Linda Johnson DNP, WHNP-BC

Assistant Professor of Clinical Teaching; Specialty Director of Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Program
  • College of Nursing

Email Address: linda.johnson@cuanschutz.edu

Primary Phone: 303-724-9699

Linda L. Johnson, DNP, MSN, WHNP-BC, has been in the nursing field and caring for women since 1976. She graduated from the University of Colorado College Of Nursing; first with her Master’s Degree in Nursing in 2003, then with her Doctorate in Nursing Practice in May, 2015. Currently Dr. Johnson is the Interim Specialty Director of the Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner with the University of Colorado College Of Nursing. Additionally, she spends part of her time in clinical practice at CU Healthcare Partners @ Belleview Point.

Prior to working at the University of Colorado, she was Co-Clinical Director at Boulder Valley Women’s Health Center, Boulder Colorado. In partial fulfillment of her Doctor of Nursing practice, she implemented her quality improvement project, “Improving Contraceptive Adherence in Women Who Use Subdermal Implants”. Dr. Johnson currently helps students find clinical placements to learn how to provide excellence as they transcend into the Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner role. In clinical practice, she precepts students in the advanced practice nursing program. In this role, Dr. Johnson teaches students how to apply quality improvement in clinical settings to improve reproductive health care.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • Doctorate of Nursing Practice, University of Colorado College of Nursing 2015
  • Master's in Nursing, University of Colorado College of Nursing 2003
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing 1982
  • Licensed Practitioner Nurse, Southeast Community College, Kearney, Nebraska 1976

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Awards

  1. Sigma Tau Epsilon 2013-2015
  2. Member, National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Reproductive Health 2015