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Shelley R. Strowman, Ph.D.

Shelley R. Strowman, Ph.D.

Shelley R. Strowman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Practice, Statistics

Shelley R. Strowman, Ph.D.


Dr. Strowman teaches Biostatistics and Capstone Seminar III in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program.  She also provides statistical consultation on Capstone projects and Master's theses in the Nursing and Nutrition departments.  Dr. Strowman joined the School of Nursing and Health Sciences faculty in 2008 after working for several years in Academic Technology as a Statistical Software Consultant.

Professor Strowman has supervised several DNP Capstone projects including:

• Palliative Care in Patients with Pancreatic Cancer: A Retrospective Chart Review
• Teleneurology in Pediatric Long Term Care
• The Impact of a Curriculum on Pediatric Residents' Perceptions of their Training, Knowledge, Experience, Competency, and Level of Comfort in Providing Pediatric Palliative and End-of-Life Care
• Survivorship Care Plans: Exploring Lymphoma Patients' Knowledge of their Disease and Follow-Up

Dr. Strowman brings to the classroom over 20 years of experience in research, including several years as a consultant in public health.  She has provided statistical and survey consultation in a variety of areas including cardiovascular health promotion, tobacco control, the relation between stress and hospitalization, and health risk behavior.  Dr. Strowman's professional experience is integrated into her teaching through an emphasis on real-world examples and applications.


  • B.A. Bates College (Psychology)
  • M.A. University of New Hampshire (Social/Health Psychology)
  • Ph.D. University of New Hampshire (Social/Health Psychology)