Lisa Lesneski, PhD, RN


  • B.S.N., Marywood University, 1988
  • M.S.N., Binghamton University, 1991
  • Ph.D., University of Maryland at Baltimore, 2005

Additional Certifications:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification
  • American Heart Association, Basic Life Support Instructor 

Professional Memberships:

  • Emergency Nurses Association
  • National League for Nursing
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Iota Omega Chapter

Research Interests:

  • Emergency Nursing
  • Delay in Treatment
  • Cardiovascular Health 

Dr. Lesneski teaches at the undergraduate level. Her teaching responsibilities include classroom and clinical instruction in community health nursing as well as classroom instruction for the introduction to nursing course. Dr. Lesneski has worked in several hospitals and home health agencies. Currently, she is practicing as a registered nurse in a local hospital's emergency department.

Dr. Lesneski's research interests are cardiovascular health and emergency nursing. Her research identifies why individuals delay seeking treatment when they are having a heart attack. Dr. Lesneski has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented at national and international conferences. She is a manuscript reviewer for Journal of Clinical Nursing. Dr. Lesneski teaches basic life support to health care providers and the community.

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