Lynne Hall, DrPH, RN

Lynne Hall, DrPH, RN

Lynne Hall, DrPH, RN

Professor, Associate Dean of Research, and PhD Program Director

Dr. Hall completed doctoral and postdoctoral training in Maternal Child Health at the University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill. She has more than 30 years of teaching experience in PhD education. As an Assistant Dean from 1996-2007, Dr. Hall was responsible for research and the PhD Program at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing. She served as the Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship from 2007-2011. Dr. Hall has held the position of Associate Dean of Research at the University of Louisville School of Nursing since 2011 and also became Director of the PhD Program in August 2020. She served as Principal Investigator or Co-investigator on more than $4.5 million in extramurally funded grants from the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Department of Health and Human Services/Health Resources and Services Administration, and private foundations. Dr. Hall’s research focus is on women’s health. She has 75 data-based, peer-reviewed publications and has presented numerous podium and poster presentations at international, national, and regional research conferences. Dr. Hall has mentored more than 60 PhD students as Doctoral Advisory Committee Chair, Co-chair, or committee member. Her research primarily focuses on women’s mental health, especially the mental health of mothers’ of young children. She also has conducted research on the mental health of college students and methodological studies evaluating the psychometric properties of a number of instruments. Dr. Hall has considerable expertise in quantitative methods.


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Maternal/Child Health, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, 1985
  • DrPH, Maternal and Child Health, Minor Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, 1983
  • MSN, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 1977
  • BSN, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 1974


  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Iota Zeta Chapter
  • Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society
  • American Public Health Association
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society of North America
  • Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society

Professional Activities

  • 2009-present: Reviewer, BioMed Central Journals
  • 2010-present: Reviewer, Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing


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