|Linda Agustin Simunek, an associate with Harry Rosen Law, focuses her practice on medical malpractice, personal injury, and, wrongful death. Prior to law school Linda worked as an operating room nurse at Norwegian-American Hospital, intensive care unit nurse at the VA Medical Center-Chicago, psychiatric nurse at Aventura Medical Center, and adjunct clinical researcher at VA Medical Center-Miami. She has also served as a member of the Research Committee at Cleveland Clinic, Weston. Linda also served as the founding dean for various nursing programs in the U.S. including Florida International University (FIU), Miami. She was a founding head of the master’s nursing program and served as an Associate Dean for Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. She established the International University of Nursing in St. Kitts, West Indies in the Caribbean. She has served as a consultant to the Ministry of Health-Kuwait in the Middle East, at Kristians and College of Nursing in Norway, and at Beijing University, China.
Linda earned her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Miami School Of Law. She is a member of the Broward County Bar Association. She has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of the Philippines, a master’s degree in Nursing from De Paul University, Chicago, a post-master’s advanced nurse practitioner certificate in psychiatric nursing from FIU, and a PhD in Educational Administration from Loyola University of Chicago.
Linda has served as a member of the Florida Board of Nursing as well as the Illinois Board of Nursing. She has also served in the Editorial Board of the Journal of Nursing Law. She is a grant reviewer for the US Department of Health and Human Services (USDHS). She teaches Law in Healthcare Education, and, Conflict Resolution, as an adjunct professor at the Fischler School of Education at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). She is a Board Member of the Florida Initiative for Suicide Prevention (FISP).
Linda is a recipient of various honors including “Distinguished Alumna Award, De Paul University, Outstanding Filipino Overseas in Education Award from the President of the Republic of the Philippines, and, Outstanding Service Award from the Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA).
Linda A. Simunek
Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Miami School Of Law, Distinguished Alumna Award, De