Erin C. Keckley is the Director of Health Services and a Famaily Nurse Practioner. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University with a specialty focus of family nurse practioner in 2011. Keckley a graduate of Lipscomb Academy (1998) and of Belmont University (2002) with a Bachelorof Science in Nursing. Currently, Keckley is attending the University of Alabama pursuing a Doctorate of Nursing Practice. Keckley has worked as an RN in surgery, pediatrics, adult health, research, and missions serving in Honduras from 2003-2007. As a nurse practioner, she has worked in primary care with the primarily Spanish-speaking, uninsured Nashville population, and in retail health. Keckley is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practioners and as a Certified Clinical Research Professional. She is a member of the Middle Tennesseee Advance Practice Nurses, American Academy of Nurse Practioners, and American College Health Association. 
Dr. Terri Jerkins serves as the supervising physician for Lipscomb University Health Services.
Melanie Stewart is a Registered Nurse with Lipscomb Health Services. She received her bachelor’s degree from Lipscomb University in Dietetics. She later attended Middle Tennessee State University where she received her degree in Nursing. Melanie worked six years in Neurological Special Care and 12 years in the Cardiac Care Unit before coming to Lipscomb. Melanie is also a member of ACHA and is trained as an instructor for HeartSaver through the American Heart Association.

Frankie Poole has worked at Lipscomb for 12 years in the Business Office before moving to the Health Center in August 2011. She provides customer service at the front desk, collects and manages health record forms, bills for services, and makes appointments for patients. 


Trained student workers greet students, make appointments, take them back to exam rooms, and assist the nursing staff.