Title: Assistant Professor of Nursing
Hometown: Edmond, OK
Degree: B.S. Nursing; University of Central Oklahoma - M.S.N.; Abilene Christian University - M.P.A.; Golden Gate University - Ph.D. Nursing; University of Oklahoma Health Science - (ABD)
Linda is honored to be the Chair of Nursing at Oklahoma Christian. She is like many who are so excited to finally see a nursing program at OC. Linda has over 23 years of nursing education experience and holds the Certified Nurse Educator recognition through the National League of Nursing. She has taught at all levels of nursing education, diploma, associates, bachelors and masters. She is an active member of the National League of Nursing, Oklahoma League of Nursing, American Nurses Association, Institute of Oklahoma Nursing Education, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, and Sigma Theta Tau. Linda is currently in the PhD in Nursing program at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center with a target graduation date of May 2011. Her area of focus for dissertation includes health policy and healthcare reform. She is even more excited about nursing today than when she first started in 1984. Linda's goal is to motivate her students to expand their horizons and see out new knowledge. Linda is married to Jason and they have two children, Zachary and MaKenzie. She attends the Edmond Church of Christ.