Dr. Shirey is an internationally recognized expert in nursing leadership and management. Her research focuses on studying nurse manager work complexity to better understand and influence authentic leadership practices. Dr. Shirey’s research identifies structures and processes required to maximize outcomes associated with nursing leadership. She teaches leadership, management, health policy, and scholarly writing in the DNP program. A prolific author and editor, Dr. Shirey is a mentor to developing authors.
Authentic leadership; healthy work environments; nurse manager work complexity; transitional care coordination and interprofessional practice; health services outcomes research; scholarly writing; credentialing in nursing