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Shannon Lizer, PhD, APN, FNP-BC, FAANP
Dean Graduate Affairs and Research  

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Specialty interests:

1. Clinical area of expertise - Occupational health, primary care of the underserved
2. Love to teach differential diagnostics & disease management, and work on student research projects
3. Research interests - worker issues (occupational health) - farmers, role adjustment of APNs, nurse physician collaboration


Rush University - PhD and post MSN certificate FNP
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) - MS in Nursing Service Administration
Northern Illinois University (NIU) - BSN completion
Rock Valley College - ADN Nursing


N539   Differential Diagnosis and Disease Management
N556B Adult - Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum
N556D Immersion - Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum

Board Certifications

Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner - ANCC (American Nurse Credentialing Center)
Certified as COHN-S (Certified Occupational Health Nurse - Specialist) through the American Board of Occupational Health Nurses (ABOHN)

Current Professional Memberships

ISAPN - Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nurses
AANP  - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Sigma Theta Tau International - Phi Omicron Chapter