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College of Nursing

MSC09 5350
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: 1-800-690-0934

Linda Petri

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Senior Program Manager


(505) 272-1186

Linda Petri is a Program Manager at the College of Nursing. Ms. Petri earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology from the University of Minnesota and holds a Masters Degree in Anthropology and Post Masters Public Administration Certificate in Gerontology both from University of New Mexico. Her health care experience was as a Radiological Technologist and Chief Technologist at the University of Minnesota Hospital Trauma Center before moving to New Mexico. Ms. Petri has been involved with nursing education outreach and research projects at the college since 1998. She was a co-investigator in research conducted at 10 health care sites in the Navajo Nation to determine interests and needs for health career advancement. She has worked together with CON faculty in the implementation of several projects to increase access to nursing education in rural New Mexico. Ms. Petri also collaborates with faculty and American Indian nurse leaders in the writing of proposals for the promotion of nursing careers in the Navajo Nation.