Nursing Program

Lisa M. Turner, RN, PHD, PHCNS-BC

Assistant Professor of Nursing;
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Community/Public Health Nursing (PHCNS-BC)

Hafer-Gibson Nursing Building, Room 120
CPO 2190

Office Hours:
Mon: 12:30 p.m. -1:30 p.m.
Wed: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Fri: 2:00 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Or by appointment.

Class Schedule:
NUR 448 (Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.) (Mon/Wed: 9:40 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)
NUR 449 (Mon/Wed: 2:40 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.) (Tues:8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)

Phone: 859-985-3625

Fax: 859-985-3395


At Berea College since Aug. 2012


  • Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2011
  • M.S.N., University of Virginia, 2001
  • B.S.N., University of Virginia, 2000


  • NUR 448, Community Health Nursing
  • NUR 341, Essentials, Health Assessment & Nursing I
  • NUR 342, Essentials, Health Assessment & Nursing II
  • NUR 353, Nursing Research
  • NUR 450 Synthesis in Nursing Practice

Special Interests

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


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

Papers and Publications

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.

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