Laurel Shackelford Shepherd, PhD, RN
Dr. Laurel Shepherd has more than 30 years of experience as a nurse educator and administrator. Over the course of her career, she has served as a faculty member, program director and vice dean for academic programs. Her rich background includes a role as an accreditation site reviewer for CCNE and a curriculum consultant for colleges of nursing and health studies. Dr. Shepherd has been in active in research and recently received grant funding for distance and telehealth educational program focused on under-served populations.