Ashlee M. Shields, PhD, RN, CCRN
Coordinator, Online Nursing Program (Nursing)
Associate Professor of Nursing (Nursing)
412-397-3541 phone (M)
412-397-3277 fax
Scaife Hall 114

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Nursing, Duquesne University, 2020
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Education, Robert Morris University, 2010
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Carlow University, 2007
  • Associate in Science, Nursing, Community College of Allegheny County, 2006


  • Shields, A., & Lin, J. I. (2023). Risk Factors Associated With Pressure Injury in Critically Ill Children With Congenital Heart Disease. American journal of critical care : an official publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses32(3), 216–220.

  • Connor, J. A., LaGrasta, C., Cerrato, B., Porter, C., Gauvreau, K., Morrill, D., Fortkiewicz, J.,
    Mechler, M., Donnellan, A., Kaduc, A., Whalen, R., Shields, A., Bruno, M., Jarden, A.,
    Dey, A., & Hickey, P. A. (2022). Measuring acuity and pediatric critical care nursing
    workload by using ICU CAMEO III. American Journal of Critical Care, 31(2), 119–126.

  • Staveski, S.L., Pickler, R.H., Khoury, P.R.,... Shields, A.S., Curley,M. (2021). Prevalence of ICU Delirium in Postoperative Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Patients. Pediatric critical care medicine, 22(1), 68-78. 

  • Ruiz, V.M., Saenz, L., Lopez-Magallon, A., Shields, A., Ogoe, H.A., Suresh, S., Munoz, R., & Tsui, F.R. (2019). Early prediction of critical events for infants with single-ventricle physiology in critical care using routinely collected data, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 158(1), 234-243.

  • Shields, A., Al-Zaiti, S., Kozik, T., Pelter, M., & Carey, M. (2018) Cardiac dysrhythmia during pacing in an infant, American Journal of Critical Care, 27, 519-520.

  • Shields, A. (2013). Pathways to improving patient safety and reduced cost: The implementation of clinical effectiveness guidelines for 2 congenital cardiac anomalies, Critical Care Nurse, 33(4), 79-82.