4256 Health Sciences Learning Cnt
750 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705
Linda 's Research/Interests
Linda Baumann, PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN
Linda Baumann, PhD, RN, FAAN is a Professor Emerita at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing and School of Medicine and Public Health. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and is a fellow of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. She received a BSN and MS in nursing from the University of Michigan and her PhD in psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Baumann’s expertise is community health nursing, nursing education, and global health. Her research examines how beliefs about health and illness influence self-care behaviors, especially to promote diabetes self-care. Dr. Baumann has served as a consultant to the World Bank in Vietnam and the West Bank to evaluate and develop graduate nursing and health science programs. In 2012 she was appointed to serve a 4-year term on the United States Preventive Services Task Force (www.uspstf.com).