Denise Maria Linton, DNS, FNP-BC

  • Denise Linton
    • Assistant Professor
    • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions
    • P.O. Box 43810
    • Lafayette, LA 70504
    • PHONE:(337)-482-1448 
    • EMAIL: dml3803@louisiana.edu

 

Education

      • D.N.S. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
      • M.S.N. Columbia University, New York, NY
      • B.S.N. Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, NY

 

Licensure and Board Certifications

      • RN in Louisiana(Active) and New York (Inactive)
      • NP in Louisiana (Active) and New York (Inactive)
      • FNP-BC (ANCC)

      Academic Positions

      • Assistant Professor, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

      Honors & Awards

      • National Black Nurses Association Nurse Educator of the Year
      • Baton Rouge District Nurses Association Celebrate
        Nursing Honoree
      • Distinguished Faculty Award, ULL Black Faculty and Staff Caucus – Lafayette, LA
      • Dudley Joseph Plaisance, Sr./BORF professorship in Nursing
      • The Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans
      • Nursing Caring Award- Graduate Student, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans
      • Inclusion in Who’s Who among Students in American Universities & Colleges
      • Inclusion in United Who’s Who Registry of Executives & Professionals

      Professional Affiliations

      • American College of Nurse Practitioners
      • LSU Alumni Association
      • Phi beta Delta Honor Society
      • Southern Nursing Research Society
      • American Nurses Association/Louisiana State Nurses Association
      • Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners
      • Sigma Theta Tau: Alpha Zeta
      • Medgar Evers College Alumni Association
      • Columbia University School of Nursing Alumni Association

      Areas of Research Interest

      • Cervical cancer prevention


      Selected Publications & Presentations

      • Linton, D. M. (2011). Diagnosing GERD in older children. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 7(4), 328 – 329. Doi:10.1016/j.nupra.2011.01.007
      • Sudduth, A. & Linton, D. (2011). Gynecologic Care of Women with Disabilities: Implications for Nurses. Nursing for women’s Health, 15(2), 138-148. Doi: 10.1111/j.1751-486X.2011.01622.x
      • Linton, D. (2010).  Pap smear intention among rural Southeast Louisiana women. Doctoral Dissertation, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing, NewOrleans, Louisiana
      • Linton, D.M.  (2010). Early Detection of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Women. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 6(6), 475-476
      • Linton, D. (2009). Evidence based practice: Cervical cancer screening interval. Clinical.  Journal of Oncology Nursing. 13(2), 235-237.
      • Linton, D. (2009). Obtaining a Pap smear in the elderly client. The Journal for Nurse. Practitioners, 5(3), 220-221.
      • Linton, D (2007, May). Nurses can impact preventative health. The Student Voice, 4(2).
      • Oral presentation - Panelist at “New directions for Louisiana cancer control” sponsored by the Louisiana Cancer Control Program, Region 4 at Lafayette, Louisiana in April 2011
      • Oral presentation - Collaborating with an organization in women’s health at Delta Eta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau Accent on Scholarship, Lafayette, La (12/2010)
      • Oral presentation - Increasing Pap smear utilization rates among Southeast Louisiana women at Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners (LANP) 16th Annual Primary Care Conference, Shreveport, La (10/9/2010)
      • Poster presentation - National Cervical Cancer Coalition: Louisiana Chapter at UL Lafayette 4th Annual Women’s Conference 3/2011, Lafayette, Louisiana
      • Poster presentation - Promoting Pap smear utilization at the American College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) 2010 national clinical conference, Tampa, Florida (10/10).
      • Oral Presentation: Predicting Intention to Obtain a Pap Smear among Women in Two Rural Southeast Louisiana Parishes. Lafayette, La.
      • Oral Presentation: Validity Testing of the Pap Smear Intention Questionnaire. Lafayette, La.
      • Oral Presentation: Pap Smear Intention Among Rural Southeast Louisiana Women. Fourth Annual Accent on Scholarship: A Tribute to Helen Sloan. University of Louisiana at Lafayette, C0-sponsired by the Delta Eta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau
      • Oral Presentation: Determinants of Cervical Cancer Screening Among Rural Southeast Louisiana Women. Dr. Connie Logan Research Day, Southeastern Louisiana University – Baton Rouge.
      • Poster Presentation: Pap Smear Intention Among Rural Southeast Louisiana Women. LSUHSC School of Nursing and Ochsner Clinic Foundation Nursing Research Committee. Fall Nursing Scholarship and Research Forum Scholar’s Day, LSUHSC-New Orleans.
      • Poster Presentation: Determinants of cervical cancer screening among rural Southeast Louisiana women. Scholar’s Day, LSUHSC-New Orleans

      Selected Funded Projects and Research

      • Research Grant Award from Delta Eta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International - Referents, Salient Control Beliefs Related to Pap Smear Intention
      • UL at Lafayette Step Grant award – Using DVD technology to promote clinical knowledge, skills, and attitudes among nursing students.

      Research Review

      • Abstract reviewer Southern Nursing Research Society
      • Abstract reviewer for Sigma Theta Tau International
      • Reviewer Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing
      • Provider Approval reviewer for continuing education LSNA