Karen Lipford

Teaching Faculty
Karen Lipford

Contact Information

(850) 644-7660
SCN 448

Karen D. Lipford, PMHNP-C, FNP, EdD, DNP brings more than 30 years of experience in nursing practice and academia. The primary focus of her career has been in mental health care, both inpatient and outpatient settings with populations ranging from ages of 4 years to seniors. Research interests have included cancer screening activities of rural women, indicators of success in a nursing program, and mental health care.


DNP, Troy State University
Post MSN Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner University of South Alabama
EdD, University of West Florida
MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner Florida State University
BSN, Florida State University
ADN, Chipola College


Family medical nurse practitioner license Florida
Psychiatric nurse practitioner license Florida
ANCC Psychiatric nurse practitioner board certification