Lisa Catherine Lindley, PhD, RN, FPCN, is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She received her doctoral degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and master’s degree in business from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Dr. Lindley is a child health services and policy researchers. Her research focuses on health care delivery systems and policy interventions that promote consistent, continuous, and coordinated end-of-life care for children with serious illness and their families. Special populations of interest include children with intellectual disability and multiple complex chronic conditions, along with those in foster care. Dr. Lindley has expertise in advanced statistical techniques, data management, and claims-based data. She has received a NIH pre-doctoral fellow (T32), AHRQ dissertation award (R36), NIH career development award (K01), and NIH research project (R01) funding in support of her research work. Dr. Lindley is a Fellow in Palliative Care Nursing.
Dr. Lindley teaches courses in quantitative analysis and health care economics in the graduate program in the College of Nursing. She is also an active member of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, Pediatric Palliative Care Special Interest Group and Palliative Care for People with Learning Disabilities Network.