Elizabeth Turner, M.A.

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
1207 17th Ave. South
Suite 202
Nashville, TN 37212
Phone: 615-322-8238
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: September 21, 2021

Elizabeth Turner

Primary Activity Coordinators: Information/Dissemination
Discipline(s): English
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Education: Bachelor of Arts, English, Tennessee Technological University
Master of Arts, English, Tennessee Technological University


Elizabeth Turner has been with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center since 2012. She has earned bachelor's and master's degrees in English from Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville. Prior to coming on board at the VKC, she worked for several years as a journalist and newspaper section editor.

Elizabeth's specialization is internal and external event management. Regular projects include the Kennedy Center Lecture Series on Development & Developmental Disabilities and Neuroscience Graduate Seminar Series; VKC-sponsored and -co-sponsored seminars, workshops, and special lectures;and the annual Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Science Day. 

In addition, she maintains the VKC's social media platforms, drafts the weekly "Monday Morning Message" e-newsletter, and crafts news articles for the VKC website and VKC Communications materials including VKC Notables, UCEDD Connections, and Discovery print and online publications.