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Lisa  Thompson

Associate Professor

Jointly Appointed, Environmental Health

Dr. Thompson is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at Emory University and affiliated faculty in the Department of Environmental Health in the Rollins School of Public Health. She is the Director of Graduate Studies for the PhD program in nursing. She is a member of the Network for Evaluation and Implementation Sciences at Emory University (NEISE). She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Thompson is a member of the Sustainability Vision Committee for the Emory Office of Sustainability, and a faculty member on the Emory University Senate, Committee on the Environment. She is the co-chair for the research working group, part of the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments. She serves on the American Academy of Nursing Expert Panel on Environmental and Public Health. Dr. Thompson received her BSN, MSN and FNP degrees from San Francisco State University. She received her MS and PhD degrees in Environmental Health Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. Before coming to Emory in 2017, Dr. Thompson was on faculty in the School of Nursing at the University of California, San Francisco.

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Atlanta , GA 30322


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  • PhD 2008, University of California, Berkeley
  • MS 2004, University of California, Berkeley


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