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Linda Mulligan, Professor

Contact: Department of Nursing
University of Central Missouri
Summit Center - Nursing Department, Room 150C
850 NW Chipman Road Suite #5170
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
Phone: 816-282-1106
Fax:  816-282-1110

Linda Mulligan, PhD; MN; RN; BS(N)
Professor Mulligan has been a member of Central Missouri’s faculty since 1986..

PhD, Exercise Physiology and Community Health Nursing, University of Kansas, Lawrence
MS(N), Nursing, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
BS(N), Nursing, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Missouri

Linda is the Coordinator of the Graduate program and teaches courses at the graduate level in the nurse educator emphasis area.

Linda has research interests in eating disorders, nursing student stress, nursing education, health promotion, and exercise.  Linda’s most recent publications include:

  • Mulligan L. (2005) Losing the Weight Loss Focus.  The Kansas Nurse, 80, 1-3.                      
  • Mulligan, L., and Mulligan, L. (2005), Legal barriers to Accessing Health Care in Kansas for Same Sex Couples.  The Kansas Nurse, 80, 4-7.

Professional Involvement
Linda is a member of the Kansas City Wellness Network, an Eating Disorders Consortium, and Sigma Theta Tau Nurses Honor Society.

Linda is actively involved at the university and college level with graduate studies. She is a member of the Graduate Faculty. Linda serves as the Graduate Coordinator for the master’s nursing program and chairs the Graduate Coordination Council (GCC). She also serves on nursing departmental committees including NQIP, and the Recruitment/Retention Committee.

Linda Mulligan