Lynda Byer, MS, RN

Clinical Instructor of Nursing

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  • Biography


  • BSN, Nursing, University of Michigan
  • MS, Public Health Nursing, University of Illinois


Originally from Michigan, but have lived on the east/west coasts of the US. Experience spans over 45 years in academic, research, acute, and community health settings. Previously taught community health nursing at three universities. Lynda has worked on health initiatives at the local, state, and national level. Most recent experience was managing a care transition and readmission reduction program, collaborating with an acute hospital and a hospice/palliative care agency. Received the first “Takes a Village” award from Michigan Department of Community Health for her work on an adolescent screening project with CDC and has presented at numerous national community health conferences. Lynda is married to Tim (46 years) and they have 3 married sons, 3 bonus daughters and 2 grandchildren. They moved to Gig Harbor Washington to be closer to family along with Bene the dog. Lynda is enjoying living in the PNW and returning to academia.