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

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, innovative teaching methods in undergraduate nursing education, simulation, and the use of immersive virtual reality simulation (VR Sim) in interprofessional education. She is a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator.

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

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 is co-editor of “Pediatric Update” in the Journal of Emergency Nursing.