Shirleatha Lee, PhD., RN, CNE
Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Lee is a Southern Regional Education Board Doctoral Scholar and her research focuses
on pre-diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors in overweight and obese youth. She
has presented research findings locally, regionally, and nationally and has published
in several peer reviewed research journals. She also serves as a reviewer for several
Dr. Lee is a Certified Nurse Educator and coordinates Medical Surgical Nursing I and
also teaches Nursing Research. She challenges students to think critically in both
the classroom and clinical setting while safely, effectively, and compassionately
providing quality-nursing care.
Dr. Lee is a member of the University of Memphis IRB Committee, LSON Curriculum Committee,
National League of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, Southern Nursing Research
Society, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
Dr. Lee continues to practice nursing in the hospital setting. She is also a Certified
American Heart Association CPR Instructor.
Southern Regional Educational Board Doctoral Scholar