Amy Shearer PhD RN

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Amy is a graduate of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital School of Nursing with an RN Diploma, the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and a Master of Science in Nursing Leadership and Education from Carlow University. Amy is currently completing my PhD in Nursing Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  She began her teaching career as adjunct faculty and has taught at a variety of community colleges and LPN programs in the area.  After 2 years as adjunct faculty at Penn State University, Fayette Campus, Amy was hired as full-time faculty and spent 7 years teaching a variety of nursing courses, both clinical and classroom.  Amy came to the Pitt-Greensburg campus in 2019, and she is excited to be teaching in a program she once attended, as well as a new and growing program.    At Pitt-Greensburg, Amy has been teaching in the Foundations of Nursing course, Adult Health courses, Nursing Research, and Ethics in Nursing and Health Care.  Professionally, she has been a Registered Nurse for 27 years and still remain active in her practice as a staff nurse in the Emergency Department at Excela Health Westmoreland for the last 20 years.