Lisa Burkhart, PhD, RN, ANEF

Title/s:  Professor

Specialty Area: Health services research, spirituality, preventive care in spinal cord injury

Office #:  Lake Shore Campus, BVM Room 912

Phone: 773.508.2923

Email: eburkha@luc.edu

CV Link: 2021 Lisa Burkhart CV


Lisa Burkhart holds a joint appointment as a Professor in the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago and as a Research Health Scientist in the Center of Innovation for Complex Chronic Healthcare at the Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital.  She earned a PhD in nursing from Loyola University Chicago and a master’s in public health from the University of Illinois Chicago.  Clinical experiences cross the healthcare continuum in acute, ambulatory, and community-based adult and geriatric care.  She primarily teaches in the doctoral program.  Dr. Burkhart is a Fellow in the National League for Nursing Academy of Nursing Education.

Research Interests

Dr. Burkhart's research foci include health services research, interprofessional practice, and spirituality/spiritual care in nursing practice, as well as preventive community-based care for Veterans living with spinal cord injury.  She is PI on 3 grants and site liaison for a HRSA grant in primary care (PI-Solari-Twadell).  Research methods include qualitative, quantitative, psychometric, and mixed methods.  

Selected Publications

Link to select publications