Lynn E. George, PhD, RN, CNE is the Dean of the College of Health and Wellness at Carlow University. Dr. George is a graduate of Indiana University of Pa (BSN), University of Pittsburgh (MSN), and Duquesne University (PhD). She is an author and frequent guest speaker on topics of women’s health, academic service partnerships, education and leadership. Dr. George is a site evaluator for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and certified as a nurse educator (CNE). She teaches in the graduate programs in the College of Health and Wellness and serves on several nursing education advisory boards, the UPMC Academic Service Partnership Council and is a member of the Board of Directors for Heritage Valley Health System.


Thompson, R. & George, L. (in press) Bullying in the workplace: The effect of an online educational module on learner self-efficacy. MEDSURG Nursing.

George, L.E. (2015). Academic Service Partnerships, Faculty Knowledge/Skills Development Program. Nursing Knowledge International, STTI. Retrieved:

Bires, A.M., Kerr, B. & George, L. (2015) Osteomyelitis: An overview of imaging modalities. Critical Care Nursing Quarterly 38(2), 154-164.

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., Davidson, L. J., Serapiglia, 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 [Online]. 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. E. (2004). Nurses’ use of the media to provide public health information during a Hepatitis A outbreak. Journal of Professional Nursing, 20,134-136.

Davidson, L. J., George, L., Kalevitch, M., & Rudd, D. (2004). How the largest hepatitis A outbreak in United States history invaded our community and what we did. Nursing 2004, 34(6), 44-47.

George, L. E. (2013). Advancing education for nurses: Now is the time. Healthcare News.

George, L. E. (2011). Re-Imagining degree completion programs for nurses. Hospital News 9.

George, L.E. (2008). Technology update. Hospital News 3.

George, L.E. (2007) A year in review. Hospital News 12.

George, L.E. (2007) Looking forward. Hospital News 1.

George, L.E. (2005). Technology in Nursing. Hospital News 9.

George, L. (2004). Considering graduate education in nursing? Hospital News 12.

George, L. & Davidson, L.J. (2004). Technology in nursing education. Hospital News 9.

Book Chapters:

Ryan, (George) L. G. (1999). Maternal/infant care. In M. Ayers, A. Bruno, & R. Langford (Eds.), Community-based nursing care: Making the transition (pp. 93-130). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Ryan, (George) L.G. (1989). A critique of nursing: Human science and human care. In J. Riehl-Sisca (Ed.), Conceptual models for nursing practice (3rd ed.) (pp. 237-244). Norwalk, CT: Saunders

Research Interests

2014-2015 Dedicated Education Unit and Student, Nurse and Patient Outcomes

2012-2014 Dedicated Education Unit (DEU) Impact of the Dedicated Education Unit on Student Self - Efficacy. 

2012 Use of iPad Technology by Undergraduate Nursing Students in Three Distinct Learning Environments: Classroom, Clinical, and Nursing Lab. 

2007 PDA use in nursing education. 

2001 Lack of preparedness for the postpartum period: Primiparous women’s experiences following vaginal childbirth. 

1990 Well-being in multiple-role women pursuing a graduate degree in nursing.