Linda Herrick, PhD, RN, FAAN

Clinical Professor


University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Omaha Division
985330 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5330




  • 1979, BSN, Winona State
  • 1991, MSN, University of Minnesota
  • 1998, PhD, University of Minnesota


Research Interests

  • Functional gastroenterology outcomes
  • Systems research

Grant Support (Previous 5 years)

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

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  • 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.