Sharon Eden

Sharon Eden, M.A.

Associate Professor
General Education, Community Health

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Sharon Eden is currently an Associate Professor of Microbiology, Epidemiology, and Environmental Risk Factors and Disease at Clarkson College and has been a member of the faculty since 2016She received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Biology from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. 

Ms. Eden began her career in microbiology as a biomedical research laboratory supervisor for the VA Medical Center, Section of Infectious Diseases before turning to education full-time. During her twenty years of full-time education at the University and College levels, she has taught and developed courses in biology, microbiology, biotechnology and epidemiology.  

Ms. Eden has served as a medical microbiology and immunology mentor for Creighton University distance pharmacy students since 2001. She also served as an Assistant Coordinator for the Hope Medical Outreach Coalition in Omaha.  

Words of Wisdom  

‘“The best thing for being sad is to learn something. That's the only thing that never fails.” – T.H. White 


BI 210 – Microbiology 
CHL 251 - Environmental Risk Factors/Disease 
CHL 250 - Epidemiology 
HC 210 - Health Care Sciences Update III 

Scholarly Works (Selected)  

Project: Detection of Gonococcal/Epithelial Interactions in the Human Fallopian Tube Organ Culture Model using Computerized Image Analysis with Digital Confocal Microscopy;  Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Omaha, NE  1992 – 2000.  

Project: Effects of Zero Gravity on the Antimicrobial Action of the Enzyme Lysozyme.  Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs, IA in cooperation with Omaha Public Schools. Co-Mentor, Student Spaceflights Experiments Program.  Summer 2011. 

Thesis: Photosynthetic Bacterial Associates of the Sea Sponge Halichondria bowerbankiUniversity of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska December 1991.  

Project:  Parasites of Montane Voles in Yellowstone National Park.  University of Nebraska at Omaha and University of New Orleans, and University of Wyoming, Lake Moran, Wyoming August 1991.  

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