Linda Ottley

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Linda Ottley has been a nurse practitioner for over 27 years and she has been a contributing faculty member at Walden University since 2014. She currently works as a nurse practitioner in a hospital-based out-patient clinic.
The courses Dr. Ottley has taught at Walden University include: NURS6540, NURS6531 and NURS 6551.
Her professional affiliations include the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing, the National League for Nursing and the Western Institute of Nursing.
She was also a 2012-2014 Jonas Veterans Scholar.

Courses Taught

N 6531 - Advanced Practice Care of Adults

N 6551 - Primary Care of Women

N 6540 - Advanced Practice Care of Frail Elders


BSN, The Catholic University of America

MSN, Texas A&M Corpus Christi

PhD, University of New Mexico

Awards / Honors

Jonas Veterans Scholar, Jonas Philanthropies, 2012


Tchesnokova, V. L., Ottley, L., Sakamoto, K., Fierer, J., Sokurenko, E., Liss, M. A. (2015). Rapid Identification of Rectal Multidrug-Resistant Escherichia Coli Before Transrectal Prostate Biopsy.. Urology