Lisa Turner

Assistant Professor of Nursing;
At Berea College since Aug 2012

Contact Information

Hafer-Gibson Nursing Building, 120
CPO 2190
Email: turnerli@berea.edu
Phone: 859-985-3625
Fax: 859-972-0738

Fall 2017

Office Hours

Tuesday 12:00 – 3:00 pm
Wednesday 3:00 – 4:00 pm
By appointment

Lisa Turner

Class Schedule

  • GSTR 110 Z (Mon/Wed: 12:40 pm – 2:30 pm)
  • NUR 448  (Thur: 7:00 am – 3:00 pm) (Mon/Wed: 10:00 am – 11:50 am)

Degrees

  • Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2011
  • Community/Public Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, American Nurses Credentialing Center, since 2007
  • M.S.N., University of Virginia, 2001
  • B.S.N., University of Virginia, 2000

Biography

Dr. Lisa Turner joined the nursing department at Berea College as an assistant professor in August 2012. Dr. Turner obtained both a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and a Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Virginia, and received her Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing from the University of Kentucky. She is a board-certified Community/Public Health Clinical Nurse Specialist. Dr. Turner’s nursing experience is primarily in community and public health nursing, especially within the realm of school nursing.

Affiliations

  • American Nurses Association, member
  • Sigma Theta Tau International – International Honor Society of Nursing, Delta Psi Chapter, member
  • Association of Community Nurse Educators, member
  • Southern Nurse Researcher Society, member
  • Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society, member

Service

  • Co-chair of the Berea College Quality Enhancement Plan Implantation Team.
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Delta Psi Chapter, Berea College Faculty Counselor
  • Association of Community Nurse Educators, Nominations Committee Chair

Research

Dr. Turner’s research interests are in the areas of the care of vulnerable populations, access to healthcare, and obesity prevention.  Her dissertation research looked at how the work environment of long-haul truck drivers influences their risk for obesity. She is currently involved in research exploring the effects of community gardens on participants. 

Special Interests

  • Community and Public Health Nursing
  • Vulnerable populations
  • Obesity prevention
  • Access to Care

Papers and Publications

  • Turner, L. (in press), assistant editor and ancillary author, Stanhope, M., & Lancaster, J. (eds). Foundations of Nursing in the Community: Community Oriented Practice, 5th  Chapter 31, The Nurse in the Schools.
  • Stanhope, M., Williams, C, & Turner, L. (2016). Internships, residencies, and fellowships: A community approach to developing a foundation for leadership. Nurse Leader, 14(4): 263-266.
  • Turner, L. (2016), assistant editor and ancillary author, Stanhope, M., & Lancaster, J. (eds). Public Health Nursing, 9th Edition.  Chapter 40, The Nurse Leader in the Community.  Chapter 42, The Nurse in the Schools.
  • Turner, L. (2011).  Obesity among Commercial Truck Drivers.  Doctoral dissertation, University of Kentucky, College of Nursing.  Committee Chairperson: Dr. Deborah B. Reed.
  • Turner, L.& Reed, D. (2011).  Exercise among commercial truck drivers.  American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Journal, 59(10): 429-436.
  • Turner, L. (2011), contributor and ancillary author.  Stanhope, M., & Lancaster, J. (eds). Public Health Nursing, 8th Edition.  Chapter 42, The Nurse in the Schools. PowerPoint Lecture Slides. Case Studies.
  • Hatcher, J., Studts, C., Dignan, M., Turner, L., & Schoenberg, N. (2011). Predictors of Cervical Cancer Screening for Rarely or Never Screened Rural Appalachian Women.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 22(1), 176-193.
  • Turner, L., & Stanhope, M. (2008).  The Good Samaritan Nursing Center: A Commonwealth Collaborative.  Nursing Clinics of North America, 43(3), 341-356.
  • Perman, J., Young, T., Stines, E., Hamon, J., Turner, L., Rowe, M. (2008). A Community-driven Obesity Prevention and Intervention in an Elementary School.  Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, 106(3), 104-106.
  • Stanhope, M., & Turner, L. (2006).  Diffusion of the Clinical Nurse Leader Innovation.  Journal of Nursing Administration, 36(9), 1-5.
  • Turner, L. (2008), ancillary author.  Stanhope, M. & Lancaster, J. (eds).  Public Health Nursing, 7th Edition.  Powerpoint Lecture Slides. Case Studies.

Presentations

  • Turner, L., Ponder, J, Christian, G. Undergraduate Community Research in Appalachia.  Poster presentation at Association of Community Health Nurse Educator’s Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 2016.
  • Turner, L. Exercise among Commercial Truck Drivers.  Podium Presentation at Delta Psi chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society Fall Scholarship Meeting, Lexington, Kentucky.  October 2012.
  • Turner, L. & Reed, D. Exercise and Perceived Barriers to Exercise among Commercial Truck Drivers. Podium presentation at University of Kentucky College of Nursing Student Scholarship Showcase, Lexington, Kentucky.  March 2011.
  • Rose, SA, Turner, L., Conigliaro, J., Lineberry, M., Stines, E., Stromberg, A, & Perman, J. School Attendance and Overweight and the Effect of an After-School Physical Activity Intervention.  Poster Presentation at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado. November 2010.
  • Rose, SA, Turner, L.M, Stines, E., Lineberry, M.L., Stromberg, A., Conigliaro, J, & Perman, JA. Community-Driven Obesity Prevention and Intervention in an Elementary School.  Poster Presentation at Center for Clinical and Translational Science’s Fifth Annual Spring Conference, Lexington, Kentucky. March 2010.
  • Turner, LM & Reed, D. Identifying Environmental Influences on Obesity Risk Factors of Commercial Truck Drivers. Poster Presentation at 2010 Annual meeting of the Southern Nurse Researchers Society conference, Austin, Texas. February 2010.
  • Hatcher, J., Studts, C., Dignan, M., Schoenberg, N. & Turner, L., Characteristics of rural Appalachian women who are rarely or never screened for cervical cancer. Podium presentation at 2009 Annual meeting of the Southern Nurses Research Society, Baltimore, Maryland. February 2009.
  • Pedersen, L., J. Sebastian, & M. Stanhope.  Developing a Graduate Nursing Management Education Program.  Poster Presentation.  Kentucky Organization of Nurse Leaders (KONL) Annual Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky. October 2006.
  • Stanhope, M., J. Sebastian, &  Pedersen. The Good Samaritan Nursing Center: A Commonwealth Collaborative. Podium Presentation. Sigma Theta Tau International Research Congress, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  July 2006.
  • Pedersen, L. & S. Barton. Walmart, Soda Pop, and Baby Feeders – The Influence of Community on Infant Feeding. Podium Presentation. Southern Nurse Researchers Society conference, Memphis, Tennessee.  February 2006. Also presented at the 2006 University of Kentucky Student Scholarship Showcase, Lexington, Kentucky and the 2006 Delta Psi Research Papers Day, Lexington, Kentucky.
  • Pedersen, L., M. Stanhope, J. Sebastian. Graduate Certificates in Public Health Nursing. Poster Presentation.  American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Master’s Education Conference, San Antonio, Texas. February 2006.
  • Sebastian, J., M. Stanhope,  Pedersen. Rural-focused Graduate Nursing Management Education.  Podium Presentation. American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Master’s Education Conference, San Antonio, Texas. February 2006.
  • Sebastian, J., M. Stanhope,  Pedersen. Utility of Network Analytic and Geospatial Methods for Nursing Administration Research.  Podium Presentation. National Nursing Administration Research Conference (NARC), Phoenix, Arizona.  October 2005.
  • Stanhope, M., J. Sebastian, &  Pedersen. Geospatial Evidence of Safety-Net Status in Academic Nurse-Managed Centers.  Podium Presentation. Sigma Theta Tau International Research Congress, Hawaii.  July 2005.
  • Stanhope, M., J. Sebastian, &  Pedersen. Indicators of Safety Net Status in Nurse-Managed Clinics: A Roundtable Discussion. Roundtable Discussion.  Bureau of Health Professions All Grantee Conference, Washington, DC.  July 2005.
  • Stanhope, M., J. Sebastian, &  Pedersen. Indicators of Safety Net Status in Nurse-Managed Clinics. Podium Presentation. Southern Nurse Researchers Society (SNRS) conference, Atlanta, Georgia. February 2005.
  • Pedersen, L. & M. Stanhope. Geo Mapping School Clinics: Are we reaching our population? Poster Presentation. Association of Community Health Nursing Educators (ACHNE) conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 2004.  Also presented at the 2005 Southern Nurse Researchers Society (SNRS) conference, Atlanta, Georgia.