Dr. Lisa Campbell, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC

Past Chair, APHA, Public Health Nursing Section

Dr. Lisa Campbell, PHNA-BC is a professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing, where she teaches in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. She has been a registered professional nurse for 34 years. Her teaching focus for doctoral students is population health, epidemiology, and health policy. Through her teaching role, Dr. Campbell engages students in real world population health and policy projects. Her research includes: changes in public health nursing practice and the Affordable Care Act and WIC peer counselor support and breastfeeding. Dr. Campbell founded Population Health Consultants, LLC a company whose mission is building human capital in order to improve population health. She consults with communities to evaluate local public health systems, facilitates community health needs assessments, community health improvement plans, and strategic planning for local and regional public health departments. Recently she served as the director of the Victoria County Public Health Department that served three counties. She led a diverse staff and implemented initiatives to advance public health in these urban and rural communities. Dr. Campbell is the chair for the American Public Health Associate Public Health Nursing Section and a member of the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments’ Board of Directors. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice with a focus in public health nursing from the University of Tennessee College of Nursing, Memphis and her BSN and MSN from the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing, Houston.