Lisa E. Skemp
Lisa Skemp, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN is Professor and Chair of Health Systems, Leadership, and Policy at Loyola University Chicago. Her Baccalaureate in Nursing is from Viterbo University, La Crosse, Wisconsin. Her Masters of Science in Community Health and Education, and her Doctorate in Gerontological Nursing are both from the University of Iowa. Her community capacity building for healthy aging research was supported by a John A. Hartford Foundation Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Claire M. Fagin Postdoctoral Fellowship. Before joining Loyola University Chicago, she was tenured faculty at the University of Iowa and the Director of the Iowa Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence Global Health Initiatives. She held the Sister Agnes Marie Fitzsimons Endowed Chair of Gerontological Nursing at Our Lady of the Lake College. She is a Fellow in the Gerontological Society of America, the American Academy of Nursing, the University of Iowa Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence, and the Institute of Medicine Chicago. Dr. Skemp has facilitated the development of gerontologic education and scholarship to include faculty development, most recently receiving the Gerontology Society of America Minority Mentorship Award. Curriculum development includes national standards for gerontological nurse educators and for global public health.