Deborah Shelton, PhD, RN, NE-BC, CCHP, FAAN

Professor, School of Nursing (Affiliate)

Research Overview

Current work focused upon development of a new Center for Correctional Health Networks (; establishing the mission, vision goals and objectives, a newsletter and creating linkages among the multidisciplinary clinical and academic members. The Center seeks to provide and environment to study health care innovations and test quality improvement strategies in real-world practice settings so as to determine effectiveness, efficiency and equity of health practices and policies upon criminal justice involved populations.


R.N. St. Vincent’s College Nursing 1974
B.S. University of Bridgeport Nursing 1976
M.S. University of Washington MH Nursing & Business 1981
Ph.D. University of Virginia Nursing 1994
Post-Doctoral University of Virginia MH Services Research 1995
Post-Doctoral John Hopkins University MH Services Research 1997

Recent Publications

Contact Information
Mailing AddressSchool of Nursing
231 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4026
Storrs, CT 06269-4026
Office LocationStorrs Hall