Juliette Shellman


Associate Professor, University of Connecticut, School of Nursing



  • Post-Doctoral, Geriatric Nursing Research Fellowship, New York University, John A. Hartford Foundation, Institute for Geriatric Nursing
  • PhD, Nursing, University of Connecticut
  • MS, Nursing (Community Health), University of Connecticut
  • Diploma, Nursing, St. Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing
  • MS, Education Admin, Central Connecticut State University
  • BS, Education, Central Connecticut State University


  • Community Service Partnership Award Visiting Nurse Association of South Central Connecticut
  • NIH Summer Training Institute on the Design and Conduct of Randomized Clinical Trials Involving Behavioral Interventions Fellow
  • Yale Clinical Translational Science Award Scholar
  • National Institute of Aging/ National Institute of Health Summer Aging Research Institute Participant
  • John A. Hartford Foundation Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • Hartford Institute Summer Geriatric Nursing Research Seminar Scholar
  • University of Connecticut, School of Nursing Mary Lawrence Award Nursing Research Development Award
  • University of Connecticut, School of Nursing Carolyn Ladd Widmer Award for significant scholarly contributions in the field of nursing research
  • University of Connecticut, School of Nursing the Eleanor K. Gill Award for Excellence in Clinical Practice
  • Sigma Theta Tau – National Honor Society of Nursing
  • St. Mary’s Hospital, School of Nursing Sr. Margaret Rosita Award for Caring in Clinical Practice


  • Nursing


  • Over 30 years in Nursing Education


  • Nursing


Complete list of research

  • PI – 2008 K01NINR Development of a Peer Facilitated Reminiscence Intervention to Decrease Depression in Older African-Americans. Scored at 191 ( Not funded)
  • PI – 2008 P30 CARELINK Heart Health Program. A Cardiac Self-management Program for Homebound Older Adults. Yale School of Nursing Center for Self and Family Management of Vulnerable Populations. Submitted 2/15. (Not funded)
  • PI – 2007 Clinical Translational Science Award (Yale Center for Clinical Investigation). The Meaning, Patterns, and Functions of Reminiscence in Older African-Americans ($72,000)


Complete list of publications


  • Ethics in Home Care in Neal L, & Madigan, E. (Eds.) (in press). Core Curriculum for Home Health Care Nursing. National Association for Home Care. Washington DC: Home Care University Publishing
  • Life Review and Reminiscence in Capezuti, E., Siegler, G., & Mezey, M.D. (Eds.) (2007). The Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2nd ed.). New York: Springer Publishing Company.
  • Shellman, J., Granara, C., & Rosengarten, E. (2011). Barriers to depression care for older Black adults, practice and policy implications. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 37(6), 13-17.
  • Shellman J., Ennis, E., & Addison., K. (2011). A contextual examination of reminiscence in older African-AmericansThis link points to an external webpage and will open in a new browser window or tab.. Journal of Aging Studies.


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  • Shellman, J. & Neafsey, P.J. (1999). Preventing Medicine Conflicts from Self-Medication: Training Manual for Senior Community Health Nursing Students. Storrs, CT: The University of Connecticut School of Nursing.
  • Shellman, J. (1998). Take a Walk Down Memory Lane: A Reminiscence Education Program: Training Manual for Senior Nursing Students. Storrs, CT: The University of Connecticut School of Nursing.
  • Shellman, J. (1996). Preventing Wounds in Older Adults, Training Program for Certified Nursing Assistants and Licensed Staff. Cheshire CT: Cheshire Convalescent Center.