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Catherine Ling, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP

Faculty Associate
Catherine Ling


Catherine Ling's scholarship is focused on improving primary care for vulnerable populations. Her 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, implementing, 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.

Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

Veteran and military health care; experiential learning; health literacy; vulnerable populations; integrative methodologies; functional mobility and assessment
  • Publications

    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.

  • Research
    • Translating military and veteran care needs for civilian providers
    • Use of experiential learning in APRN education
    • Balance and gait as functional assessment in primary care
    • Use of Integrative methods in primary care
  • Awards and 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