Dr. Clarissa Agee Shavers

Primary Care Office, USA

Principal Investigator and Program Director



2002 Post-Doctoral Fellow, TRECOS, Epidemiology and Clinical Nursing Research, Michigan State University, USA

2000 D.N.Sc., Nursing Science, The Catholic University of America, USA

1982 M.S., Parent Child Nursing, The University of Michigan, USA

1977 B.S., Nursing, Michigan State University, USA

Publications (selected)

  1. Shavers, C. A. (2014, May 22). Commentary: Emotional problems and depression among children and adolescents in today’s society. Open Journal of Depression (OJD), 3 (2), 74-87. DOI: 10.4236/ojd.2014.32012.

  2. Shavers, CA. “Exposures to violence and trauma among children and adolescents in our global society.”Psychology,4, 133-135.doi: 10.4236/psych.2013.42019. , 2013, February.

  3. Shavers, C. A. “Exposures to violence and trauma among children and adolescents. “Health,5, 298-305.doi: 10.4236/health.2013:52040. , 2013, February 28.
  4. Shavers, C. A. (2013, December 10). “Intimate partner violence: A guide for primary care providers.”Nurse Practitioner,38(12): 39-46.
  5. Shavers, C. A. (Abstracts of the 7thBiennial Joanna Briggs Colloquium). “Promoting the healing and restoration of children, adolescents and families exposed to adverse environments or conditions.”Int J EvidBase Healthc, 8 (3), 239, 2010.
  6. Shavers, C. A. (Point of View). “Promoting the health of children and adolescents exposed to trauma and violence.”primary issues™, 2010, September 21.
  7. Shavers, C. A. (Commentary). “Minimize the impact of violence for youth.”The Clinical Advisor: A Forum for Nurse Practitioners, 74. 2009, April.
  8. Bay, E., Kreulen, G. J., Shavers, C. A., & Currier, C. “A new perspective: A vulnerable population framework to guide research and practice for persons with traumatic brain injury.”Res Theor Nurs Pract: An Internl J,20 (2), 141-157.,2006.
  9. Shavers, C. A., Levendosky, A. A., Dubay, S. M., Basu, A., & Jenei, J. “Domestic violence research: Methodological issues related to a community-based intervention with a vulnerable population.”J of Applied Biobehavioral Research,10(1), 27-38., 2005.
  10. Billingsley, S., Hall, E., & Shavers, C. A. Enhancing the sensitivity of future caregivers, through a focus on nursing students. C. B. Stetler and J. A. Dienemann (Chapter Eds.) and J. A. Dienemann, (Ed.). “Cultural diversity in nursing: Issues, strategies, and outcomes”(pp. 80-1130). Washington, DC: American Academy of Nursing., 1997.
  11. Shavers, C. A. “Reducing youth violence through school-based initiatives.”Henry Ford Hospital Images of Nursing, 17(3)., 1995.
  12. Shavers, C. A. & Difuntorum, T. Mentoring the ethnically-culturally diverse nursing student programmatic strategies in nursing education: A one year follow-up study.Henry Ford Hospital Images of Nursing, 17(3).,1995.
  13. Shavers, C. A. Mentoring the ethnically-culturally diverse nursing student. Henry Ford Hospital Images of Nursing, 16(4).,1994.
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