Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Nursing, Duquesne University
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Education, University of Pittsburgh
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Indiana University of PA

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Creative Academic - Clinical Partnerships- Dedicated Education Unit
  • Nursing Education, Curriculum Development, Measurement and Evaluation
  • Technology in Nursing Education
  • Online Education
  • Academic Administration


  • George, L.E. (2013). Advancing education for nurses: Now is the time. Healthcare News
  • Nellis, D. L. & George, L.E. (2012) Preliminary exploration of the use of a medical malpractice self study module. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 43(6), 225-229. 
  • George, L. E. (2011). Re-Imagining degree completion program for nurses.  Hospital News
  • George, L. E., Davidson, L. J.,Seripiglia, C., Barla,S. & Thotakura,A. (2010). Technology in nursing education. Journal of Professional Nursing, 26(6), 371-376.
  • George, L. & Davidson, L. (2005). PDA use in nursing education: Prepared for today, poised for tomorrow. OJNI. Vol 9, No.2 Available at
  • George, L.E. (2005). Lack of preparedness: Postpartum women's experiences. MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 30(4), 251-255.
  • Davidson, L. J., George, L., Kalevitch, M.,& Rudd, D. (2004). How the largest hepatitis A outbreak in the US history invaded our community an dwhat we did. Nursing 2004, 34(6), 44-47.
  • Davidson, L.J. & George, L. E. (2004). Nurses' use of the media to provide public health information during a Hepatitis A outbreak. Journal of Professional Nursing, 20, 134-136.


  • 2014 - Elsevier Faculty Development Conference. Academic and Practice Partnerships: Preparing Nursing Students for Future Practice
  • 2014 - The Portland Model DEU: A Journey to Future Possibilities National Conference - Effect of the DEU on Student Self Efficacy
  • 2013 - Sigma Theta Tau 42nd Biennial Convention, Indianapolis, Indiana, Effect of the Dedicated Education Unit on Student Self Efficacy
  • 2012 - UPMC Summit - Academic Servie Partnership - The Dedicated Education Unit(DEU)
  • 2010 - Academic - Service Partnerships, MSN Conference, AACN, New Orleans, LA
  • 2008 - PDAs in Nursing Education, Workshop, York College, York, PA
  • 2008 - Educational Technology, Faculty Development Conference, AACN, Nashville, TN (invited speaker)
  • 2007 - PDAs in Nursing Education, Conference, AACN Semi-Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
  • 2007 - Education Technology, Faculty Development Conference, AACN, Houston, Texas
  • 2006 - Nursing and the Media, Sigma Theta Tau International, Eta Xi Chapter, Gannon University, Erie, PA (invited speaker)
  • 2006 - Considering Women's Health, Conference, Deloitte Pittsburgh WIN Council, PA (invited speaker)
  • 2005 - Postpartum Research, Nursing Family Partnership of Western PA, Regional Meeting, Beaver, PA
  • 2005 - Lack of Preparedness: Postpartum women's experiences. Sigma Theta Tau International Research Conference, Kona, HI
  • 2004 - Learning at the Point of Care - PDAs in Health Care Education, Conference, Syllabus, San Francisco, CA
  • 2004 - PDA 101: Introduction of PDAs in a graduate and undergraduate program of nursing. 22nd Rutgers's Annual International Conference, Washington, D.C.