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Lynn Chilton  

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

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
Bay Area Nurse Practitioners Association (Past President, Member of committee that founded the organization for NPs in the Mobile Bay area)
American Nurses Association, Mississippi Nurses Association, Alabama Nurses Association (Past Delegate to the ANA convention, past member of the Board of Directors of MNA as Health Affairs Director)
Sigma Theta Tau International (Past member of Board of Directors of the Zeta Rho Chapter as President, Secretary, and Treasurer)
American Nurses Credentialing Center (Past Chair of the Content Expert Panel for the national GNP certification exam, invited member of current CEP)

Research and Areas of Interest:
Geriatric and Adult Health
Health Policy
Immunizations and Infectious Diseases
Hypertension
Nursing Health and Safety in the Workplace

Courses Taught:
AHN 589 Advanced Assessment of Adult-Geron Nursing Practicum (course coordinator)
AHN 588 Advanced Adult-Geron Nursing Assessment I
AHN 592 Advanced Adult-Geron Nursing Practicum II (course coordinator)
AHN 591 Advanced Adult-Geron Nursing II
AHN 594 Advanced Adult-Geron Nursing Practicum III (course coordinator)
AHN 593 Advanced Adult-Geron Nursing III
AHN 596 Advanced Adult-Geron Nursing Internship (course coordinator)
AHN 595 Advanced Adult-Geron Nursing IV
NU 507 Health Care Policy and Economics (core course for MSN)
NU 610 Strategic Resource Management in Health Care (course coordinator for DNP core course)

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.
International, national and regional speaker at in numerous professional venues including: Oxford University (England) Roundtable on Geriatrics, American College of Nurse Practitioners, Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association, Pacific Institute of Nursing Research, American Geriatric Society, and National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration/Long Term Care
Author of articles published in various professional sites including: Geriatric Nursing,Journal for Nurse Practitioners, Advance for Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Practitioner World News, The Journal of the Alabama Academy of Science,ACNP Forum, Medscape, Mississippi Medical News, Mississippi RN, and National Association of Geriatric Centers Pipeline.

     
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