DNP, Carlow University, Pittsburgh, Pa.
MSN, Education and Leadership, Carlow University, Pittsburgh, Pa.
BSN, Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, Pa.
Diploma, Allegheny Valley Hospital School of Nursing, Natrona Heights, Pa.


  • “Doctor of Nursing Practice Advocacy for Pennsylvania House Bill 1623: The Whole Woman’s Health Funding Priorities Act”, Burkett, L., 2016 


  • Burkett, L., “Collaborative Decision Making: Empowering Nurse Leaders,” Nursing Management, 2016

Awards & Recognition

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Eta Epsilon Chapter, multiple years
  • Anne DeNardo McGowan DNP Leadership Award, Carlow University, 2016
  • Colloquium Podium Presenter, Carlow, 2016
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Nu Sigma Chapter, 2012
  • Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society, Pennsylvania State University, 2011
  • Quarato Nursing Scholarship Award, Pennsylvania State University, 2010

Professional Memberships

  • University Faculty Association Policy & Procedure Committee
  • CHW Graduate Curriculum Committee
  • UPMC Academic Partnership Council Member
  • AHN Bridging the Gap Academic Partner Member
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • Work Program Directors (BPD)

“As the Carlow University clinical coordinator for the nurse practitioner programs, I find the role extremely rewarding – to be part of the students’ NP journey, helping them persevere amid many challenges to achieve outstanding success.” — Linda Burkett

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