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Linda Scheetz Dr. Linda Scheetz is an associate professor at Lehman College, Department of Nursing, and the Graduate Center, PhD Program in Nursing Science. Her research Interests include access to trauma center care for seriously injured older adults, prehospital trauma triage of older adults, and outcomes of multisystem trauma in older adults. Her research is published in respected peer-reviewed journals, including Research in Nursing & Health, Journal of Nursing Scholarship, International Emergency Nursing, Injury, AACN Advanced Critical Care, Journal of Emergency Nursing, Prehospital Emergency Care, The Journal of Emergency Medicine, and Artificial Intelligence in Medicine. Dr. Scheetz has presented her research at numerous international, national, regional, and local conferences.

Dr. Scheetz is a Fellow in the Academy of Emergency Nursing and a mentor in the Academy’s EMINENCE program.  She is active in the Emergency Nurses Association where she has participated on numerous national committees and task forces.  Currently, she is an Associate Editor and member of the editorial board of the Journal of Emergency Nursing and a Mentor in the Academy of Emergency Nursing's EMINENCE program. Other professional activities include memberships in the Society for Trauma Nursing, the American Trauma Society, Sigma Theta Tau International, the American Nurses Association, the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, and the Eastern Nursing Research Society.  

She was a 2007 Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing Summer Scholar.  Her clinical experience in critical care and emergency-trauma nursing was the stimulus for her research. She is a former member of the injury control research workgroup at Rutgers University School of Public Health and the New Jersey Medical School.  Dr. Scheetz has served as a consultant to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the National Safety Council.

Dr. Scheetz also has extensive experience as a nurse educator. Prior to joining the faculty at Lehman College and the Graduate Center, she held faculty appointments at SUNY New Paltz, New York University, Rutgers University, and Mount Saint Mary College.  She teaches Advanced Scientific Writing I and II and Interdisciplinary Research and Theory at the Graduate Center.