Linda Knecht, MSN, RN

Clinical Assistant Professor

Professor Knecht has been faculty in the School of Nursing for over 30 years. She has a BSN from Duke University and a MSN in Nursing of Children and Adolescents with a minor in education from Wayne State University. She has practiced nursing in a variety of public/community health settings.



Professor Knecht is currently clinical faculty for Community Health Nursing. She has developed clinical placements and led study abroad trips to Kenya. She has taught a wide variety of courses over the past years at UM-Flint.



Research and scholarship interests focus on international service-learning and student outcome assessment. In addition, Professor Knecht holds an interest in workforce diversity. She served as Principle Investigator for "University of Michigan Flint Initiatives for Nursing Diversity (UM-FIND)" funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, HRSA, from 2008-2014 and Co-Principle Investigator from 2005-2008.



Professor Knecht currently serves on the Nursing Undergraduate Program Evaluation Committee, the RN to BSN Program Committee and the university Higher Learning Commission Criterion 4 Sub-Committee. She is a member of the UM-Flint International and Global Studies Faculty. She is a volunteer nurse and Board Member of the Genesee County Free Medical Clinic.