Faculty Sketch

Linda D. Norman, DSN, RN, FAAN

Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing
Dean          

linda.norman@vanderbilt.edu

 

Current Research Interests

Quality improvement and program evaluation

 

Current Research/Scholarly Projects

2006-Present Director of Evaluation, Robert Wood Johnson
Foundation/Northwest Health Foundation.
Partner's Investing in Nursing's Future National Demonstration Project

2010-Present Co-Investigator: (PI: Bonnie Miller) Fellowship in Inter-Professional Learning, Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation

 

Representative Publications

Minnick, A. F., Norman, L. D., Donaghey, B., Fisher, L. W., & McKirgan, I. M. (2010). Leadership in Doctoral Nursing Research Programs. Journal of Nursing Education, 49(9), 504-510.

 

Minnick, A. F., Norman, L. D., Donaghey, B., Fisher, L. W., & McKirgan, I. M. (2010). Defining and describing capacity in US doctoral nursing research programs. Nursing Outlook, Jan, 58(1), 36-43.


Graham, I., & Norman, L. (2008). A reflective discussion: Questions about globalization and multiculturalism in nursing as revealed during a student/staff exchange programme. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 14, 189-194.

Buerhaus, P., Donelan, K., Ulrich, B., Norman, L., DesRoches, C., & Dittus, R. (2007). Impact of the nurse shortage on hospital patient care: Comparative perspectives. Health Affairs, 26(3), 853-862.

Buerhaus, P., Donelan, K., Norman L., & Dittus, R. (2005). Nursing students' perceptions of a career in nursing and the impact of a national campaign designed to attract people into the nursing profession. Journal of Professional Nursing, 21(2), 75-83.

Ulrich, B., Buerhaus, P., Donelan, K., Norman, L. & Dittus, R. (2005). How RN's view the work environment: Results of a national survey of registered nurses. JONA. 35(9), 389-396.

Buerhaus, P., Donelan, K., Ulrich, B., Norman, L., Williams, M., & Dittus, R. (2005). Part four: Hospital RN's and CNO's perceptions of the impact of the nursing shortage on the quality of care. Nursing Economic$, 23(5), 214-221.

Donelan, K., Buerhaus, P., Ulrich, B., Norman, L., & Dittus, R. (2005). Part three: Awareness and perceptions of the Johnson & Johnson campaign for nursing's future: Views of nursing students, RNs, and CNOs. Nursing Economic$, 23(4), 150-156, 180.

Buerhaus, P., Donelan, K., Ulrich, B., Kirby, L., Norman, L., & Dittus, R. (2005). Part two: Registered nurses' perceptions of nursing. Nursing Economic$, 23(3), 110-118, 143.

Buerhaus, P., Donelan, K., Ulrich, B., Norman, L., & Dittus, R. (2005). Part one: Is the shortage of hospital registered nurses getting better or worse? Findings from two recent national surveys of RNs. Nursing Economic$, 23(2), 61-71, 96.

Norman, L., Buerhaus, P., Donelan, K., McCloskey, B., Dittus, R. (2005). Nursing students assess nursing education. Journal of Professional Nursing. 21(3), 150-158.

Buerhaus, P., Donelan, K., Norman, L., Dittus, R. (2005). Nursing students' perception of a career in nursing: Impact of a national campaign designed to attract people into the nursing profession. Journal of Professional Nursing. 21(2), 75-83.

Norman L., Zungolo E. (2005). Headlines from the NLN. Creating a global community in nursing education. Nursing Education Perspectives, 26(3), 194.

Buerhaus P., Donelan K., Norman L., Dittus R. (2005). The Johnson & Johnson campaign for nursing's future: A response from those involved. American Journal of Nursing, 105(5), 68-9.

Norman, L. D., & Weiner, E. E. (2004). Emergency preparedness and response for today's world. In B. Cherry & Jacobs, S. (Eds.), Contemporary Nursing: Issues, Trends and Management (3rd ed.) St. Louis: Elsevier Mosby.

Rasch, R., Norman, L., & Gilmer, M. J. (2003). Developing an international partnership for nurse practitioner education. Nurse Practitioner World News, May.

Norman, L., McArthur, D., & Miles, P. (2001). Partnership model on teaching population health care improvement. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 26(1), 7-13.

Buerhaus, P., & Norman, L. (2001). It's time to require theory and methods of quality improvement in basic and graduate nursing education. Nursing Outlook, 49(2), 67-69.

Gelmon, S., White, A., Carlson, L., & Norman, L. (2000). Making organizational change to achieve improvement and interprofessional learning: Perspectives from health professions' educators. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 14(2), 131-146.

Alemi, F., Neuhauser, D., Ardito, S., Moore, S., Headrick, L., Heckelman, F., & Norman, L. (2000). Continuous self-improvement: Systems thinking in a personal context. Joint Commission Journal of Quality Improvement, 26(2), 98-103.

Baker, R., Gelmon, S., Headrick, L., Knapp, M., Norman, L., Quinn, D., & Neuhauser, D. (1998). Collaborating for improvement in health professions education. Quality Management in Health Care, 6(2), 1-11.

Gelmon, S.B., Wilson, W., & Norman, L. (1997). Formulating the mess: Lessons from building knowledge of health care as a system. Quality Management in Health Care, 5(3), 13-17.

Bellack, J.P., Gerrity, P., Moore, S.M., Novotny, J., Quinn, D., Norman, L., & Harper, D.C. (1997). Taking aim in interdisciplinary education for continuous improvement in health care. Nursing and Health Care Perspectives, 18(6), 308-315.

Norman, L., & Lutenbacher, M. (1996). Process of continual improvement in a school of nursing. Nursing and Health Care: Perspectives on Community, 17(6), 292-297.

King, J. E., Lancaster, L., Pierce, J., & Norman, L. D. (1996). Removing the walls and expanding the boundaries: A curriculum model for acute care nurse practitioners. Nursing & Health Care: Perspectives on Community, 17(6), 304-307.

Headrick, L., Knapp, M., Neuhauser, D., Gelmon, S., Norman, L., Quinn, Q., & Baker, R. (1996). Working from upstream to improve health care: The IHI interdisciplinary professional education collaborative. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement, 22(3), 149-164.

Neuhauser, D., & Norman, L. (1996). Accepting the Galvin challenge: Increasing efficiency and productivity in health. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement, 22(3), 223-227.