Linda Sue Hammonds, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor
Community Mental Health Nursing

Research Interests
  • Cancer Related Distress
  • Transcultural Nursing
  • Mental Health

  • Post-doctoral Certificate, Nurse Educator, University of South Alabama, 2016
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Self Alabama, 2010
  • Post-master’s Certificate, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, University of South Alabama, 2008
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, East Carolina University, 2006
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, The University of the State of New York, Albany, 1984
  • Associate of Applied Science in Nursing, Lima Technical College, 1980

Selected Publications
  • Hammonds, L.S. (2016). Observational summary in documenting alternative evaluation methods: Writing an observational summary. The Midwest MSD Pulse, September 2016. Midwest Multistate Division.
  • Hammonds, L. S. (2014). My cancer, my stress, my cancer related distress. The New You: Inside and Out. Summer Issue, 48-51, Poplar Bluff, MO.
  • Hammonds, L. S. (2012). Implementing a distress screening instrument in a university breast cancer clinic: A quality improvement project. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 16, 491-494.
  • Shen, N., Hammonds, L. S., Madsen, D., & Dale, P. (2011). Mammography in 40-year old women: What difference does it make? The potential impact of the U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Mammography Guidelines. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 11, 3066-3071. DOI: 10.1245/s10434-001-2009-4


Doctoral Courses

  • DNP Project Planning
  • DNP Residency I
  • DNP Residency II
  • DNP Residency III

Graduate Courses Taught

  • Advanced Family Psychiatric Nursing I
  • Advanced Family Psychiatric Nursing Practicum I
  • Advanced Family Psychiatric Nursing II
  • Advanced Family Psychiatric Nursing Practicum II
  • Advanced Family Psychiatric Nursing III
  • Advanced Family Psychiatric Nursing Practicum III
  • Advanced Family Psychiatric Nursing IV
  • Advanced Family Psychiatric Nursing Practicum IV
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention and Issues for Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Honors and Awards
  • Excellence in Clinical Practice: Advanced Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, University of South Alabama, December 2008