Sharon Kimmel, PhD

Professor, School of Business and Technology Management

skimmel@ncu.eduDr. Sharon Kimmel

Areas of Expertise

  • Research design
  • Data management
  • Statistical analysis
  • Program integration and reorganization 
  • Project management 
  • Training and mentoring
  • Change management 


  • Ph.D., Lehigh University 
  • M.H.A., University of Scranton
  • B.S., Texas State University


Role of Basic Research in Industrial Innovation: An Empirical Investigation

Selected Publications

  • “Tobacco Screening Multicomponent Quality Improvement Network Program: Beyond Education,” Academic Emergency Medicine Journal (2009)
  • “A Standardized Orientation Course of Central Line Placement Leads to Persistent Knowledge Improvement,” Annals of Emergency Medicine 50(3) (Supplement) (2007)
  • “Survival Curve Analysis of Cerclage Versus No Cerclage in Patients with Prior Preterm Birth: a Summary of Patient-level Data from Four Randomized Trials,” American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 195 (Supplement 6):S115 (2006)

Selected Professional Experience

  • Director, Oncology Quality & Data Management, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network
  • Director, Oncology Clinical Trials & Data Management, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network 
  • Senior Research Scientist, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network

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