Fiorentino, Lisa

Fiorentino, Lisa
Dr. Lisa Fiorentino
Director of the Center for Rural Health Practice, and Associate Professor of Nursing
Center for Rural Health Practice
Contact Information:
Seneca Building

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.

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.


Bradford Community Health Care Center, Inc., Board Member and Treasurer

Bradford Hospital Auxiliary, Board Member; Scholarship Committee, Member

Niagara University Nursing Advisory Council, Member

Trocaire College Baccalaureate Nursing Advisory Council

Northwest PA Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Board Member

Professional Affiliations:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (formerly the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission), Program Evaluator for Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Nursing

American Anthropological Association

American Nurses Association

Pennsylvania State Nurses Association

Niagara Falls Skating Academy (formerly Stamford Skating Club)