Linda Duwa ACNP was born at Travis, A.F.B. CA, and grew up in Arizona. She graduated with an A.D.N. from Northern Arizona University Nursing School in 1975, and moved to Anchorage in 1982 to experience the outdoors in Alaska. Her previous nursing experience encompassed Geriatrics, Med-Surg, ICU/CCU and Emergency Nursing. She has worked at PAMC since 1982, earning a BSN from UAA in 1995, and then an MSN as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in 2013 from Saint Louis University. She has experience as an RN in many areas within Providence Health System, but the majority of her experience was in Adult Critical Care and Case Management. After obtaining her MSN, she joined the Palliative Care Team in October 2014. She coordinates and helps teach the ELNEC (End of Life Nursing Education Consortium) classes at PAMC and PTC.. She also obtained Hospice and Palliative Care Certification in 2015. She enjoys spending time with her spouse Steve, who she met and married in Alaska in 1988. She has two children, son Marshall in AZ, and daughter Melanie in OK. And two loving furry companions Gizmo and Prince. She enjoy the outdoors, hiking, fishing, gardening and listening & dancing to country music. And lastly the Duwa family are very passionate Kansas City Chiefs fans.
St Louis University - Nursing 2013
American Nurses Credentialing Center, Nurse Practitioner