Sharon Hom, PhD, MS, RN

Sharon Hom, PhD, MS, RN
Clinical Instructor
520-626-9969
Nursing (#203)
Room Number: 
407

Research and Clinical:

Research and Clinical Interest: 
Neurovascular alterations associated with cognitive decline in aging
Clinical Expertise: 
  • Clinical cardiovascular perfusion
  • Donor organ procurement coordinator
  • Immunizations/allergy/travel
  • Ambulatory/urgent care
Research & Scholarship: 
  • Stroke
  • Neurovascular injury and aging
All Funding: 
Currently there is no grant funding information for this individual.
Publications: 
2009

McCaffrey, G., Willis, C.L., Staatz, W.D., Nametz, N., Quigley, C.A., Hom, S., Lochhead, J.J., & Davis, T.P. (2009). Occludin oligomeric assemblies at tight junctions of the blood-brain barrier are altered by hypoxia and reoxygenation stress. J Neurochem, 110(1), 58-71.

2008

Campos, C.R., Ocheltree, S.M., Hom, S., Egleton, R.D., & Davis, T.P. (2008). Nociceptive inhibition prevents inflammatory pain induced changes in the blood-brain barrier. Brain Research, 1221, 6-13.

2007

Hom, S., Fleegal, M.A., Egleton, R.D., Campos, C.R., Hawkins, B.T., & Davis, T.P. (2007). Comparative changes in the blood-brain barrier and cerebral infarction of SHR ad WKY rats. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 295(5), R1881-92.

2005

Fleegal, M.A., Hom, S., Borg, L.K., & Davis, T.P. (2005). Activation of PKC modulates blood-brain barrier endothelial cell permeability changes induced by hypoxia and posthypoxic reoxygenation. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 289(5), H2012-9.

2005

Fleegal, M.A., Hom, S., & Davis, T.P. (2005). Molecular modulation of the blood-brain barrier during stroke. In E. DeVries & A. Prat (Eds.), The blood-brain barrier and its microenvironment: Basic physiology to neurological disease (pp. 387-407). Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis Group.

2003

Witt, K.A., Mark, K.S., Hom, S., & Davis, T.P. (2003). Effects of hypoxia-reoxygenation on rat blood-brain barrier permeability and tight junctional protein expression. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 285(6), H2820-31.

2001

Huber, J.D., Witt, K.A., Hom, S., Egleton, R.D., Mark, K.S., & Davis, T.P. (2001). Inflammatory pain alters blood-brain barrier permeability and tight junctional protein expression. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 280(3), H1241-8.

2001

Hom, S., Egleton, R.D., Huber, J.D., & Davis, T.P. (2001). Effect of reduced flow on blood-brain barrier transport systems. Brain Research, 890(1), 38-48.

Honors and Awards: 
2009
Katherine A. Mason Memorial Award for Caring and Clinical Competence
2009
Nurse Scholar QR
2008
Arthur J. Zuber Endowed Scholarship in Nursing
2007
Wilburn C. & Janet W. Breechen Nursing Scholarship
2005
Donald G. Sheer Memorial Travel Award
2004
Gordon Conference-Barriers of the Central Nervous System
Education: 
Institution/LocationDegreeAttendedField of Study
University of Arizona
BSN
2009
Nursing
University of Arizona
PhD
2006
Physiological Sciences
University of Arizona
MS
1999
Pharmacology/Cardiovascular Perfusion
University of Arizona
BS
1996
Biology/Molecular & Cellular Biology