As the former Supervisor for Health Services for Pasco County Schools, Lisa served 75,000+ students across 84 schools. School nurses in Pasco have 2 - 3 schools with full-time clinic assistants in each school as well as LPNs that provide care for medically fragile students at several locations.
Lisa has been in the Florida education system for over 30 years, working as a school nurse for 15 years, and has retained national school nurse certification (NCSN) since 2002. She has been a member of the NASN and the Florida affiliate for approximately 10 years. She served as FASN secretary and is currently Florida's NASN Director.
Lisa participates on state level committees and coalitions to support an integrated student services model which includes school nursing as a significant partner in the collaborative problem-solving process. She has presented at state and national (NASN) health conferences.
Lisa has been a registered nurse since 1984. She is a proud graduate of Fordham University, the College of New Rochelle, NY and Walden University. Previous nursing experience included practical nursing and CNA instructor, and oncology/medical-surgical nursing.