Lucille B. Pilling, EdD, MPH, BSN, RN
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 923-7583 fax
EdD, Columbia University
MPH, Columbia University
BSN, University of Pennsylvania
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Jefferson College of Population Health
Research & Practice Interests
Dimensions of Global Health
Human Rights of Refugees, Immigrants & the Internally Displaced
Dr. Lucille B. Pilling’s passion is assuring access to health care, particularly for women. She has over 30 years of global public health experience managing complex, multi-organizational initiatives. Dr. Pilling was Vice President of International Programs at Planned Parenthood Federation of America; Senior Program Officer for a Bill & Melinda Gates initiative; managed primary health care programs in Africa and Latin America; and provided short-term technical assistance around the world.
Dr. Pilling teaches at the Thomas Jefferson University College of Population Health and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. She works with the Non-Communicable Disease Roundtable and the Reproductive Health Access Project, and volunteers at Planned Parenthood Southeastern PA and Christ Church. Her current research is on developing interprofessional syllabi for public health nursing in the community. She also is collaborating on a study regarding the social determinants of health of agave farm workers.
Dr. Pilling graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BS in nursing and from Columbia University with an MPH and EdD.
Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications
- Community/public health nursing faculty's knowledge, skills and attitudes of the Quad Council Competencies for Public Health Nurses
- The Global Health Nursing Imperative: Using Competency-Based Analysis to Strengthen Accountability for Population Focused Practice, Education, and Research
- Nursing Students as Epidemiologists: A Simulation Approach
- The Preparation of Community/Public Health Nurses: Amplifying the Impact