Alumna Gibson-Young receives 2015 NONPF Outstanding Researcher Award

Alumna Linda Gibson-Young receives the Outstanding Researcher Award from the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
Linda gibsonUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing alumna Linda Gibson-Young, PhD, ARNP, has received the 2015 Outstanding Researcher Award from the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF). She earned her master’s from UAB in 2003 and her PhD in 2011.

This award recognizes an individual who contributes to knowledge development for nurse practitioner practice, education and policy. The award is given annually to a nurse practitioner that demonstrates these accomplishments.

Gibson-Young’s research focuses on Improving family management of childhood asthma, specifically in the home and school settings. She works with community partners to provide educational interventions for caregivers and families of children with asthma and studies how to implement quantitative measures of asthma biomarkers in children into new asthma home management strategies. She is currently an Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Nurse Practitioner programs at The University of Central Florida College of Nursing. 

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