Lisa Anne Bove: DNP, RN-BC, Assistant Professor

Lisa Bove, Assistant professorDr. Lisa Anne Bove is an Assistant Professor and Certified Informatics Nurse at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Her teaching is focused on informatics, as well as project management, EHR implementation and leadership. Dr. Bove teaches distance education courses in the Graduate programs.  

Dr. Bove has worked in healthcare informatics for over 25 years in a variety of positions and has been certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center in Nursing Informatics since 1996. She has focused on improving health through the use of electronic information and improving nurses and physicians work processes using technology in healthcare. She actively advances the field of nursing informatics through involvement in the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) and local informatics nursing groups.  Dr. Bove functioned as the CNIO of a major multi-system hospital system, as a program manager for larger clinical design and implementation projects, and as an educator for both continuing education and college level classes.

She has published and spoken on numerous topics including informatics and project management. She was also on the American Nursing Informatics Association Board of Directors from 2005 to 2012 and was Conference Co-Chairperson in 2010 to 2012. Dr. Bove’s field of study is around ease of use and usefulness specially around real-time point of care documentation in an effort to help improve nurse’s efficiency and allow for both more time caring for the patient and advancing practice through data.


  • 2013, DNP, Informatics, Duke University
  • 1986, MSN, Master of Science in Nursing- Critical Care Nurse Specialist, University of Pennsylvania
  • 1982, BSN in Nursing, Widener University

Areas of Research Interest

  • Implementation Science
  • Technology Adoption
  • Quantified Self

Community Engagements

  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Healthcare Information Management Systems Society
  • American Nurses Informatics Association
  • North Carolina Nurses Association

View Lisa Anne Bove's Curriculum Vitae.