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  • Lishia Simmons Lee, PhD, RN-BC


    Assistant Professor of Nursing



    • Phone: (601) 815-9272
    • Fax: (601) 984-6206
    • E-mail: lslee@umc.edu
    • Office: Jackson campus


    Dr. Lishia Lee has been a full-time instructor in the University of Mississippi School of Nursing Traditional BSN program since 2008. She earned her Doctor of Philosophy in clinical health sciences from the School of Graduate Studies at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in May 2015. Previously, she was a clinical nurse educator at Batson Children's Hospital and part-time clinical faculty at the School of Nursing. She continues to work PRN as a staff nurse in general pediatrics. She has been certified in pediatric nursing through the American Nurses Credentialing Center since 2001 and currently serves as chair for the ANCC Pediatric Content Expert Panel. Her clinical interests include diabetes, childhood nutrition and obesity.