Dr. Linda Johanson is originally from Illinois. She completed her bachelor and master's degrees in nursing from the University of Illinois and her doctorate in education from Northern Illinois University. She has practice experience as a registered nurse in the OR, adult health, and critical care. Dr. Johanson has been employed in nursing education since 1980, having taught at St. Francis Medical Center School of Nursing, Northern Illinois University, Cabarrus College of Health Sciences, the University of North Carolina Charlotte, and Lenoir-Rhyne University. Dr. Johanson has published several manuscripts in scholarly journals, and has presented research both nationally and internationally. Her research interests are nursing education and global health, and she has been the recipient of several teaching awards including the Bost Distinguished Professor Award (2008) and the UNCC Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (2001). Dr. Johanson has also been a regular participant of medical mission work since 1997 having traveled to Russia, Honduras, Mexico, Uganda, Myanmar, Guatemala, Africa, and the Philippines. She has led student nurses in a study abroad course to the Yucatan every spring since 2005. She is also an avid distance runner, reader of fiction, and enjoys going to theater.
Title: Associate Professor, Phased Retirement
Department: Department of Nursing
Email address: Email me
Phone: (828) 262-8039
Fax: (828) 262-8066