Lisa C. Lindley is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Tennessee.
She holds her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of
Nursing. Her dissertation entitled, "Providing Hospice Care for Children: An
Organizational Study," was funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research
(T32) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (R36).
As a health services and policy researcher, her research focuses on access, cost, and
quality of pediatric hospice care. Research interests include organizations, geography,
technology, and social media. She has authored and co-authored several pediatric hospice
care manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals including The Journal of Pain
and Symptom Management, American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and Journal
of Palliative Medicine. She has also presented her research at national conferences. Dr.
Lindley teaches healthcare economics, nursing administration, and healthcare leadership.
She is an active member of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau
Nursing Honor Society, and AcademyHealth.