Linnea J. Mead, MSN, APN, CPNP

  • Clinical Instructor
  • Director, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program

Interested in the promotion and support of breastfeeding for all women, particularly among those in groups with low rates of initiation and continuation.

After participation in a mulit-institution Commonwealth Fund Grant to improve health care quality for children, Ms. Mead coordinated efforts to enhance and strengthen mental/behavioral health content in the PNP Program.

Current Area of Teaching

Ms. Mead's teaching expertise is primarily focused in PNP management and clinical courses. She lectures on newborn management in pre-licensure and gradauate courses and teaches health assessment in both undergraduate and graduate courses.

Selected Honors & Awards

Daisy Award, 2010

Selected Publications
  • Kavanaugh, K., Mead,L., Meier, P., & Mangurten, H. (1995). Getting enough: mother's concerns about breast feeding a preterm infant after discharge. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 24, 23-32.
  • Mead, L., Chuffo, R., Lawlor-Klean, P., & Meier, P. (1992). Breastfeeding success with preterm quadruplets. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 21, 221-227.