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Pilling, Lucille

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Lucille B. Pilling, RN, EdD

Lucille B. Pilling, RN, EdD

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901 Walnut Street
10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Medical School

EdD - Columbia University, Teachers College, New York, NY - 2003
MPH - Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY - 1994
BSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA - 1970

University Appointment

Adjunct Instructor, Jefferson College of Population Health - 2014

Research Interest


Dr. Lucille B. Pilling’s passion is access to health care, particularly for women. She has over 30 years of global public health experience managing complex, multi-organizational initiatives. Pilling was vice president of International Programs at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, senior program officer for a Bill & Melinda Gates initiative, managed primary health care programs in Africa and Latin America and provided short-term technical assistance around the world. Dr. Pilling teaches at Thomas Jefferson University School of Population Health and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. She works with the Non-communicable Disease Roundtable and the Reproductive Health Access Project and volunteers at Planned Parenthood Southeastern PA and Christ Church. Her current research is on developing interprofessional syllabi for public health nursing in the community.  She also is collaborating on a study regarding the social determinants of health of agave farm workers. Pilling graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BS in nursing and from Columbia University with an MPH and EdD.


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