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College of Nursing Faculty

Lynne Nemeth, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

Medical University of South Carolina
College of Nursing
99 Jonathan Lucas Street
MSC 160
Charleston, SC 29425-1600

Telephone: (843) 792-9122
Fax: (843) 792-2099

Dr. Lynne Nemeth is a Professor with Tenure, in the College of Nursing, who teaches in the PhD program. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, her Master of Science degree from Boston College as a Clinical Nurse Specialist, and her PhD degree from the Medical University of South Carolina, in Nursing Science.

She has extensive clinical, educational, administrative expertise and research experience in emergency, trauma, critical care and neuroscience settings. She has been a clinical nurse specialist, nurse manager, project manager, and led program development and evaluation in various clinical settings across the continuum of healthcare settings in New York, Boston and Seattle prior to coming to MUSC.  She had led a broad range of outcomes, care management and system improvement as a director at the MUSC clinical enterprise prior to her faculty appointment. 

Dr. Nemeth is currently principal investigator for an NIAAA funded study “A Virtual Learning Collaborative for Alcohol Screening, Intervention and Treatment in Primary Care” within the Primary care Practices Research Network (PPRNet), a primary care research network.  She developed conceptual frameworks for the PPRNet-Translating Research into Practice (TRIP) improvement model and practice development model, and has expertise in implementing and evaluating theory-based interventions.  She is an expert qualitative, mixed methods researcher with an emphasis on process evaluation and implementation research.  Dr. Nemeth has served as co-investigator or principal investigator on a series of federally funded research within PPRNet since 2005, and currently collaborates with the Technology Applications Center for Healthful Lifestyles (TACHL) on mHealth and telehealth applications. She chairs or mentors numerous PhD dissertations, and mentors post-doctoral fellows and junior faculty in research methods.

Keywords: implementation science, qualitative research, mixed methods research, quality improvement, primary care