Marlene Lindeman, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor


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

Phone: 402-559-6553



  • 1971, BSN, Gustavus Adolph College
  • 1980, MSN, UNMC


Marlene Lindeman is an advanced practice psychiatric/mental health nurse. Her 30+ years of service have primarily focused in the areas of teaching, clinical practice, and community service. She teaches psychiatric/mental health nursing to undergraduate nursing students in multiple classroom and clinical arenas. She has a one-day-a-week faculty practice role as a certified adult psychiatric/mental health clinical nurse specialist at the University Community Health Center.


Research Interests

  • Development and validation of a nursing diagnosis describing the characteristics of the alcoholic family.
  • Experience of stigma in consumers with severe and persistent mental illness.


Provides individual, group, and family therapy/counseling services.

Facilitates clinical learning on various inpatient and community-based psychiatric/mental health units for undergraduate nursing students.

Biannually co-facilitates a psychoeducation course entitled, “Recovery from Psychosis: A Wellness Approach” designed for consumers, family/friends, and health care professionals.

Elected member of NANDA, Diagnoses Development Committee.

NNA CE Approval Committee-Peer Reviewer

STTI, Gamma Pi Chapter, Nominations Committee


Recipient of Nebraska Nurses’ Association, District #2, Nurse Excellence Award for Professional Achievement.

Recipient of NNA, District #2, Positive Image of Nursing Award

UNMC 30 Year Faculty Service Award

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill-NE Chapter, Friend of NAMI-NE, Honorable Mention