Dr. Sheeba Chellappan is a Professor of the Medical Surgical Nursing Department of Christian College of Nursing, Neyyoor, affiliated to The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR. Medical University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India. She did her B.Sc (N) and M.Sc (N) at Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamilnadu. She is also a PhD scholar at the Tamilnadu Dr.MGR. Medical University, Chennai, where she furthers her research on Home Based Palliative Care. She was awarded M.Sc Counseling and Psychotherapy by the Tamilnadu Open University, Chennai where she secured University rank. She has served more than 17 years in the field of teaching, research and student affairs and arranging and organizing workshops/conferences. She has presented papers at conferences, published articles and papers in reputed national and international journals. She is a member of the Trained Nurses Association of India and Christian Medical Association of India. She has been the editorial board member of Asian Journal of Nursing education and Research and Journal of Nursing. She is also a scientific committee member of International Journal of Psychiatric Nursing. She has received Research Doctoral Scholarship award from Oncology Nursing society Foundation, USA.
Dr. Chellappan Sheeba is interested in the field of home based palliative care, counseling and psychosocial issues related to oncology.