Dr. Linda Ottley has been a contributing faculty member at Walden University since 2014. She received her Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico, her Post-Master's FNP Certificate from University of Massachusetts Boston, her MSN (and Adult NP) from Texas A&M Corpus Christi and her BSN from Catholic University of America. Dr. Ottley has been a nurse practitioner for 29 years and has a total of 36 years in nursing. She has experience in a variety of specialties. These include medical-surgical, emergency and intensive care nursing. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as an Adult Nurse Practitioner and as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Her experience as a nurse practitioner includes geriatrics, women’s health, primary care, urology and tele-health.
Dr. Ottley currently works in urology and tele-health primary care.
Her research interests include prostate cancer treatment decision-making, health literacy, social justice, ethnography, health inequities and health care inequities.
Her professional affiliations include the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing, the National League for Nursing.
She was also a 2012-2014 Jonas Veterans Scholar.
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