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

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

Courses Taught
 
  • Advanced Assessment of Adult-Geron Nursing Practicum (course coordinator)
  • Advanced Adult-Geron Nursing Assessment I
  • Advanced Adult-Geron Nursing Practicum II (course coordinator)
  • Advanced Adult-Geron Nursing II
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Research and Areas of Interest
 
  • Geriatric and Adult Health
  • Health Policy
  • Immunizations and Infectious Diseases
  • Hypertension
  • Nursing Health and Safety in the Workplace

Affiliations
 
  • Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (Past Member of Board of Directors as President Elect, Secretary and Chair of Health Policy Committee)
  • American College of Nurse Practitioners (Past Member of the Board of Directors as Secretary, National Affiliate Representative and Co-chair of the Health Policy Committee
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Awards
 
  • Excellence in Geriatric Education Award from the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (formerly National Conference of Gerontological Nurse Practitioners.)
  • Faculty Scholarship Award from the University of South Alabama (USA) College of Nursing (CON Invited as one of thirty five experts on Gerontology world wide to attend the Oxford Round Table on Aging

Other Activities
 
  • Health Policy Editor for the Journal for Nurse Practitioners
  • Reviewer on the Editorial Board for Advance for Nurse Practitioners
  • Consultant Reviewer for geriatric content in book chapters in Advanced Health Assessment, a text book for Nurse Practitioners.
  • Consultant Reviewer for four chapters in Gerontological Nursing.
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