Nursing Program

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

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

At Berea College since Aug 2012

Contact Information:

Hafer-Gibson Nursing Building, Room 120
Phone: 859-985-3625
Fax: 859-985-3395
Ext: 3625
E-Mail: turnerli@berea.edu
CPO 2190

Office Hours, Spring 2016:

Mondays 1-4pm
Tuesday 3-4pm
or by appointment

Class Schedule:

  • NUR 449 (Tue: 10:00 am – 11:50 am) (Tue: 1:00 pm – 2:50 pm)
  • NUR 450 (Wed: 10:00 am – 11:50 am) (Wed: 1:00 pm – 2:50 pm)

Degrees

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

Courses

  • 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

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.
  • President of the Berea College Nursing Honor Society

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), section 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. 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, & L. 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, L. 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, L. 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, & L. 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, & L. 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, & L. 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. Geomapping 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.

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