Shirley Hiebert, NP, PhD, is a Nurse Practitioner at Cleveland Clinic Canada with primary and urgent care experience spanning three decades in northern fly-in Manitoba First Nations communities.  She has a strong interest in children and women’s health and is licensed as a Nurse Practitioner in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick.

She completed her MSc (Family Nurse Practitioner) at the University of North Dakota. Her Community Health Sciences PhD dissertation focused on Otinawasuwuk (Receivers of Children): Taking Control of Birth in Nisichawaysihk Cree Nation.

As a proponent of virtual care, she has provided care with the Canadian Cannabis Clinics for a wide array of presentations. She has been teaching since 2005 with Athabasca University Health Sciences & Advanced Nursing Practice graduate program. In recent years, her teaching focus has been on evidence based practice and research methods.

When she’s not working with patients, she enjoys walking, reading biographies, writing and managing the ongoing development of Tall Grass Woods, a rural subdivision she initiated in Manitoba.


University of Manitoba
Faculty of Medicine
Community Health Sciences
Winnipeg, MB
Masters of Science
University of North Dakota
College of Nursing
Family Nurse Practitioner 
Grand Forks, ND
Bachelor of Nursing
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB

Specialty Interests

  • Children’s health
  • Women’s health

Professional Memberships

  • College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM)
  • College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association (SRNA)
  • College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA)
  • Yukon Registered Nurses Association (YRNA)
  • Registered Nurses of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (RNANT/NU)
  • College of Registered Nurses of Prince Edward Island (CRNPEI)
  • Nurses Association of New Brunswick (NANB)