Lynn Chilton, RN, MSN, DSN
Professor
Adult Health Nursing Department

Research Interests
 
  • Geriatric and Adult Health
  • Health Policy
  • Immunizations and Infectious Diseases
  • Hypertension
  • Nursing Health and Safety in the Workplace

Education
 
  • DSN, University of Alabama-Birmingham
  • MSN, Mississippi University for Women (GNP specialty)
  • Post Masters FNP specialty, Mississippi University for Women
  • BSN, Marquette University

Completed Research Support
 
  • Chilton, L 2017. Invited to join a Research NP Panelist for the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, entitled: NP INFLUENCE, an Exclusive Panel of NP Opinions Leader.
  • Chilton, L. [Principal Investigator] (2009-2012) for a Title VIII Advanced Education Nursing Program New Competition grant: Announcement HRSA -09-101. The grant was for a new Adult-Geron Nurse Practitioner Program at USA The grant was titled Adult-Geron NPs to Reduce Rural Health Disparities. Recommended for approval with an ORC score of 95. Funded July 2009 for three years for $995,000, of which $303,512 was awarded for past year.
  • Chilton, L. (2010-2012) Submitted - [Principal Investigator] Live Oak Geriatric Education Center: USA Consortium Grant with FSU and FAMU for $2,000,000. USA total requested for five years was $574,586. Scored 89-Not funded. Notified June, 2010.
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Teaching
 

Graduate Courses Taught

  • AHN 589 Adult-Geron Practicum I
  • AHN 592 Adult-Geron Practicum II
  • AHN 594 Adult-Geron Practicum III
  • AHN 596 Adult-Geron Practicum IV

Faculty in core curriculum courses for MSN and DNP students including:

  • NU 608 Evidence-Based Practice and Quality Improvement in Health Care Systems
  • NU 610 Health Care Policy and Finance
  • NU 545 Physio-Patho Basis of Advanced Nursing

Honors and Awards
 
  • Awarded a Certificate of Reviewing from the National Geriatric Nursing Association. This award was given for reviewing manuscripts for Geriatric Nursing, 6-30-17
  • Awarded a Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing from the Journal of Nurse
    Practitioners. This certificate is awarded to peer reviewers who review at least 5 manuscripts within a year and make suggestions to authors, 6-30-17
  • Awarded a Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing from the Journal of Nurse Practitioners. This certificate is awarded to peer reviewers who review at least 5 manuscripts within a year and make suggestions to authors, 6-30-2016
  • Awarded a Certificate of Reviewing from the National Geriatric Nursing Association. This
    award was given for reviewing manuscripts for Geriatric Nursing, 8-16-2016
  • Awarded a scholarship by the End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) to attend an international Conference on Geriatric Palliative and End of Life Care. As a result, I received a Certification as End of Life Nurse Educators Consortium (ELNEC) Core Trainer. 8-19-2015
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Certifications
 
  • Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, ANCC, AL (through 2022)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, ANCC, AL (through 2022)
  • Certified End of Life Nursing Education
  • Consortium (ELNEC) Core Trainer
  • Certified ELNEC Geriatric Trainer