Dr. Linda N. Roney
Assistant Professor of Nursing
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Linda Roney, EdD, RN-BC, CPEN, CNE
Dr. Linda Roney is an Assistant Professor in the EGAN School of Nursing and Health Studies and the Specialty Coordinator of the MSN- LEAD IN program. Dr. Roney graduated with her BSN from Villanova University and both her MSN and Doctorate of Education in Nursing Education from Southern Connecticut State University and teaches in both the graduate and undergraduate program at the EGAN School. She is certified as a Pediatric Nurse, Pediatric Emergency Nurse and Academic Nurse Educator and has over 20 years of clinical, leadership and administrative experience at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital and has received awards such as Nurse of the Year, the Nightingale Award for Clinical Excellence, and the Connecticut Emergency Nurses Association Educator of the Year Award.
Dr. Roney continues her pediatric nursing practice at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital where she cares for some of the most vulnerable patients, including victims of child abuse and infants born to mothers who are addicted to illicit drugs. She has been involved in research and policy development on the state and national levels focused on injury prevention in children. She is currently the chair of the Pediatric Committee for the Society of Trauma Nurses and member of the advisory board for the Institute for Emergency Nursing Education.