Linda Foley

Linda Foley
Linda Foley
PhD, MSN, RN

Director, Online Graduate Nursing

Contact Information:

  • Phone: (402) 354-7050
  • Address
  • 720 N. 87th Street
  • Riley Leinart Center, Office 2036
  • Omaha, NE 68114

Education 
ADN, University of South Dakota
BSN, University of Nebraska Medical Center
MSN, University of Nebraska Medical Center
PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

General Background
Dr. Foley has been at Nebraska Methodist College since 1987.  Her clinical nursing expertise and experience was in the area of labor/delivery as well as mother/baby.  She began her teaching career at the college teaching undergraduate students in the area of  maternal/child  nursing.   Dr. Foley envisioned and helped to create the present MSN program which began in 2000 as a face-to face program and transformed into an online program in 2004.

Notable Publications/Presentations
Dr. Foley has published in the areas of spirituality and presented throughout the years in that area as well as teaching/learning practices and evidence-based practice.  She currently writes and receives grants to assist students in their tuition at the college.  Most notable is the HRSA grant -NFLP (Nurse Faculty Loan Program), for those wanting to be nurse educators. 

Professional Service/Recognition/Charitable Boards
Dr. Foley is a member of the Nebraska Assembly of Nursing Deans and Directors, Tau Tau Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing, and an Honorary Alumni of NMC .    She was recipient of the STTI Star Award for her contribution related to research and evidence-based practice.  In addition she has received the Positive Image of Nursing Award and the American Society Association Student Research Award for her dissertation.