Linda L. Morris, Ph.D., APN, CCNS, FCCM Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Critical Care Medicine and Nurse

Specialty Focus: tracheostomy specialist, critical care, respiratory nursing, adult nursing, airway obstruction, cardiac arrest, nurse, acute care, medical malpractice, nursing standard of care, tracheostomy care, personal injury

Education: Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago; MSN, Loyola University of Chicago; BSN, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville; AA, Joliet Junior College

Years in Practice: 30+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 4


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Linda Morris is a certified clinical nurse specialist in critical care, who provides consultation and expert testimony in medical-legal cases. Over 20 years experience in health care, including positions in the clinical environment, education, and academia. Advanced practice nurse for respiratory care and tracheostomy specialist. Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology with the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine. Tracheostomy specialist and co-editor / author of the new book, Tracheostomies: The Complete Guide (Morris & Afifi, 2010, NY: Springer). Speaker who has developed and presented hundreds of formal and informal programs to numerous professional, civic, and community groups. Clinical consulting for tracheostomy patients (improving care; developing policies, protocols, teaching, etc.)