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Linda Yoder, RN, MBA, PhD, AOCN, FAAN | Associate Professor

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Phone: 512 471-7938

Office: NUR 5.158
The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing
1710 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78701

Linda H. Yoder, RN, MBA, PhD, AOCN, FAAN, is an Associate Professor of Nursing and the Director of the Graduate Program in Nursing Administration and Healthcare Systems Management. Her areas of research have included examining the nursing work environment for staff nurses, career development of nurses, and quality of life in patients with chronic illnesses, such as cancer, cardiovascular, and pulmonary disease. She currently is the prinicipal investigator of a 3 year TriService Nursing Research grant examining the quality of life experienced by military service members after they are discharged from the military burn unit (the United States Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas).

Dr. Yoder is collaborating with researchers from the Audy Murphy Veterans Hospital in San Antonio Texas, who have been funded to follow her patient cohort at the 2, 3, and 4 year time points. She is a member of several professional nursing organizations to include the Academy of Medical Surgical Nursing, The Oncology Nursing Society, The Association of Nurse Executives, the American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau International. She was inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in 2004 and serves as a reviewer or editorial board member of several clinical and research journals.

  • 2011-2013, LTC Nancy Steel (PI), A Female Urinary Diversion Device for Military Women in the Deployed Environment. TriService Nursing Research Program, Role: Mentor.
  • 2010-2013, Laura Feider (PI), Implementing Evidence Based Oral Care for Critically Ill Patients, Tri-Service Nursing Research Program, Role: Consultant.
  • 2010-2012, Vicki Batson (PI), Managerial Coaching and Staff Nurse Perceptions of the Nursing Work Environment, Job Satisfaction, and Intent to Stay. Epsilon Theta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, Role: Mentor & Dissertation Chairperson.
  • 2008-2012, COL Kathryn Gaylord, (PI), The Comparison of PTSD and Mild TBI in Burned Military Service Members, Tri-Service Nursing Research Program, Role: Research Mentor.
  • 2007-2012, Valerie Lawrence & Polly Hitchcock (Co-PIs), Long-term Outcomes in Burned OEF/OIF Veterans (LOBO), Veterans Administration HSR&D SDR 07-042, Role: Consultant.
  • 2006-2012, Linda Yoder (PI), Outcomes of Burned Service Members Treated at a Military Burn Center, Tri-Service Nursing Research Program.
  • 2006-2012, COL Kathryn Gaylord (PI), Longitudinal Outcomes of Burned Civilians Treated at a Military Burn Center, United States Institute of Surgical Research, Role: Consultant.
  • 2009-2011,LTC Ann Nayback(PI), Post-deployment Social Support and Social Conflict in Female Military Veterans, Tri-Service Nursing Research Program,Role: Mentor & Dissertation Chairperson.
  • 1999-2009, Linda Yoder (PI), Longitudinal Outcomes from a Military Burn Center, Tri-Service Nursing Research Program.
  • 2006 Yoder, Linda (PI) Paths to Success: Evaluating the Nursing Work Environment. Conducted at Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, MD and Adventist Rehabilitation Hospital of Maryland, Rockville, MD.
  • 1998-2001 Yoder, Linda (AI) Testing an Exercise Intervention for Patients with Cancer, Tri-Service Nursing Research Program.
  • 1998-1999 Yoder, Linda (PI) Psychometric Testing of a Coaching Survey, Tri-Service Nursing Research Program.
  • 1997-2000 Yoder, Linda (AI) Outcomes from a Heel Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program, Tri-Service Nursing, Research Program.
  • Simmons, A., & Yoder, L. (in press). Military resilience: A concept analysis. Nursing Forum.
  • McFall, C., & Yoder, L. H. (in press). Critical access healthcare: A concept analysis. Nursing Forum
  • Downing, J., Yoder, L. H., & Kirksey, K. (in press). A Qualitative Study of Phlebotomy Device Selection. MEDSURG Nursing.
  • Morgan, S., & Yoder, L. H. (in press). A concept analysis of person-centered care. Journal of Holistic Nursing. published online 19 July 2011, doi:10.1177/0898010111412189
  • Batson, V., & Yoder, L. (in press). A concept analysis of managerial coaching. Journal of Advanced Nursing.
  • Nayback-Beebe, A., & Yoder, L. H. (in press). Social Support vs. social conflict: What’s more influential in mental health symptom severity for female veterans? Archives of Psychiatric Nursing.
  • Nayback-Beebe, A., & Yoder, L. (in press). The Lived Experiences of a Male Survivor of Intimate Partner Violence: A Qualitative Case Study. MEDSURG Nursing.
  • Nayback-Beebe, A., & Yoder, L. H. (2011). Psychometric Properties of the Interpersonal   Relationship Inventory-Short Form for Female Veterans. Research in Nursing & Health, 34, 241-252. [2011 Apr 6. doi:10.1002/nur.20435. Epub ahead of print]
  • Haskins, M., Hnatiuk, C. N., & Yoder, L. H. (2011). Medical-Surgical nurses’ perceived value of certification study, MEDSURG Nursing, 20(2), 71-77.
  • Yoder, L. H., Nayback, A. M., & Gaylord, K. (2010). The evolution and utility of the burn specific health scale: A systematic review. Burns, 36(8), 1154-1156. Was online prepublication -doi:10.1016/j.burns.2010.01.004  
  • Yoder, L. H., Walden, M., & Verklan, M. T (2010). Social justice considerations in neonatal care for nurse managers and executives. JOGN 39, 349-358.
  • Kowalik, S. A., & Yoder, L. H. (2010). A concept analysis of decisional involvement. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 34(3), 1-9.
  • Serio-Melvin, M., Yoder, L. H., & Gaylord, K. (2010). Caring for burn patients at the United States Institute of Surgical Research: The nurses’ multifaceted role. Nursing Clinics of North America, 45(2), 233-248.
  • Jones, T., Yoder, L. (2010). Economic Theory and Nursing Administration Research – Is This a Good Combination? Nursing Forum, 45(1), 40-53.
  • Bohnenkamp, S., & Yoder, L. H. (2009). The medical-surgical nurse’s guide to testicular cancer. MEDSURG Nursing, 18(2), 116-123.
  • Batson, V., & Yoder, L. H. (2009). Implementing transformational leadership nurse manager support through coaching. Perioperative Nursing Clinics, 4(1), 57-67.
  • Jennings, B. M., Yoder, L. H., Heiner, S. L., Loan, L. A., & Bingham. M.O. (2008). Soldiers with musculoskeletal injuries. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 40(3) 268-274.
  • Pesquera, M., Yoder, L., & Lynk, M. (2008). Improving cross-cultural awareness and skills to reduce health disparities in cancer, MEDSURG Nursing, 17(2), 114-121.
  • Gaylord, K. M., Cooper, D. B., Kennedy, J. E., Yoder, L. H., & Holcomb, J. B. (2008). Incidence of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) in Burned Service Members (Preliminary Report). Journal of Trauma, 64, S200-2006.
  • Bohnenkamp, S., LeBaron, V., & Yoder, L.H. (2007). Cancer: Caring and conquering. The medical-surgical nurse’s guide to ovarian cancer: Part II. MEDSURG Nursing, 16(5).
  • Bohnenkamp, S., LeBaron, V., & Yoder, L.H. (2007). Cancer: Caring and conquering. The medical-surgical nurse’s guide to ovarian cancer: Part I. MEDSURG Nursing, 16(4), 259-267.
  • Garret, D., & Yoder, L.H. (2007). Cancer: Caring and conquering. An overview of stem cell transplant as a treatment for cancer. MEDSURG Nursing, 16(3), 183-190.
  • Yoder, L.H. (2007). Coaching makes nurses, careers grow. Nursing Spectrum, 17(10), 26-29. (Contact Hours sponsored by Johnson & Johnson).
  • Bazensky, I., Shoobridge-Moran, C. & Yoder, L.H. (2007). Cancer: Caring and conquering. Colorectal Cancer: An overview of the epidemiology, risk factors, symptoms and screening guidelines. MEDSURG Nursing, 16(1), 46-52.
  • Lacovara, J.E. & Yoder, L.H. (2006). Cancer: Caring and conquering. Secondary lymphedema in the cancer patient. MEDSURG Nursing, 15(5), 302-307.
  • Yoder, L.H. (2006). Cancer: Caring and conquering. An Overview of lung cancer Symptoms, Pathophysiology, and Treatment MEDSURG Nursing, 15(4), 231-235.
  • Yoder, L.H. (2006). Cancer: Caring and conquering. Lung Cancer Epidemiology MEDSURG Nursing, 15(3), 171-175.
  • Yoder, L.H. (2006). Cancer: Caring and conquering. Patient Decision-Making Concerning Clinical Trials MEDSURG Nursing, 15(1), 38-40, 43.