Samantha Lilley, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

  • Adjunct Faculty
      • McNeese State University
      • College of Nursing
      • P.O. Box 254
      • Lacassine, LA 70650
      • PHONE:Cell 337-884-4890
      • Email:



  • D.N.P. University of Louisiana At Lafayette, May 2016
  • M.S.N. University of Alabama at Birmingham, December 2011
  • F.N.P.University of Alabama at Birmingham, December 2011
  • B.S.N. McNeese State University, May 2009


Post Graduate Specialty Training

  • Owner of Southern Family Healthcare
  • Nurse Practitioner Managed Primary Care Clinic
  • Care for Patients Across the Lifespan


Licensure and Board Certifications

  • ANCC Board Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner


Academic Positions

  • Adjunct Faculty/Visiting Lecturer, McNeese State University, College of Nursing and Health Professions.
  • Adjunct Faculty/Visiting Lecturer, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions


Honors and Awards

  • Sigma Theta Tau Outstanding DNP Student 2016- McNeese Preceptor Award 2015
  • Member of AANP 2013 – Present
  • Member of LANP 2012 – Present
  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society 2009
    – Present
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society 2009 – Present


Professional Affiliations

  • LANP Member
  • American Nurses Association (ANA) Member
  • Louisiana State Nurses Association (LSNA) Member
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Member
  • League of Women Voters of Louisiana


Areas of Research Interest

  • Health Policy
  • Modernization of Louisiana Healthcare


Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Samantha Lilley. Modernization of Louisiana's Scope of Practice Regulations, Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners Primary Care Conference. Shreveport, LA. October 2015.
  • Samantha Lilley, Kathleen Nolan, Maureen Hensley-Quinn, Eugene Thomas, Dorie Tschudy, Linda Hawkins. Access to Healthcare, 2017 Health Summit: Advancing Policy for a Healthy Louisiana. March 24, 2017.