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Leadership, Faculty & Staff

Lynette Savage, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Nursing & MSN Program Director

Lynette Savage, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Nursing & MSN Program Director
Nursing
School of Health Professions
Lynette Savage

BS, Sociology, Phillips University (Oklahoma)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Central State University (Oklahoma)

Master of Science, Nursing, University of Colorado

Graduate Certificate in Gerontology, University of Denver

PhD in Management, Walden University

Dissertation examined intuition as a means of preventing medical errors using a mixed methodology of quantitative and qualitative research.

Dr. Savage has clinical experience in intensive care, medical/surgical, oncology, and quality management, community experience in outpatient freestanding clinics, program development with Alzheimer’s Association, case management, and hospice. Courses taught include theory, nursing research, evidence-based practice, leadership, curriculum development, and nursing education courses through distance-learning classes to MSN students.

Committee Membership

  • UGF Curriculum Committee (2016-2019)
  • Quality Matters Work Group (2016-present)
  • UP ISOC (Technology) (2018-present)
  • Faculty Evaluation, Advancement, and Tenure Committee (2019-present)
  • Assessment and Accreditation Team, (2018-present),
  • Graduate Council (2019-present)
  • COVID-19 Work Group 2020

 

Awards

  • Vollum Fellowship Award in Nursing and Allied Health, 2007 Grant in support of Nursing Research from Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
  • University of Providence Distance Learning Teaching Excellence Award 2017-2018

 

Memberships

  • American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety (ASPPS) – 2013 to present
  • National League of Nursing – 2013 to present
  • Providence, (Oregon) Institutional Review Board – 2010 to present; Co-Chair Minimal Risk and Behavioral IRB Panel 2020 to present
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) NCIN Doctoral Advancement in Nursing Project – 2015
  • Sigma Theta Tau – Beta Psi Chapter – 2012 to present

 

Providence St. Joseph Health Nursing Research Council – 2014 to present