Professional Bio


  • Ph.D. in Nursing, University of Colorado, Denver
  • M.S. in Community Health Nursing, University of Colorado, Denver
  • B.S.N., Arizona State University

Professional Memberships

  • Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Kappa Chapter, Chair, Scholarship Committee, Appointed, 2011-present.
  • National Nursing Centers Consortium, Education and Program Development Committee
  • American Nurses Association
  • Colorado Nurses Association
  • National League for Nursing
  • American Organization of Nurse Executives
  • Friends of Nursing (Past Chair of Nominating Committee)
  • Regis University President's Council
  • Regis University Sullivan Program for Free Enterprise, Board member

Clinical Expertise & Certifications

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist in Community Health Nursing with Master's Focus in Nursing Management
  • CEO, Moving Mountains Community Health Services, Denver, CO
  • Certified Nurse Educator

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests:

Diffusion and Sustainability of Innovations: "Sustainability of Evidence-Based Healthcare" (Consultant, National Study funded by AHRQ/Barnes-Jewish, 2011-Present)

Advanced Practice in Nursing: "A Case Study of the Clinical Nurse Leader Role" (PI, 2010-2011); "The Wisdom of the Willow: The History of the Nurse Practitioner" (PI, DVD Documentary Edition, 2006); "Out of the Briar Patch: Diffusion and Sustainability of Nurse-Managed Practice" (PI, 2001-2003, followed by numerous consultations 2004-Present)

Interdisciplinary Teaching Effectiveness: "A Correlation Study of Communication Skill Level and Electronic Social Networking Usage Among Health Care Students" (Co-PI, 2009-Present)

BSN Graduates' Readiness for Practice: "The Preceptor Experience" (Co-PI, 2007-2009); "The Senior Practicum Experience" (Co-PI, 2009-2011)


Casey, K., Fink, R., Jaynes, C., Campbell, L., Cook, P., & Wilson, V. (2011). Readiness for practice: The senior practicum experience. Journal of Nursing Education, 50(11), 646-652. doi: 10.3928/01484834-20110817-03.

Campbell, L., Gilbert, M. A., & Laustsen, G. R. (2010). Clinical coach for nursing excellence. Philadelphia: Davis.


Suit, L., & Campbell, L. (February 22, 2013) Countdown to accreditation: concept mapping for a quality curriculum. Metro State University Teacher-Scholar Forum. Denver, CO.

Campbell, L. (October 27, 2012) An Academic-Community Partnership to Imbue an Accelerated BSN EBP Course with Real World Meaning, 39th Annual National Conference of the Professional Nurse Educators Group: Nurse Educators: On a Journey of Excellence, Philadelphia, PA.

Campbell, L. (2011) 22nd Annual Rocky Mountain Regional Multidisciplinary Research and Evidence-Based Practice Symposium 2011, Denver: An Academic-Community Partnership for EBP: Giving Voice to Patient Preferences for a Young Man Living with Locked-in Syndrome

Casey, K., Fink, R., Campbell, L., Jaynes, C., Wilson, V., & Cook, P., (2009) 20th Annual Rocky Mountain Regional Multidisciplinary Research and Evidence-Based Practice Symposium 2009, Denver: Readiness for Practice: The Senior Practicum Experience

Campbell, L. (2008) Making Evidence Based Research Work for You,” Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center Annual Research Symposium 2008, Denver: Evidence-Based Practice: What Is It, Who Uses It, and What Are Levels of Evidence?

Awards & Recognition

  • Funded Research Award, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Alpha Kappa Chapter-at-Large: A Case Study of the Clinical Nurse Leader Role, 2011