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Linda Johanson

Contributing Faculty
Linda Johanson

College of Nursing

Degree Program Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Linda Johanson received her EdD in Curriculum and Supervision at Northern Illinois University in December 1987 and has been teaching nursing since 1980. She currently serves as Contributing Faculty with the MSN Education Program for the School of Nursing at Walden University and has served in this role since October 2019. Dr. Johanson began as a part-time faculty member at Walden in the School of Nursing October 2019. She teaches courses in the MSN curriculum. Professionally, Dr. Johanson has worked as a registered nurse and researcher in community-based and global health settings in a variety of countries. She is involved in local community outreach as well. She has a number of publications and presentations on global health and nursing education related research projects.


EdD, Northern IL University - DeKalb, IL United States

MSN, University of Illinois - Peoria, IL United States

BA, Sangamon State University - Springfield , IL United States

Public Service

Global Health outreach, Member - , Morocco

Health Teams International, Organizer - , Guatemala

Awards / Honors

award for international story writing contest; First Place, Nursing journal: Nursing 2005, 2005

Faculty Excellence Award, Lenoir-Rhyne University, 2008

Faculty Excellence Award, University of North Carolina Charlotte College of Nursing and Health Professions, 2001

leadership award, North Carolina Nursing Association, 2015

Chapter Key award for outstanding Honor Society Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2017


Johanson, L. S. (2019). The Ten Cow Project Journal of Christian Nursing

Johanson, L. S. (2019). Six principles for remaining positive in a negative work environment. Journal of Christian Nursing

Johanson, L. S. (2018). Small scale sustainable water project decreases infections, complements short-term medical mission Journal of Christian Nursing

Johanson, L. S. (2017). Building effective medical missions with servant leadership skills. Journal of Christian Nursing

Johanson, L. S. (2017). Integrating global health concepts into study abroad curricula Nursing 2017

Johanson, L. S. (2017). Mud hut learning Journal of Christian Nursing

Johanson, L. S. (2016). Sustaining and Improving study abroad experiences through comparative evaluation. Nursing Education Perspectives,

Johanson, L. S. (2016). Lessons learned from nurses in rural Uganda American Nurse Today

Johanson, L. S. (2016). Caring for patients of the Millennial Generation: Considerations for nursing. Nursing Forum,

Johanson, L. S. (2016). Caring for the Vulnerable: An Exploration of Guatemalan Healthcare Issues Journal of Christian Nursing

Johanson, L. S. (2015). The Gluten-Free Frenzy: Fad or Fitting? Med-Surg Nursing

Johanson, L. S. (2013). How do new BSN nurses perceive their nursing education? Nursing 2013


Johanson, L. S. (2019). A collaboration for clean water in Guatemala Sigma Theta Tau Research Congress

Johanson, L. S. (2018). Academic preparation of global health leaders sigma

Johanson, L. S. (2017). Generation-specific nursing care for Millennial patients sigma

Johanson, L. S. (2016). Caring for the Vulnerable: An exploration of Guatemalan Healthcare Issues Gardner-Webb University

Johanson, L. S. (2016). Global health concepts in a nursing curriculum. Appalachian State University

Johanson, L. S. (2016). Knowledge of HIV/AIDS Among Women in Rural Ugandan Villages Sigma Theta Tau

Johanson, L. S. (2012). Managing Diabetes Mellitus in Eastern and Central Africa Church of God in East and Central Africa

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