Shelly Luger, DNP

Dr. Shelly Luger is assistant professor of leadership at Creighton University College of Nursing where she teaches several graduate leadership courses and practicums.  She is an evidence- based practice mentor and is passionate about using evidence to support leadership in nursing.   

Dr. Luger is currently the Lead for graduate Nursing Leadership MSN & DNP tracks a Creighton and has held several leadership positions in nursing and nursing education. She participated in a health policy residency program supported by the Department of Health and Human Services, Agency on Healthcare Research and Quality and the United States Preventative Services Task Force.  Additionally, she has orchestrated student cultural immersion and service-learning opportunities on the Rosebud Reservation.

Her project interests include developing leadership skills in new graduate nurses, complexity science and systems leadership in free and charitable clinics.

Dr. Luger received a DNP in organizational leadership and a Certificate in Health Professions Education from the University of Kansas Medical Center.

View a full listing of Dr. Luger’s publications and honors.