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Associate Professor of Nursing

M.S. Nursing, University of Tennessee
B.S. Biology/Chemistry, East Tennessee State University

Email: lelliott@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5431
Came to Tusculum: 2014

Lizanne Elliott is an Advanced Practice Nurse/manager/educator with diverse expertise in the health care field and nursing education.  Her undergraduate degree is from East Tennessee State University and graduate degree in nursing from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.  She is currently beginning a doctoral program in nursing at Vanderbilt University.  Prior to coming to Tusculum College she has worked with a Fortune 500 company (United Health Care), a family residency training program, in state and private primary care clinics and with a mobile medical outreach RV clinic seeing uninsured/underinsured patients in Tennessee and Virginia.  Ms. Elliott previously has been an adjunct professor with the University of Tennessee, East Tennessee State University and assistant professor with King University for five years.  Her areas of expertise include: strategic planning, clinic development, clinic management, direct patient care and education of a variety of students in health related fields.  Her particular interests include motivating patients to become experts in managing their own health issues, cost savings for business operations and in education creating an atmosphere of query and research for student engagement in their future profession.  She is actively involved with Holston Habitat for Humanity as a family sponsor, Holston District Conference of United Methodist Women as the Reading Chairperson, Family Promise (Interfaith Hospitality network) and Crossroads Medical Mission.  “My mission is to work as God’s servant in His kingdom and go where He chooses to place me for His service here on earth.”


For hobbies she enjoys mission trips and travel, horse related activities and spending time with her husband Perry, their two Scottie dogs and extended families.


Ms. Elliott will be teaching Health Assessment, Pharmacology, Community Health Nursing, Adult Health, Health Informatics, Nursing Research and other areas as needed.


Professional Organizations:

American Nurses Association

Tennessee Nurses Association

Sigma Theta Tau

United Methodist Women