Elizabeth Stone, PhD, RN, FAEN, CPEN, CHSE

Clinical Assistant Professor

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Nursing
Carrington Hall, CB #7460
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460

Elizabeth is a Clinical Assistant Professor at UNC Chapel-Hill’s School of Nursing. She also works part-time as a pediatric emergency nurse. She has a PhD in Nursing Science and an MSN in Healthcare Systems as a Clinical Nurse Educator and Clinical Nurse Leader. Elizabeth’s research interests include pediatric triage, pediatric head injury assessment, the Emergency Severity Index (ESI), clinical decision rule development, and data science.

In addition to her academic and hospital positions, Elizabeth is heavily involved in her professional organization, the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA). She has served as a volunteer on ENA’s Position Statement Review Committee and on the ENA Institute of Education Advisory Board, and has served as lead author for several ENA Position Statements. In 2019, Elizabeth was appointed to be the ENA liason to the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Committee of Pediatric Emergency Medicine (CoPEM).

Elizabeth has experience lecturing on a local and state level on nursing research, evidence-based practice, and informal nursing leadership, and on a national level on pediatric assessment and triage, and pediatric head injuries. She has also served as an expert nurse witness for several pediatric medical/legal cases.