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Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN, FAAN, is system chief nurse executive, vice president for nursing, chief nursing officer and director of nursing research Cedars-Sinai Medical Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She is one of the principal investigators at the Cedars-Sinai Burns and Allen Research Institute. Her research, teaching, and clinical expertise includes: nursing and patient care outcomes; improving the health of childbearing women; improving nursing organization and organization functions and reliability; functional health literacy of African Americans and other ethnic and racial communities; quality of care in racially and ethnically diverse communities; and cultural diversity within health professions.
Dr. Burnes Bolton is a past president of the American Academy of Nursing and the National Black Nurses Association. She is a member of the American Nurses Association, American Organization of Nurse Executives, Association of California Nurse Leaders, American Public Health Association, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, National Black Nurses Association, and the National League for Nursing.
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