Faculty & Staff

Dal's Nursing Leaders

Dalhousie’s School of Nursing is home to respected faculty members who are among the world’s leaders in nursing research and education.

Our faculty is committed to expanding nursing knowledge, furthering practice and seeking better health care outcomes. Faculty members accomplish these goals through research, partnerships with health care stakeholders and by educating the next generation of nurses.

 Featured Faculty

Each month we will highlight a member of our faculty at either of our Halifax or Yarmouth sites. Check back often to learn more about our team.

Shelley Cobbett


Dr. Cobbett's clinical practice area of expertise is maternal newborn nursing. Her research has focused predominantly in the area of nursing education with a specific focus related to online nursing education and professional socialization. Her methodological expertise is in quantitative approaches however the majority of her research also includes a qualitative aspect in addition to the quantitative methodology.