Leslie Beebe MSN, RN
Senior Lecturer

Leslie Beebe received her BSN from Spalding College and her MSN from the University of Kentucky. She has been in the field of psychiatric nursing for the past 31 years. She has worked as a nurse care manager at several inpatient psychiatric units in Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee. Those units included adolescent, adult and substance abuse/detoxification. Beebe has been a psychiatric clinic instructor with the College of Nursing since 2000 and recently began lecturing psychiatric mental health nursing to undergraduate students. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association and was formerly a board member of the Lexington Dream Factory for 16 years. She also has been involved with the Nurses Assisting Nurses (NAN) project, where she provided individual and group work with chemically dependent nurses in Kentucky. Her areas of interest include working with the chronically mentally ill, the underserved, and the chemically dependent.

Contact Information

Phone: (859) 323-0282

Fax: (859) 323-1057




MSN, University of Kentucky, 1988
BSN, Spalding College, 1978


Working with the chronically mentally ill, the underserved, and the chemically dependent


Leslie Beebe's CV


Matthews, J. M., Beebe, L. M. 2013, May. Teaching Students Suicide Assessment in Acute Care – High Risk Screening and Baseline Skills. 9th Annual Faculty Development Workshop: Preparing Tomorrow’s Professional Nurses for Today’s Changing World, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, KY .

Staten, R. R., Matthews, J. M., Beebe, L. M., Cheves, E. P., Rohr, J. M. 2010, October. A community mental health clinical project to promote mental health, engage undergraduate students and serve the community. American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Louisville, KY .