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

Assistant Professor

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Nursing
Campus Box #7460
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460

Dr. Stone is an Assistant Professor at UNC Chapel-Hill’s School of Nursing and has over fifteen years of experience as a pediatric emergency nurse.  She is an Anne Belcher Interprofessional Scholar for 2023/2024.  Dr. Stone has a PhD in Nursing Science and an MSN in Healthcare Systems as a Clinical Nurse Educator and Clinical Nurse Leader. Her research interests include the use of immersive virtual reality simulation (VR Sim) in interprofessional education, innovative teaching methods, simulation, pediatric triage, and pediatric head injury assessment.

Dr. Stone is heavily involved in national and global advocacy through her professional organization, the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA). She has served on ENA’s Position Statement Review Committee, the ENA Institute of Education Advisory Board, and the ENA Research Advisory Council. She is lead author for several ENA Position Statements as well as several multidisciplinary policy papers related to pediatric emergency care. In 2019, Dr. Stone 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.

Dr. Stone 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 triage and pediatric head injuries.