Karen Lipford

DNP, APRN
Teaching Faculty II
Dr. Karen Lipford

Contact Information

Office Location
SCN 448
Phone
(850) 644-5706
Fax
(850) 644-7660

Education

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

License/Certification

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

Biography

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.