Lisa-ann Kelly

Lisa-ann Kelly, MSN, APN, CPNP-PC, CSN

Lecturer of Nursing
School of Nursing and Allied Health, Metropolitan Campus



  • Nursing Management of Children/Families
  • Lab Nursing Management of Children/Families
  • Family Primary Care 1
  • Family Systems Theory
  • Advanced Practice
  • Nursing Role Development


  • MSN, Seton Hall University
  • School Nurse Certificate, Seton Hall University
  • BSN, Seton Hall University

Academic Profile

My full-time Lecturer position allows me to work in the two fields that I love, both teaching and pediatric nursing.  I began my career as a Registered Nurse at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston in the Maternal Child Health Division.  At Saint Barnabas Medical Center, I cared for patients in the Pediatric Ward, Pediatric Step-Down Unit, NICU, Newborn Nursery, and Post Partum Unit.

After obtaining my master’s degree in primary health care nursing, I practiced as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in acute care, chronic care, inpatient and outpatient settings.  My career as a Nurse Practitioner began in The Peds Care Clinic at Clara Maass Medical Center, followed by a position at The Children’s Asthma Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center.  I expanded my role when I entered private practice, working at Watchung Pediatrics, Preakness Pediatrics, and Advanced Pediatrics.   I continue to work in a part-time capacity as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in private practice at iPediatrics.

Throughout my career, I always enjoyed the teaching aspect of nursing.  As a certified school nurse at The Morris County School of Technology and in Lake Parsippany School, I trained teachers in emergency procedures, high school students at health promotion seminars, and grade school children in health education classes.  As a Nurse Practitioner, I served as a preceptor and trained nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and medical students.  In addition, I provided educational seminars to nurses, school nurses, and parents at child preparation classes at Hackensack University Medical Center.  My experience in post-secondary education includes positions as an adjunct professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University and nursing instructor positions at Lincoln Technical Institute and Eastwick College prior to my present full-time position at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

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