Luanne Linnard-Palmer, EdD, MSN, RN

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Professor of Nursing/Pediatric Nursing


School of Health and Natural Sciences


Luanne has 33 years of experience as a registered nurse working in a variety of settings. Over the last 28 years, her work has been in pediatrics. She works per diem in acute, critical care and clinic settings for pediatric oncology patients.


UCSF, Post Doctorate 

University of San Francisco, MSN, EdD 

Humboldt State University, BSN

Research Interests

Symptom Management Across Pediatrics

Cultural and Religious Influences on Pediatric Health Care Treatment Decisions

Readiness for Practice for New Nurses through the Use of Competency Testing and Simulation

Honors and Awards

  • Teacher of the year, 1997
  • President Fink award for excellence in teaching and service, 2018

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