University of Nebraska Medical Center

Linda Herrick, PhD, RN, FAAN

Clinical Professor, UNMC College of Nursing

Dr. Linda Herrick has been teaching at the UNMC College of Nursing (Omaha) since May 2017. Her practice has been in administration in the areas of gastroenterology medical and surgical practice and research at the Mayo Clinic. She has taught in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in several states and has served as an associate dean. Dr. Herrick’s research has focused on patients with functional bowel diseases including epidemiological and economic research. Dr. Herrick is active in nursing organizations including Sigma Theta Tau International, the American Academy of Nursing, the American Nurses’ Association, and the Midwest Nursing Research Society for which she has served as president.

Her teaching interests have been in leadership, outcomes, and research. She has had experience with on-line teaching for nearly 20 years. Dr. Herrick served as a peer reviewer for on-line classes national for several years.

  • 1979, BSN, Winona State
  • 1991, MSN, University of Minnesota
  • 1998, PhD, University of Minnesota
Research Interests
  • Functional gastroenterology outcomes
  • Systems research
Grant Support
  • Functional gastrointestinal disease, celiac disease, and non-celiac gluten sensitivity in an Olmsted County cohort - PI (internal funding)
  • **Scherer, M. L., Herrick, L. M., Stamler-Leeseberg, L. (2019). The Learning Experiences of immigrants who are graduates of an entry-level baccalaureate nursing program: A Hermeneutic Phenomenological study. Nursing Education in Practice, 34, 185-191. doi: 10.1016/j.nepr.2018.12.002
  • ** Lacy, B. E., Saito, Y. A., Camilleri, M., Bouras, E., DiBaise, J. K., Herrick, L. M., Szarka, L.A., Tilkes, K., Zinsmeister, A. R., Talley, N.J. (2018). Effects of antidepressants on gastric function in patients with functional dyspepsia, American Journal of Gastroenterology, 113(2), 216-224. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2017.458. Epub 2017 December 19.
  • ** Herrick, L. M., Camilleri, M., Schleck, C. D., Zinsmeister, A. R., Saito Loftus, Y. A., Talley, N. J. (2018). Effects of Amitriptyline and Escitalopram on Sleep and Mood in Functional Dyspepsia. Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology,16(3):401-406. Dec 1. pii: S1542-3565(17)31246-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2017.10.021. [Epub ahead of print]
  • **Zinsmeister, A. R., Herrick, L. M., Saito Loftus, Y. A., Schleck, C. D., Talley, N. J. (2018). Identification and Validation of Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder Subtypes Using Latent Class Analysis: a Population-based Study. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, 53(5):549-558. [Epub ahead of print] Nov 6:1-10. doi: 10.1080/00365521.2017.1395908.
  • Conn, V. S., Anderson, C. M., Killion, C., Bowers, B. J., Wyman, J. F., Herrick, L. M., Zerwic, J. J., Smith, C. E., Cohen, M. Z., Benefield, L. E., Topp, R., Fahrenwald, N. L., Titler, M. G., Larson, J. L., Varty, M. M., Jefferson, U. T. (2017). Launching successful beginnings for early career faculty researchers. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 2018 Feb; 40(2):153-174. doi: 10.1177/0193945917725999. Epub 2017 Aug 23. PMID: 28831849
  • ** Saito, Y. A., Locke, G. R., Almazar, A. E.,Bouras, E. P., Howden, C. W., Lacy, B. E., DiBaise, J. K., Prather, C. M., Abraham, B., El-Serag, H. B., Moayyedi, P., Herrick, L. M., Szarka, L. A., Camilleri, M., Hamilton, F. A., Schleck, C. D., Tilkes, K. E., Zinsmeister, A. R., & Talley, N. J. Talley, N. J. (2017). Polymorphisms of 5-htt lpr and gn beta 3 825c > t and response to antidepressant treatment in functional dyspepsia: a study from the functional dyspepsia treatment trial. American Journal Of Gastroenterology,112(6), 903-909.
  • **Herrick, L. M., Spalding, W. M., Saito, Y. A., Moriarty, J., & Schleck, C. (2016). A case-control comparison of direct healthcare-provider medical costs of chronic idiopathic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome with constipation in a community-based cohort. Journal of Medical Economics, 20(3), 272-279 Early on-line publicaiton: 1-7. doi:10.1080/13696998.2016.1253584
  • **Raslau, D., Herrick, L. M., Locke, G. R., Schleck, C. D., Zinsmeister, A. R., Almazar, A., . . . Saito, Y. A. (2016). Irritable bowel syndrome and the perinatal period: lower birth weight increases the risk. Neurogastroenterology And Motility: The Official Journal Of The European Gastrointestinal Motility Society, 28(10), 1518-1524. doi:10.1111/nmo.12849
  • Conn, V. S., Zerwic, J., Jefferson, U., Anderson, C. M., Killion, C. M., Smith, C. E., . . . Loya, J. (2016). Normalizing Rejection. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 38(2), 137-154. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0193945915589538
  • Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science 2013-present
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society, 1995 - present 
    Abstract reviewer - 2005-present
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    2000- present Site evaluator/ team leader for undergraduate and graduate nursing programs
  • Sigma Theta Tau, International, 1986-present
    Grant Reviewer November 2018 to present
    Abstract Reviewer November 2018 to present
  • American College of Gastroenterology 2010- present
  • American Nurses' Association 9/2012 - present
  • American Academy of Nursing Fellow - Inducted 2013
  • Honors Advocate, Van D. and Barbara B. Fishback Honors College, South Dakota State University, received February 18, 2016.