Press Room

Below are links to materials featuring Dr. Lord and her work.  Press inquiries can be directed to this email.

Biography Links and Downloads

Sharon Burmeister Lord, Ph.D. (Web Page)

Sharon Burmeister Lord, Ph.D. (Microsoft Word)

Sharon Burmeister Lord, Ph.D. (PDF)

Links To Recent News Releases

Knoxville Native, Secretary of Defense Outstanding Public Service Medal Recipient Invited To Attend Medal of Honor Banquet.

Dr. Sharon Lord To Keynote Australasian Summit 


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Dr. Sharon Lord

Un. of Tn. Coach Pat Summitt Honors Dr. Sharon Lord at a Lady Vols game as part of the dedication of the Lady Vols Locker Room to Dr. Lord.

Dr. Sharon Lord, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense in Manpower, Reserve Affairs and Logistics, 1981.


Dr. Sharon Lord receiving the Secretary of Defense Outstanding Public Service Medal from Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger, 1982. She was the first woman to receive this award.



Dr. Lord’s license plate, celebrating her mission of creating joy.