Dr. Sally Weinrich
University of South Carolina – Ph.D
University of South Carolina – MSN
University of North Carolina – BSN
Sally Powers Weinrich is a Clinical Nursing Professor at the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science. She received her B.S. in Nursing from the University of North Carolina (1969), her M.S. in Nursing from the University of South Carolina (USC) (1980) and her Ph.D. in Educational Research from USC (1986). Dr. Weinrich has been a member of faculties of school of nursing at the Medical College of Georgia, the University of Louisville, and USC as well as a school of public health (USC) since 1981. Her teaching was recognized with the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award in 1994 from USC. Her broad research interests include colorectal and prostate cancers, health literacy, and genetics. She has developed numerous educational interventions aimed at increasing health care for vulnerable populations, including the elderly and African Americans. Dr. Weinrich was described as a “RN who fights for health for all” in the American Nurse, 2008. Dr. Weinrich has also assisted colleagues with research related to genetics and disaster relief. Research results have been published extensively with over 100 publications. Awards include the Order of the Palmetto (S.C.’s highest award for community service), Eminent Scientist of the Year for North America (International Research Promotion Council), Cancer Research Award for the best research publication (International Society of Nursing), Pioneer Award (American Cancer Society), and Outstanding Health Sciences Researcher (USC).
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