Erin Shankel joined Belmont as a full-time adjunct faculty member in August of 2008. She graduated from Greenville College in Illinois with a degree in Biology before moving to Nashville to pursue her Masters of Science in Nursing at Vanderbilt University. She completed her MSN in 2003 and currently practices as a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner at Allergy and Asthma Associates of Middle Tennessee. She has also worked at Minute Clinic and the Hope Clinic for Women.
As a Full-time Adjunct Professor in the School of Nursing, Mrs. Shankel teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. These courses include Advanced Health Assessment, The Aging Adult, Primary Health Care, and Intensive Practicum. Her special interests include asthma management, antibiotic stewardship, and women’s health. She is a doctoral student in Belmont’s DNP program.
In her free time, Mrs. Shankel is entertained by good food, close friends, and especially her husband, Shaun, and daughters, Evangeline and Stella.