Sheria G. Robinson-Lane is the owner and principle nurse consultant of SGR Consulting, an organization that provides gerontological health education and expert witness testimony in matters of elder care. Sheria has spent many years working with elders in the long-term care and hospice settings, in roles ranging from Nursing Assistant to Director of Nursing. She serves as a task force member for the long-term care pain resource website and the American Medical Directors Association's (AMDA) task force on Young Adults in Long Term Care. Clinically, Sheria maintains practice with Hospice of Michigan - one of the nation's largest non-profit hospices. In addition to caring for hospice patients at Hospice of Michigan, Sheria helps to coordinate the research activities of the hospice and aids in both the development and facilitation of staff education. Sheria holds a PhD and dual degree in Nursing and Gerontology from Wayne State University. She is passionate about pain management and elder care and gives much of her time advocating for, educating about, and singing the praises of elders.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Sheria Grice Robinson is the owner of SGR Consulting. She has an employment relationship with Hospice of Michigan Institute and Lahser Hills Care Center. She is an Adjunct Nursing Faculty for Kaplan, Inc. Ms. Robinson receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Sheria Grice Robinson serves as a task force member for