Lisa Eichelberger, PhD, RN
Dean at Clayton State University, College of Health & Professor of Nursing
Dr. Lisa Eichelberger is Dean and Professor of the College of Health at Clayton State University (CSU) in Morrow, Georgia. Dr. Eichelberger, at the age of 35, became the Dean of the School of Nursing at Mississippi College (MC), making her one of the youngest nursing deans in the country. She served as Dean at MC for eight years prior to coming to Clayton State in 1996 to help establish a Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing. As Dean of the School of Nursing at CSU, she led the efforts to establish a Master of Science Degree for nursing in 2006 which is now fully accredited. Through research grants from Kaiser Permanente, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Health Resources and Services Administration and the Advanced Nursing Education Project, Dr. Eichelberger has improved and expanded nursing education opportunities for students. She co-authored a textbook on nursing theory, using an artistic approach to help beginning students understand the complex subject.