J. Lucy Boyd, RN, BSN Professional Nursing License TN RN # 130337 Verification here: https://apps.health.tn.gov/IVRletter/ivr_response.aspx?prof=HeOh5DgfS%2b%2b%2buJwr6vJEzg%3d%3d&licnum=p0KW7GS%2bGtEiQGSYh76XPw%3d%3d&Filenum=p0KW7GS%2bGtEiQGSYh76XPw%3d%3d
9191 Wood Ln, Lakesite, TN 37379
(423) 843-1331 Lucy@JLucyBoyd.com
Chattanooga State College, Chattanooga, TN 1985 Major: Psychology
Livingston School of Practical Nursing, Livingston, TN 1991 LPN Diploma
University of the State of New York - Regents College, Albany, NY 2000 Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Concentration in Psychology
101 Ways to Score Higher on Your NCLEX, Sole Author, Atlantic Publishing Company, 2010
The Complete Guide to Healthy Cooking and Nutrition for College Students, Sole Author, Atlantic Publishing Company, 2010
Your Mental Health Questions Answered, Sole Author, Big Apple Publishing Company, 2011
1991 - 1992 Skilled Care Charge Nurse, Bowman’s Nursing Center, Ormond Beach, FL
Responsible for care of thirty geriatric clients. Supervised three staff members.
1992 - 1996 Medical / Surgical, Cardiac and Psychiatric Nurse, STAT Medical Services, Knoxville, TN
Cardiac, psychiatric, substance abuse treatment, crisis intervention, medical / surgical, intensive care, pediatrics, geriatrics and private duty nursing.
2000 - 2001 House Supervisor, Cumberland Hall Psychiatric Hospital, Chattanooga, TN
Provided direct care as well as supervised nine staff members at an adolescent residential
and acute psychiatric care hospital. Admitted and monitored suicidal and violent clients.
2001 - 2002 Clinical Research Coordinator, The Chattanooga Heart Institute, Chattanooga, TN
Managed two clinical trials (one in-house trial and one hospital trial), worked with implanted medical
devices, recruited patients, managed liaisons with and prepared reports for pharmaceutical companies, the
Food and Drug Administration, and the Institutional Review Board. Supervised one staff member.
2002 - 2003 Charge Nurse, Parkridge Medical Center - Senior Life Center, Chattanooga, TN
Charge nurse for higher functioning level of psychiatric geriatric acute care facility. Assessed and
treated suicidal and violent clients who had concommitant medical issues. Supervised two staff members.
2003 – Present Registered Nurse, Researcher and Psychiatric Epidemiologist, Chattanooga, TN
Medical research. Healthcare consultancy and advocacy for private clients. Active State of TN registered
nursing license. Medical/pharmaceutical/biotech investigative research for Article One Partners.
2003 - 2007 President, Boyd Intellectual Properties, Lakesite, TN
Management of a medical Intellectual Property portfolio and medical consultancy
2008 - 2010 Legal Writer, Jury Verdict Review Publications, Inc., Springfield, NJ
2009 - Present Medical, Nutrition and Food Writer and Editor
Write and edit for the Livestrong Foundation and the Houston Chronicle. I’ve written over 900 medical and nutrition articles with more than 7 million page views, and edited and served as subject matter expert for more than 300. Author of feature articles for Private Investigator Magazine, Pizza Today and A & U, America’s AIDS Magazine. DSM-5 and nursing expert for Licensure Exams, Inc. for which I have provided over 500 hours of testing material. I just concluded a temporary full-time position as writer for Ancestry.com.
A few project specifics:
2011 RN to BSN course-writing project for The Research Masters (NPS RemPlus)
2012 RN Case Studies writing project for The Research Masters (Pearson Education)
2012 Writer and Editor for Allied Health project for The Research Masters (ATI/Jones and Bartlett Publishers)
2013 RN Assessments – Subject Matter Expert for The Research Masters (Pearson Education)
2013 RN to BSN Course-writing project for The Research Masters (Pearson Education)
Alzheimer Research Forum Member and researcher
American Journal of Nursing Peer Reviewer
Discovery Health Channel’s Health Professionals’ Panel Member and participant in evaluating possible new programs and making specific programming suggestions for the network.
International Academy of Nurse Editors Member
Tennessee Board of Nursing Active Professional Nursing License (RN) 130337
Certified in Advanced Pharmacology
Certified in Intravenous Therapy
Numerous continuing education credits in psychiatric care, research, general medicine, cardiology, and geriatrics
Academic and Professional Honors
Dean’s List each quarter, Chattanooga State College
Valedictorian, Livingston School of Practical Nursing
Most Likely to Succeed, Livingston School of Practical Nursing
Summa Cum Laude, University of the State of New York - Regents College
Nurse of the Year, STAT Medical Services