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Bobbi Shatto, Ph.D., RN, CNL

Associate Professor; Coordinator, Master's of Science in Nursing - Clinical Nurse Leader (MSN-CNL)


  • Ph.D., Educational Studies, Saint Louis University
  • M.S.N., Cardiopulmonary Nursing, Nursing Management Role option, Saint Louis University
  • B.S.N., Southeast Missouri State University

Research Interests

Shatto is a tenured associate professor at Saint Louis University and an experienced researcher. She was awarded a $300,000 grant by the Missouri State Board of Nursing (2022) to expand a MSN Clinical Nurse Leader program to help ease the nursing faculty shortage. Much of her research has focused on new nurse transition to practice and new nurse turnover. She has also published on grit and resilience, educational interventions for accelerated students, flipped classroom experiences and teaching Generation Z students.

Publications and Media Placements

Honors and Awards

  • Trudy Busch Valentine Faculty Excellence Award, Saint Louis University, 2023
  • U. S. Fulbright Specialist, 2023
  • Sigma Global Nursing Excellence; Hamilton Nursing Excellence Award, 2023
  • St Louis Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award, Finalist, 2023
  • St Louis University Excellence in Teaching Award, 2017
  • Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching Culturally Diverse Teaching Fellowship, Saint Louis University, 2017
  • Trudy Busch Valentine Faculty Excellence Award, Saint Louis University, 2020

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society, Delta Lambda Chaper, 1991 - present
  • Alpha Sigma Nu, Jesuit Honor Society, 2014 - present
  • Flipped Global Learning Initiate, 2015 - present