Lisa Singleterry, PhD, RN, CNE

Lisa SingleterryLisa Singleterry, PhD, RN, CNE

Office: VFS 308
Ph: (231) 591-3943


Diploma in nursing: Methodist Hospital School of Nursing Lubbock, Texas

BSN- Michigan State University

MSN-Nursing Education from Michigan State University

PhD- Nursing Research from Michigan State University

Areas of Teaching / Academic Specialty

Nursing theory, medical/surgical/ICU, evidenced based practice and course development.

Research / Scholarship


Horodynski, M.A., Olson, B., Baker, S., Brophy-Herb, H., Auld, G., Van Egeren, Lindau, J., & Singleterry, L. (2011). Healthy babies through infant-centered feeding protocol: and intervention targeting early childhood obesity in vulnerable populations. BioMed Central Public Health, 11:868. Retrieved at

Singleterry, L.R., & Horodynski, M.A. (2011). Paraprofessionals’ perceptions on delivering infant feeding lessons to disadvantaged mothers via a self-directed computer-supported method. Health Education Journal. Doi: 10.1177/0017896911425535

Singleterry, L. (2012). Maternal feeding behaviors associated with infant weight gain[doctoral dissertation]. Retrieved from

Singleterry, L. (2014). Student LEARN to present data [QSEN teaching strategy]. Retrieved from

Selected presentations

Singleterry, J. & Singleterry L. (2014, April). Bridging the gap: Management between laboratory and nursing [Podium Presentation]. American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science-Michigan Chapter (ASCLS-MI) [Annual Conference]. Kalamazoo, MI.

Magnifico, T. & Singleterry, L. (2013, December). Patient-centered care at discharge: Phase 1, bringing the pharmacy to the bedside in a small rural hospital [Poster Presentation]. American Society of Healthcare Pharmacists (ASHP) [Annual Midyear Meeting and Exhibitions]. Orlando, FL.

Singleterry, L. (2013, October). Student LEARN to present data [Poster]. National League of Nursing (NLN) Annual Technology Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

Singleterry, L. R. & Horodynski, M.A. (May 25, 2012) Maternal Responsiveness: Early Observation of Mothers Who Bottle Feed is Needed in Reducing the Risk of Childhood Obesity. Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN).  Washington, D.C.. Podium presentation.

Recipient of the 2012 Outstanding AWHONN Research Paper Award.

Singleterry, L.R. & Horodynski, M.A. (April 21, 2012).  Is Anyone Paying Attention to Infant Weight Gain During the First Six Months of Life? Society of Pediatric Nurses (SPN). Houston, Tx. Podium presentation.

Singleterry, L. & Horodynski, M.A. (March, 2011) Childhood Obesity Risk Factor Prevalence: Overweight and Rapid Weight Gain in Early Infancy. Greater Lansing Research Day. Lansing, Mi. Poster presentation.

Singleterry, L. & Horodynski, M.A. (March 2010). Teaching Low-income African-American Mothers about Infant Feeding: Reducing barriers. Sigma Theta Tau Kappa Epsilon (STTI) /WMNAC Gala, Grand Rapids Mi. Poster presentation.

Singleterry, L. (February, 2008). Helping Students Find What They Need on the Internet: Avoiding Information Overload. Spring Learning Institute Conference: Uses of Technology to Enhance Student Learning. Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Mi.Oral presentation.

Professional Memberships & Activities

American Nurses Association (ANA) and ANA-Michigan

National League of Nursing (NLN)

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) /Ferris Vice President AY 12-16