LISA TERRYLisa Terry has significant experience in healthcare security and police management. She has most recently retired from her position as Director of Hospital Police & Transportation at UNC Hospitals.

Previous Experience includes:

• WakeMed Health and Hospitals – Raleigh, NC Chief of Campus Police & Public Safety

• Eastern Virginia Medical School – Norfolk, Virginia Chief of Police & Public Safety

Lisa has been fortunate to collaborate with some of the country’s greatest minds in healthcare, security, and police. She shares her knowledge, strategies, and lessons learned for successfully preventing and mitigating violence in the books that she has

  • “Preventing Violence in the Emergency Department”
  • “The Active Shooter Response Toolkit for Healthcare Workers”


  • International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS)
  • Former president, Active member
  • ASIS International Healthcare Council
  • Active Member


  • Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA)
  • Certified Protection Professional (CPP)

“Healthcare security professionals will work right alongside the hospitals of tomorrow as we create a new patient experience together: One that is built on trust, compassion, collaboration, and a better way to heal. As hospitals and health systems face increased pressure to reduce operational costs and improve patient outcomes, the healthcare security professional is an integral part of the support services team.”

Lisa Terry’s Bio