Sallie J Shipman

Sallie J Shipman, EdD, MSN, RN, CNL, NHDP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Family, Community and Health Systems Science
Business Phone: (352) 273-6407

About Sallie J Shipman


Dr. Shipman has experience in both the ICU and emergency room. She spent more than 18 years working for the Alabama Department of Public Health where she specialized in perinatal outreach, prenatal care, and since 2002, emergency preparedness. She became a full-time nurse educator in August 2011 and has experience teaching in prelicensure and graduate courses. Her scholarly focus is in public health nursing with an emphasis on (a) healthcare emergency preparedness; (b) social determinants of health (SDH); and (c) health disparities.


Dr. Shipman’s research areas focus on healthcare emergency preparedness; community and rural health prevention and disparities; community disaster preparedness; poverty education; experiential learning and theory.


In addition to her professional association and organization memberships, Dr. Shipman is a member of the Society for the Advancement of Disaster Nursing (SADN), and was an Association of Community Health Nursing Educators Conference Planning Committee member in 2016 & 2017, and has served as an Abstract Review Sub-Committee member and/or co-lead from 2015-17.


Faculty of the Month
2017 · UAB School of Nursing Undergraduate Program
Member Director and Board Elected
2016-2019 · Alabama League for Nursing
2016-2019 · Society for the Advancement of Disaster Nursing (SADN)
Innovation in Clinical Instruction
2016 · UAB School of Nursing, State of the School
Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing fifth Annual Innovation Award
2016 · SLACK Inc.
2015-2105 · SON Leadership Institute for 2015
Conference Planning Committee, Abstract Review Sub-Committee
2015-2019 · Association of Community Health Nursing Educators
Finance Committee, Member Invited
2015-2019 · Alabama League for Nursing
Leadership Succession Committee
2015-2017 · Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Nu Chapter
2014-2019 · Association of Community Health Nursing Educators (ACHNE)
2014-2019 · American Public Health Association (APHA)v
2013-2017 · Alabama League for Nursing
Heritage Officer
2012-2014 · Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Epsilon Omega Chapter
2011-2019 · National League for Nursing
2007-2011 · Criteria for Mechanical Ventilator Triage Following Proclamation of Mass-Casualty Respiratory Emergency, ADPH Center for Emergency Preparednessv
2006-2011 · ADPH Healthcare Sector Committee, ADPH Center for Emergency Preparedness
2006-2011 · County and Area Emergency Support Function (ESF) 8 All-Hazards Assessment, ADPH Center for Emergency Preparedness
Board Member
2006-2007 · Board of Directors, West Alabama Chapter of the American Red Cross
2003-2007 · Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
Board Member
2000-2001 · Stork's Nest Advisory Board
1994-2019 · Alabama Public Health Association


2014 · University of Alabama Instructional Leadership for the Nurse Educator
Master of Science in Nursing
2008 · University of Alabama
1991 · University of Alabama

Contact Details

(352) 273-6407