Lauri Linder, PhD, APRN, CPON

Research Interests

  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pediatric Oncology Nursing
  • Cancer Symptom Management
  • Genetics


  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Nursing - Associate Professor
  • Divisions: Acute and Chronic Care
  • Cancer Center Programs: Cancer Control & Population Sciences

Academic Office Information

  • 801-581-4339
  • College of Nursing
    10 South 2000 East, Room: 447
    Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Academic Bio

Lauri Linder, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Utah and a Clinical Nurse Specialist with the Cancer/Transplant Service Line at Primary Children’s Hospital. She is a Huntsman Cancer Institute investigator and a member of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences program.

Dr. Linder’s research interests are in the area of symptom management in children and adolescents with cancer with attention to care in the inpatient setting. Her research interests also include novel uses of technology to capture the symptom experiences of children and adolescents with cancer and investigation of genetic mechanisms involved in symptom profiles. She is a member of the Consortium to Study Symptoms in Adolescents with Cancer (CS2AC), a newly-established group of nurse researchers in the United States with a shared interest in studying symptoms in adolescents with cancer.

A graduate of the University of Utah, Linder also earned her PhD from the University of Utah. Her professional service presently includes serving as the vice president for the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation Board of Directors.

Education History

Type School Degree
Doctoral Training University of Utah
Graduate Training Georgetown University
Molecular Genetics
Graduate Training University of Utah College of Nursing
Parent Child Clinical Nurse Specialist
Undergraduate University of Utah College of Nursing

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