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Linda Johanson

Core Faculty

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 Core Faculty with the MSN Graduate Nursing Program at Walden University. 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. (2021). Medical Missions: Engaging the five senses with eternal intentions. Journal of Christian Nursing.

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.