“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.”

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Lisa Terry


Lisa 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.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Healthcare Security
  • Police Management 
  • Alert Managemet
  • Risk Assesment
  • Process Management Complience
  • Corporate staff

Career Highlights

Over the course of Lisa’s career she’s served with distinction as Chief of Campus Police & Public Safety for WakeMed Health and Hospitals in Raleigh, North Carolina; and later on at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia in the same capacity.

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 authored:

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

Accreditations and Credentials

  • Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA),
  • Certified Protection Professional (CPP) International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS)
  • Former president, Active member
  • ASIS International Healthcare Council, Active Member