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Lisa Watson

Title:CNT Faculty Associate
Office:Warde Academic Center


Lisa Watson, MSN, RN, joined SXU in 2014. Before Watson's appointment, she held an array of positions that include work in cardiovascular intensive care, quality improvement coordination, nursing leadership, and case management.

In 2009, Watson received a grant from the Illinois American Recovery and Reinvestment Act that allowed her to complete her MSN at Lewis University. Upon completion, Watson was committed to two years of teaching and chose her alma matter, SXU.

Watson is married and has two school-aged children. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, hiking, yoga, and spending time with her family.


M.S. in Nursing
Lewis University

B.S. in Nursing
Saint Xavier University


  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society of Nursing
  • CCCTM ANCC Certification

Chair Specialized Clinical Interest

Medical Surgical

Courses Taught

  • NURS 376: Holistic Care II
  • NURS 377: Holistic Care Clinical Practice II


Cihlar, K., Goldschmidt, J., Navarro, R., & Watson, L. (2013). "Palliative Care Education for Healthcare Professionals." S.J. Elder (Series Ed.). Healthstream Learning Module (CHM-Chicago Market). Berwyn, IL: MacNeal Hospital