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Catherine Ling, PhD, FNP-BC

Associate Professor
Catherine Ling
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Adolescent/Young Adult Care
  • Adult Health
  • Care Coordination
  • Chronic Care
  • Community
  • Disaster Prep
  • Disparities
  • Education
  • Equity
  • Family
  • Global
  • Health Behavior
  • Health Policy
  • Interprofessional
  • Maternal Health
  • Military/Veterans Affairs
  • Obesity
  • Pain/Symptom Management
  • Primary Care
  • PTSD
  • Public Health
  • Quality Improvement
  • Quantitative Research
  • School Health
  • Sexual Health
  • Simulation
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Transition of Care
  • Women's Health
  • Workforce Development


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.

  • Videos
  • Publications/Research

    Rossiter AG, Ling CG. (2021). Building resilience in US military families: why it matters. BMJ Mil Health Published Online First: 30 March 2021. doi: 10.1136/bmjmilitary-2020-001735

    Stanford, D., Ling, C., Rodney, T., & Shattell, M. (2020). Mental illness misdiagnosed: Increasing awareness of obscure physical illnesses. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 58 (10), 2-3.

    Ling, C. (2020). Don't forget the caregiver: the importance of assessing family members after suicide attempts. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 58(6), 2-3.

    Ling, C., Cervelli, L., Cogan, A. M., & Rossiter, A. G. (2020). Treating Military Spouses∗ in the Private Sector: Education Page and Resources for Health Care Providers. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation, 101(5), 927-930.

    Rossiter, A. G., Cervelli, L., Cogan, A. M., & Ling, C. (2020). Treating Military-Connected Children in the Civilian Sector: Information and Resources for Health Care Providers. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 101(4), 735-737.

    Ling, C. & Casida, J. (2020). Primary and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Networking: The Case for a Cup of Coffee. AACN Advanced Critical Care, 31(1), 75-79.

  • 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