PhD University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
MS Columbia University in the City of New York, New York
BS William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey
Work and Education
Dr. Lindley has been a registered nurse for over 22 years and has taught nursing for over eight years at the undergraduate and graduate level. She began at Baylor University in January 2016. Specializing in holistic health assessment and transition to practice, she teaches courses through lecture, lab, and clinical settings. Her teaching is informed by many years of professional experience practicing as an ER nurse, nurse practitioner in acute care, and senior administration, including time as acting co-CNO.
In the past, Dr. Lindley has served on many nursing school committees. These include the Undergraduate and Graduate Curriculum Committees, Evaluation Committee, and the Center of Excellence Committee. She has been actively involved in Sigma Theta Tau, Inc. (STTI) by serving on research day committees and as a grant reviewer for local chapters of STTI. Dr. Lindley also serves as an expert advisor to the Texas Nurses Association, Education and Regulatory Committee.
Articles and Presentations
Outside the classroom, Dr. Lindley contributes to nursing science through presentations and publications. Examples from this year include: a panel presentation in January 2016, at the Society for Simulation in Healthcare on the topic of “Defining Clinical Competencies Using Simulation: A Nursing Exemplar’ and in March 2016, her article “Expanding Capacity with an Accelerated Online BSN Program” was published in the Journal of Professional Nursing.
Dr. Lindley is involved in her local community. Aside from spending time with her husband and son, she is an active member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, where she serves as a Eucharistic Minister and member of the Respect Life Committee. She also serves as a RN volunteer at a medical clinic in Dallas.