Women's Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19

  • 2 Oct 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM (PDT)
  • Zoom (open to the public)

The NFBPWC Health Committee would like to invite you to attend a program featuring Dr. Leslie Sharpe, UNC School of Nursing, as our special guest keynote speaker.

Topic: Women's Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19
The Covid-19 pandemic has affected women more than men, both as frontline workers and a
t home. Today's event will focus on the impact the pandemic has on women’s mental health, what signs or symptoms you need to be aware of, and how to find relief.

Date: October 2, 2021
Time: 9:00am - 10:15am PT / 12:00pm - 1:15pm ET
Registration will open soon

Dr. Sharpe's presentation will be followed by a discussion session with invited panelists.

About Dr. Leslie Sharpe:

Dr. Sharpe is an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Nursing. In 1999, Dr. Sharpe received her Master’s degree as a family nurse practitioner from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree at Duke University in 2016.  With 20 years of experience in primary care specializing in the care of patients with complex physical and mental health illnesses, she is committed to educating nurse practitioners to be able to apply behavioral health concepts in primary care.  Dr. Sharpe believes strongly in advocacy through education in clinical and professional practice issues.  One of her passions is serving as a mentor for NPs in the legislative and advocacy arena; as such, she facilitates a “leadership circle” of local APRNs in the Triangle.  She is also a contributing author for the textbook Health Policy and Politics: A Nurse’s Guide.

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