Meet Our Writers

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Scott Williams

Scott Williams is a freelance writer based in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Sharon Palmer, RD

Sharon Palmer is a registered dietitian with a 16-year career in health care. She is now a free-lance writer residing in Southern California.

Sharon Petgrave, M.S.N., R.N.

Sharon Petgrave, M.S.N., R.N., works in the subacute unit at Hebrew Health Care in West Hartford, Connecticut.

Sharon Y. Fleming, M.S.N., R.N., C.P.N.P.-P.C.

Sharon Y. Fleming, M.S.N., R.N., C.P.N.P.-P.C., is a nursing instructor at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Sherlan Thomas, F.N.P., M.S.N., M.P.H., D.N.P.-C

Sherlan Thomas, F.N.P., M.S.N., M.P.H., D.N.P.-C, works full time as a nurse practitioner at the Montefiore Medical Center for Positive Living/Infectious Diseases Clinic in the Bronx, New York. Summer of 2010 will see her in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, where she will again be working with HIV-infected patients and the health care professionals who treat them.

Sheryl Sommer, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.E.

Sheryl Sommer, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.E., is the Director of Nursing Education & Curriculum at Ascend Learning in Leawood, Kansas. She has held numerous faculty and administrative positions in practical, associate, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs.

Shonta D. Collins, BSN, RN, MPA

Shonta D. Collins, BSN, RN, MPA, graduated in December 2007 from the BSN program at LaSalle University School of Nursing and Health Sciences in Philadelphia. She is a critical care nurse at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and the founder of the nonprofit organization Explorers Sans Frontières (

Silvia Foti

Silvia Foti of Chicago runs her own free-lance writing company, Lotus Ink. Visit her at

Sonya Stinson

Sonya Stinson is a freelance writer based in New Orleans.

Spencer Miller, RN

Spencer Miller, RN, is an emergency room nurse who has worked at various hospitals in Florida, Georgia and California. He now lives in San Jose, Calif., with his partner, Tao. Visit his blog at