Elizabeth B. Shelley

Elizabeth Shelley, DNP, FNP-BC joined Columbia Health in 2016.  She graduated from Barnard College in 2006 and played on the Columbia University’s Varsity Volleyball team during this time.  She later received her nursing degree from the University of Rochester School of Nursing and her family nurse practitioner as well as doctor of nursing practice from Columbia University School of Nursing. 

Prior to Columbia, Elizabeth worked as a registered nurse on a medical neurosurgical unit, as a primary care nurse at Barnard Health Services, and as a private duty nurse in New York City before becoming a family nurse practitioner.  She worked as a family nurse practitioner at a federally qualified health service center in New York before joining Columbia Medical Services.



  • D.N.P., Doctor of Nursing Practice, Columbia University, School of Nursing
  • M.S.N., Family Health, Columbia University, School of Nursing
  • B.A., Neuroscience & Behavior, Columbia University, Barnard College


Certifications and Licensure:

  • Certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Licensed to practice medicine in the State of New York
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Breastfeeding Specialist Certificate (BSC)


Professional Experience:

  • Preceptor in ambulatory care for Columbia University School of Nursing student nurse practitioners
  • Family Nurse Practitioner in a Federally Qualified Health Center
  • Registered Private Duty Nurse in New York City
  • Registered Nurse at Barnard College
  • Registered Nurse at Strong Memorial Hospital


Professional Memberships:

  • The Nurse Practitioner Association, Inc. (NPA) of New York
  • Sigma Theta Tau