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Catherine Ling, PhD, MSN, RN

Associate Professor
Catherine Ling
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Dementia
  • Disparities
  • Education
  • Family
  • Family Health
  • Global
  • Global Health
  • Health Behavior
  • Health Policy
  • Military/Veterans Affairs
  • Pain/Symptom Management
  • Public Health
  • Quality Improvement
  • Simulation
  • Social Determinants of Health/Poverty


Catherine Ling's scholarship is focused on improving primary care for vulnerable populations. Her more than 25 years as a family nurse practitioner have centered on providing functional access to ambulatory care in community settings. As an educator, she provides innovative and rigorous curriculum and course design and delivery for quality learning and practice outcomes. Dr. Ling has led and participated in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of macro- and micro-level population health interventions for disease prevention and disaster planning in the federal and private sectors. She is a fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Additional Resources

Below are selected resources. For more information, please see full CV.

  • Publications/Research

    Rossiter, A., Patrician, P.,Dumas, A., Ling, C.,Johnson, H., Wilmouth, P. (2018) I Serve 2:Identifying and Caring for Military Children in Civilian Primary Care Settings. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. (Accepted).

    Ling, C., Fuller, A., Taylor, L., Johnson, H. (2018) Triangulation of Multifactorial Assessment: Bringing Objectivity to OSCE Evaluation. Clinical Simulation in Nursing (16)40-47.

    Walker, P., Pock, A., Ling, C., Kwon, K., & Vaughan, M. (2016). Battlefield Acupuncture: Opening the Door for Acupuncture in DoD/VA Healthcare. Nursing Outlook.

    Ling, C.,Kurzweil, D., Marcellas, K., Henry, B., Onufro, D., Beam, K. (2014).  Preventing a Zombie Pandemic -Working with Nursing Faculty to Create Motivating Online Content. World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Connor, A., Ling, C., Tuttle, J., and Brown-Tezera, B. (1999). Peer Education Project with Persons Who Have Experienced Homelessness.  Public Health Nursing, 16(5): 367-73.

  • Awards/Honors
    • 2016—Service Above Self Community Volunteer Award
    • 2015—Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA): Higher Education Online/Hybrid
    • 2014—Fellow, American Association of Nurse Practitioners