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College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

Faculty and Staff Profile

Lisa Miller

Assistant Professor

Office: 437 Edwards Hall

Phone: 864-656-3268


Educational Background

Ph.D. Nursing Science
University of South Carolina 2012

MS Nursing-FNP
Clemson University 2007

Cert. Women's Studies
University of South Carolina 2010

BSN Nursing
Clemson University 2000

Courses Taught

Advanced Nursing of Developing Families (NURS 8190/8180) FNP/AGNP Course
Nursing Care of Women and Their Families (NURS 4120) Traditional BS, Accelerated BS
Field Experiences in a Low Resource Country: Peru (NURS 3620) Global Health Certificate


I have over 19 years of experience working with developing families including; newborn healthcare, and women throughout the stages of the lifespan from childbearing years through menopause. Since starting with Clemson University in 2007, I have been involved in the education of undergraduate and graduate nurses in the specialty of obstetrics, gynecology and women’s health. I am a member of AWHOHH, NONPF, NLN and NPWH.

Research Interests

Postpartum depression, vulnerable populations, low income/first time mothers, prenatal care/education, global health

Research Publications

Wessinger, K., Temples, H. & Miller, L. (2018) The Latest in Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Long-Acting Reversible Contraception. The Journal of Pediatric Health Care (In process).
Amerson, A., Miller, L., Glatt, M., Ramsey, K., & Baker, J. (2017) Assessment

of anemia levels in high altitude Peru. Global Journal of Health Science, 9(7), 87-95.
Amerson, A., Whittington, R., & Duggan, L. (2014) Intimate Partner Violence Affecting Latina Women and their Children. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 40(6), 531-536.
Miller, L., Johnson, A., Duggan, L., & Behm, M. (2011). Consequences of the “Back to sleep program” in infants. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 26(4), 364-368.
Chesney, E., Davis, S., Duggan, L., and Natarajan, S. (2010). Does Incidence of Metabolic Syndrome Increase Risk for Certain Cancers? The American Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 14(4), 25-32.

Honors and Awards

2015 Recipient of the Palmetto Gold Nurse Recognition and Scholarship Program Award Recognition of Excellence in Nursing Practice and Commitment to the Profession. Awarded by the South Carolina Nurses Association
2012 Recipient of Dissertation of the Year Award. Awarded by College of Nursing University of South Carolina.
2011 Recipient of Distinguished Graduate Scholar Award. Awarded by Office of Research Breakthrough Magazine University of South Carolina.
2008 Recipient of Nurse Faculty Fellowship, Awarded by Blue Cross Blue Shield and the South Carolina Nurses Foundation

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