Lillia M Loriz

Chair/Professor

Nursing • Brooks College of Health

Areas of Expertise

Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, HIV, Chronic Illness

Education

PhD (1996) George Mason University, Fairfax, Va (Nursing Administration)

MSN (1987) Marymount University, Arlington, Va (Geriatric Nurse Practitioner)

BSN (1980) Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Biography

Dr Loriz is a Professor in the School of Nursing. She is is the director for the School of Nursing. Dr Loriz is a Nurse Practitioner and maintains a part-time practice at Student Health Services. Her early career started in Washington, DC where she worked closely with HIV/AIDS patients. After completing her PhD, she moved to Florida where she began her employment at the University of North Florida.

Dr Loriz is a beaches resident. She is married to Tony Flaris. Her main hobby is scuba diving, particularly cave diving throughout Florida. She is an avid supporter of the environment, particularly water supply in Florida. 

Awards

2012 Eve Awards Finalist for Education

2010 Jacksonville Health Care Heroes Award

2009 Great 100 Nurses of Florida, Florida Nurses Association

2008 Distinguished Director of the Year Award, Florida Student Nurses Association

2003 Great 100 Nurses of North East Florida Award

2003 Outstanding Achievement Award, Florida Commission on the Status of Women,

Affiliations

Member, Florida Association of Colleges of Nursing (Chair 2009-2014) 2003-present
Member, First Coast Nurse Leaders Consortium (Co-chair 2008-2010) 2006-present

Member, Memorial Hospital Board of Directors, 2014-present
Member, Advisory Board, Mandarin High School Medical Academy 2008-present
Member, Board of Directors, Volunteers in Medicine, Jacksonville 2002-present
Member, A.P. Randolph Academy Advisory Board 2003-present
Member, American Nurses Association/Florida Nurses Association 1998-present
Member, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties 1998-present
Member, Sigma Theta Tau 1987-1998, 2002-present
Member, National Association of Hispanic Nurses 1989-present 

Member,  Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 1987-1998
 


 

Grants and Contracts Awarded

Bloom, K.C, Loriz, L., Cummings, C. & Ahrens, W. (2011). Evaluation of a collaborative mentoring program
for nursing students. National League for Nurses (NLN) ($14,000) (Not Funded)
Loriz, L. (2011). Advanced education nurse traineeship grant 2011-2012. Bureau of Health Professions, Health
Resource & Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services Administration. ($36,982) (Funded)
Loriz, L. (2010). Advanced education nurse traineeship grant 2010-2011. Bureau of Health Professions, Health
Resource & Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services Administration. ($24,927) (Funded)                                                                                                                                

Loriz, L. (2010).  Nurse Education, Practice, and Retention Program 2009-2010. Bureau of Health Professions,
Health Resource & Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services Administration. ($724,265) (Not Funded)
Loriz, L. (2009). Advanced education nurse traineeship grant 2009-2010. Bureau of Health Professions, Health
Resource & Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services Administration.
($39,709) (Funded)
Loriz, L. (2008). Advanced education nurse traineeship grant 2008-2009. Bureau of Health Professions, Health
Resource & Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services Administration. ($25,604) (Funded)
Loriz, L. (2007) SUCCEED Florida Crucial Professions Nursing Program 2007-2008. Florida Department of
Education. ($253,918) (Funded)
Loriz, L. (2007). Advanced education nurse traineeship grant 2007-2008. Bureau of Health Professions, Health
Resource & Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services Administration. ($24,104) (Funded)
Loriz, L. (2006) SUCCEED Florida-Nursing Program Continuation 2006-2007, Florida Department of
Education. ($420,420) (Funded)
Loriz, L. (2006). Advanced education nurse traineeship grant 2006-2007. Bureau of Health Professions, Health
Resource & Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services Administration. ($21,568) (Funded)
Loriz, L., Long, K, & Chally, P. (2005). SUCCEED Florida-Nursing Education Grant Program 2005-2006.
Florida Department of Education. ($1,194,378) (Funded)
Loriz, L. (2005). Advanced education nurse traineeship grant 2005-2006. Bureau of Health Professions, Health
Resource & Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services Administration. ($14,157) (Funded)
Loriz, L. (2004). Advanced education nurse traineeship grant 2004-2005. Bureau of Health Professions, Health
Resource & Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services Administration. ($12,696) (Funded)
Loriz, L. (2003). Advanced education nurse traineeship grant 2003-2004. Bureau of Health Professions, Health
Resource & Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services Administration. ($12,690) (Funded)
Loriz, L. (2002). Advanced education nursing traineeship grant. Department of Health and Human
Services. Washington, DC. ($21,086) (Funded)
Nyquist-Battie, C. & Loriz, L. (2001). Heart failure rehabilitation: Effects of various exercise training
programs on pathophysiology and quality of life in the heart failure patient. College of Health Brooks Research Professorship. ($36,000) (Funded)
 

Publications & Presentations

Refereed Publications

Journal Articles

Welliver, M.., Groom, J., Pabalate, J., Kalynych, N., McDonough, J., & Loriz, L. (2008). Tips and tactics when considering the use of video teleconferencing for distance education. Nurse    Educator, 33 (4), pp.149-150.
Rini, A., & Loriz, L. (2007). Anticipatory mourning in parents with a child who dies while hospitalized. Journal of Pediatric Nursing 22(4), 272-282.
Beers, M., Meires, J., & Loriz, L. (2007). Body Piercing: Coming to a patient near you. The Nurse  Practitioner, 35 (2): 55-60.
Loriz, L. (2004) Excessive daytime sleepiness: How to help your patient manage. Clinical Excellence for Nurse Practitioners. 8 (4).
Loriz, L., & Foster, P. (2001). Focus groups: Powerful adjuncts for program evaluation. Nursing Forum 36 (3), 31-36.
Loriz, L. (2001). Comprehensive primary care for the elderly. Advance for Nurse Practitioners, 9(7), 51-54, 88.
Chally, P.S., & Loriz, L. (1998). Ethics in the trenches: Decision making in practice. American Journal of Nursing, 98(6), 17-20.

Book Chapters

Macha, K., McDonough, J., & Loriz, L (2010). Nursing resources for epidemiology in Macha, K. &
McDonough, J. (Ed) Epidemiology for Advanced Nursing Practice. Boston: Jones & Bartlett. ISBN: 13: 9780763789961
Bednarzyk, M., & Loriz, L (2010). Environmental epidemiology in Macha, K. & McDonough, J. (Ed)
Epidemiology for Advanced Nursing Practice. Boston: Jones & Bartlett. ISBN: 13: 9780763789961
McDonough, J., Macha, K., & Loriz, L. (2010) Alpha and beta agonists and antagonists. In Oullette, R., &
Joyce, J. (Ed) Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthesiology. Boston: Jones & Bartlett. ISBN:
9780763786076
McDonough, J., Loriz, L., & Macha, K. (2009). Learning styles and their effects on clinical instruction in Henrichs, B & Thompson, J (eds) A Resource for Nurse Anesthesia Educators. Park Ridge, IL: American Association of nurse Anesthetists.
Loriz, L., & Trice L. (2008). Understanding the NCLEX in Roux, G & Halstead, J (eds) Issues and trends in nursing: Essential knowledge for today and tomorrow. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlet.
 

LorizContact Information

Building 039A, Room 3104

(904) 620-1053

lloriz@unf.edu


Office Hours

By appointment