University of Washington Bothell
18115 Campus Way NE
Bothell, WA 98011
Linda's research interests include understanding work of nurse managers within health care systems, including the design and evaluation of systems that support effective nursing practice, occupational health as it relates to clinical nurses, and innovation and evaluation in community based health program development.
Linda's teaching interests include leadership, change and innovation adoption in health care systems, environmental health and justice, community health nursing practice and program development and evaluation. She actively supports and educates nurses to be environmental health activists.
Sigma Theta Tau--Psi chapter, 1982
AONE-American Organization of Nurse Executives
APHA-American Public Health Association
CGEAN-Council on Graduate Education for Administration in Nursing
ACHNE-Association of Community Health Nursing Educators
Honors and Awards:
PhD, Nursing, University of Washington Seattle
MN, Nursing, (minor-Business Administration), University of Washington Seattle
BSN, Nursing, University of Missouri
Group Health Cooperative
Ambulatory Care, Coronary Care
Selected Recent Publications and Presentations:
Westbrook, L.O. (October 2000). The Nature of Ambulatory Care. Presentation: Enhancing Effectiveness in Ambulatory Care Nursing-2000. University of Washington School of Nursing, Continuing Nursing Education.
Westbrook, L.O. (May,2000). Sensitivity to Cultural Diversity in Faith Communities. A one-day workshop presented to Puget Sound Parish Nursing Society.
Westbrook, L.O., Schultz, P.R., Black, L. & Austin, M. (March, 2000). Effectiveness of an Interdisciplinary Team in Public Health-Practice and Research Perspectives. Panel presentation: Sigma Theta Tau-Psi Chapter Spring Meeting, Seattle Pacific University.
Lindenberg C.S., Solorazano, R., Munet-Vilaro, F., & Westbrook, L.O. (2001). Challenges and strategies for conducting intervention research with culturally diverse populations. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 12(2)132-139
Westbrook, L.O. & Schultz, P.R. (2000). From theory to practice: Community health nursing in a public health neighborhood team. Advances in Nursing Science, 23(2), 50-61.