Shandra L. James, DNP, MS, BSN, RN, CCRA, CCRP

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Health Behavior and Biological Sciences
Room 4108 SNB

University of Michigan School of Nursing
400 North Ingalls Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5482

Telephone: 734-764-0674
Fax: (734) 936-5525

Scholarly Expertise / Activity


  • Nursing Education
  • Cardiovascular Outcomes
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Patient Engagement

Dr. James is an educator who has focused her career in critical care nursing, clinical research, and undergraduate nursing education. She is focused on helping nursing students transition into professional nursing practice. Additionally, she has an interest in translational research and implementing best practices at the bedside.



Dr. James has taught didactic and clinical courses in the undergraduate program.

Affiliations / Service

  • Member, Society of Clinical Research Associates, 2010-Present
  • Member, Association of Clinical Research Professionals, 2010-Present
  • Member, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, 2006-Present


  • DNP, Rush University, Chicago, IL 2014
  • MS, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 2009
  • BSN, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 2005