: Public Health
Discipline(s): Public Health
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Research: Public Health Services and Systems, Community Based Participatory Research, Health Policy
Education: Doctor of Public Health, Master's of Public Health in Health Administration and Policy, Master's of Nursing, Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Arts Majors in Human Development and Family Life and Biology.
Service: Interagency Coordinating Council for Soonerstart, Developmental Disabilities Council, National Association of County and City Health Officers MCH/Birth Defects Committee, OSDH Ethics Committee and IRB Chair, APHA Governing Council, Public Health Institute of Oklahoma Board of Directors, March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation,


Sharyl (Shari) Kidd Kinney DrPH, RN

Assistant Professor

Health Administration and Policy

College of Public Health

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Shari Kinney has a Bachelors Degree in Biology and Human Development from the University of Kansas and a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from the University of Oklahoma. She has a Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Public Health and a Doctor of Public Health from the University of Oklahoma. Shari has over 30 years of professional practice experience including hospital nursing in neonatal intensive care and pediatrics, Chief of Screening and Special Services at the Oklahoma State Department of Health and Administrator for the Cleveland and McClain County Health Departments. Her teaching experience consists of two years full time in undergraduate nursing and over twelve years teaching graduate students as an adjunct faculty in nursing and public health. Her research experience includes a masters thesis, a dissertation and experience of seven years supervising research through grant program management and serving on the Oklahoma State Department of Health Institutional Review Board. Dr. Kinney is currently an Assistant Professor in Health Administration in Policy at the College of Public Health at the University of Oklahoma and is also the Coordinator for Public Health Practicum.