Fiorentino, Lisa

Fiorentino, Lisa
Dr. Lisa Fiorentino
Director of Nursing & Radiological Science, Associate Professor of Nursing, and Director of the Center for Rural Health Practice
Division of Biological and Health Sciences
Contact Information:
248 Swarts Hall

Degrees and Credentials:
Ph.D. SUNY - Buffalo
M.A. Anthropology, SUNY - Buffalo
M.S. Nursing, SUNY - Buffalo
B.S. Nursing, Niagara University
Diploma Nursing Education , Niagara College Mack School of Nursing

Academic Focus:

Courses taught include: 
NUR 0212 Comprehensive Nursing (Leadership)
NUR 1302 Professional Nursing Concepts
NUR 1310 Ethical Dimensions of Professional Practice
NUR 1401 Nursing Research
NUR 1415 Field Research Methods
NUR 1455 Nursing Leadership
PEDC 0174 Fundamentals of Ice Skating
FS 0102 Freshman Seminar


Short Bio:

Dr. Lisa Fiorentino has been a member of the nursing faculty at Pitt-Bradford since 1985 and serves as Director of Nursing & Radiological Science.

Dr. Fiorentino is an avid figure skater and former ice hockey player-- her favorite teams include the Buffalo Sabres and the Detroit Red Wings and her idols include Bobby Orr, Gilbert Perreault, and Stevie Yzerman. She is a member of the Niagara Skating Academy (former Stamford Skating Club) where she practices weekly with professional coaches.

In addition, she enjoys walking, cycling, snowshoeing, cooking (particularly Italian cuisine), movies (comedy), music (all kinds), Chinese opera, playing the piano, and spending time in New York City. Dr. Fiorentino sailed on the fall 2004 Semester at Sea around the world voyage, traveling to nine different countries during the 100-day trip.

Dr. Fiorentino also serves as a program evaluator for baccalaureate and higher degree programs with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (formerly the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission).

In October 2013, she began serving as Director of the Center for Rural Health Practice