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Linda Scheetz
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: Lehman College
Office Hours: 500
Degrees/Diplomas: EdD, MA, BSN
Research Interests: Trauma Nursing, prehospital triage, Trauma System, Critical Injuries in Older Adults, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Injury Outcomes, Geriatrics, Emergency Nursing


Research Interests:
  • Trauma nursing
  • Prehospital triage
  • Trauma system effectiveness
  • Critical injuries in older adults
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Injury outcomes
  • Geriatrics
  • Emergency nursing 
Professional Interests:
Research Focus
  • My research has focused on the problems associated with prehospital triage in older adults, predictors of accurate triage, differences in injury patterns between undertriaged and correctly triage older adults, and outcomes of injury care.
Primary Teaching Area:
  • Interdiscplinary theory and research
  • Advanced Scientific Writing
Selected Publications: (2011-2016)
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
  • Scheetz LJ. Trends in the accuracy of older person trauma triage from 2004 to 2008. Prehosp Emerg Care 2011; 15:83-87
  • Scheetz LJ. Life-threatening injuries in older adults. AACN Advanced Critical Care 2011; 22:128-139
  • Scheetz LJ. Comparison of type and severity of major injuries among undertriaged and correctly triaged older patients. J Emerg Med 2012; 43:1020-1028
  • Scheetz LJ. Injury patterns, severity and outcomes among older adults who sustained brain injury following a same level fall: A retrospective analysis. International Emergency Nursing 2015; 23:162-167
  • Scheetz LJ. One for the Road: A Comparison of Drinking and Driving Behavior Among Younger and Older Adults Involved in Fatal Crashes. J Trauma Nurs 2015; 22:187-193 10.1097/jtn.0000000000000141
  • EdD- Columbia University
  • MA- New York University
  • BSN- Trenton State College