Supportive Care Needs of Parents and Caregivers of Children who have Rare Diseases
Unfortunately, this program has been cancelled.
Sharon King | April 13, 2021
Sharon King is the parent of a child who had a rare disease, Taylor King. Sharon is a thought leader who has united public officials, researchers, biotech and industry representatives, and patient advocates to gain real progress in rare disease treatment development. She is a state-appointed member of the N.C. Advisory Council on Rare Diseases and chair of the N.C. Rare Disease Coalition. A graduate of Leadership Charlotte Class XVI and a past member of the Charlotte Rotary, Sharon was honored as one of Charlotte’s 50 Most Influential Women in 2016 and received the Elon Homes and Schools Caring for Children Award in 2013. She is past president of the Charlotte Piano Teachers’ Forum, Symphony Guild of Charlotte and Junior League of Charlotte, and she served on the Boards of the Council for Children’s Rights and the Association of Junior Leagues International. She was a North Carolina Delegate to the 1997 President’s Summit for America’s Future. Sharon is a graduate of Meredith College with a bachelor of music in applied piano.