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Lori Lioce


Clinical Professor, Executive Director

University of Alabama
in Huntsville

Lori Lioce is a Clinical Professor and the Executive Director of the Learning and Technology Resource Center at The University of Alabama in Huntsville's College of Nursing. She is an AACN board-certified family nurse practitioner and a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioner’s.

As an experienced academician and clinician, Dr. Lioce has had an exceptional career as a pioneer in simulation education with international certifications as a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator-Advanced and Certified Healthcare Simulation Operation Specialist. She has sustained scholarly contributions with over 50 international presentations and 48 publications on healthcare simulation which have been used to advanced healthcare simulation education globally through her seminal, enduring, and collaborative work in setting international best practice standards for simulation-based education (SBE), as well as, standardizing terminology used by simulationists.

Lori has over 30 years of highly-engaged service to the healthcare professions and specializes in simulation operations, curriculum development and implementation, strategic planning, faculty development, simulation design, and programmatic quality improvement. She has received 27 honors and awards, including the Living Legacy Award from Samford University.

Lori serves on the SimGHOSTS Board of Directors, on the Huntsville Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees, Not One More Alabama, Inc board member and is the Editor for the Healthcare Simulation Dictionary for the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.

Dr. Lioce earned her BSN, MSN in Nursing Administration and Post-Master Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate from The University of Alabama in Huntsville and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Samford University.

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