Dr Lisa Domenico

President-Elect, IntNSA USA

Dr. Lisa Domenico currently serves as the President-Elect of IntNSA USA.  She co-founded the Florida Chapter of IntNSA in 2017 and has since, continued to serve as the President of IntNSA Florida.  She has also served on a variety of IntNSA committees since becoming a member of IntNSA in 2007.  Dr. Domenico is a former recipient of IntNSA’s Lois Widley Memorial Scholarship.

Dr. Domenico completed her BSN at York University in Toronto, Ontario Canada; followed by her PhD at the University of Michigan School of Nursing.  Her dissertation worked focused on proposing and testing a model explaining the cognitive origins of impaired problem recognition among individuals with alcohol use disorder, which she further tested and elaborated upon during a two-year NIDA sponsored Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Florida.

Dr. Domenico has served as an Assistant Professor been with the University of Florida College of Nursing since 2017, where she enjoys teaching students across all UF College of Nursing programs (BSN, DNP and PhD).  Her research is focused on identifying neurocognitive factors that influence self-perception and behavior change among individuals with substance use disorders. She utilizes a combination of structural and functional neuroimaging, neurocognitive and neurobehavioral measures, and diagnostic interviewing in her research. Her research and training has been funded by NIH/NIDA, Florida Department of Health, Sigma Theta Tau, and the University of Florida CTSI, as well as through additional private grants, fellowships and scholarships.  Her research has been published both nationally and internationally.