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Linden Wu

PhD, MSN, BSN, RN University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing


Linden Wu earned her PhD ’19, MSN ’19, BSN ’14 at the University of Pittsburgh. Her dissertation examined the relationship among cyber dating abuse, binge drinking and emotion dysregulation. She has expanded her nursing research skills through receipt of multiple fellowships supported by the National Institute of Health, a fellowship with the GetWellNetwork’s O’Neil Center focusing on patient engagement using technologic tools, a fellowship with the Jewish Healthcare Foundation Feinstein Patient Safety Fellowship, participation in federally-funded research studies with well-established mentors, and presentations at the local, state, national, and international levels.

Linden is currently working as a Clinical Integration Specialist in the quality improvement department of a local hospital. She works to coordinate quality improvement and research projects/ initiatives. Her role is to ensure and introduce evidence based based standards and best practices at the hospital.

Linden has worked as an informatics nurse (2019-2020), a position that has allowed her to expand her knowledge regarding electronic health records, serve as an internal consultant to staff and create sustainable end user engagement. She has participated at system-wide go lives, educating staff regarding the transitions to the electronic health record, and new technological applications. Previously, she worked as a clinical psychiatric nurse (2015-2019) on an integrated health and aging program, where she had the privilege of caring for patients with co-occurring diagnoses including depression, suicide ideation, and post traumatic stress disorder, bandaging their wounds, and advocating for their health needs.