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Shelby Pitts, DNP, MSN, RN

Shelby Pitts

Doctoral Type:

DNP Alumni


DNP Executive


Phyllis Sharps, PhD, RN, FAAN
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Shelby Pitts earned a bachelor of science in nursing from Temple University in 2001, and a master of science in nursing from Rutgers University in 2012. She currently practices as a Women’s Health Advance Practice Nurse at St. Peter’s University Hospital OB/GYN Ambulatory Care Center in New Brunswick, NJ. As a faculty member at Rutgers School of Nursing, she serves as a specialty director for the Women’s Health Advance Practice Nursing Division and course coordinator for Foundations in Nursing in the Accelerated Bachelor of Science Program.

DNP Scholarly Project

Increasing adherence and self-management among pregnant Hispanic women diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus

Major Achievement(s)

  • Robert Wood Johnson Scholar, Rutgers University (formerly University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ)
  • Women’s Health Advance Practice Nurse
  • Specialty Director, Women’s Health Advance Nursing Practice Division, Rutgers University School of Nursing