Alumni Spotlight - Linda Amankwaa, PhD, RN, FAAN

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Featured Alumna of the Minority Fellowship Program

Linda Amankwaa, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dr. Linda Amankwaa is a tenured, full Professor, Department of Nursing, Darton College of Health Professions, Albany State University, Albany, Georgia. She is a graduate of Georgia State University (2000, Ph.D.), Florida State University (FSU), Tallahassee, Florida (91, MSN—Administration/Community Nursing), University of Florida (71-73, 81, BSN), and Santa Fe College (78, ASN). She has taught at Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University (FAMU), FSU, and VCU. With almost 30 years of teaching, she has taught on BSN, MSN, and Ph.D. levels of nursing. Online teaching of nursing includes Walden University, South University and University of Phoenix. She has mentored doctoral students at VCU, FAMU and UOP. Her written work includes approximately 30 articles of both research, collaborative, and topic specialties. Her research programs include postpartum depression among African-American women and maternal infant responsiveness (which has spread over 20 countries).