Linda Piacentine, Ph.D., RN, ACNP-BC

Linda Piacentine
Linda Piacentine, Ph.D., RN, ACNP-BCMarquette University

Clark Hall, 339

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-5696

Associate Professor

Highest Degree and Institution

Ph.D., Marquette University

Courses Taught

NURS 6000: Theoretical Foundations of Nursing

NURS 6202:  Nursing Concepts & Interventions for the Care of Adults/Older Adults II -Theory 

NURS 8001:  Foundations for Scholars

Research Interests

Dr. Piacentine’s program of research focuses on methods individuals employ to self-manage symptoms that have developed from disease or related treatments. Working with an interdisciplinary team, Dr. Piacentine has focused on exercise to mitigate symptoms of cancer and multiple sclerosis. She has led qualitative research to understand wellness gained through individual and team exercise experiences. Currently, her team using mixed methodology to understand the psychological and physiological effects of long COVID. Dr. Piacentine is also leading a multi-institutional team examining current intimate partner violence screening practices in primary care clinics with the goal of improving practices for screening and provision of supportive services for victims of violence.

Professional Affiliations

American Association of Nurse Practitioners

American College of Sports Medicine

American Nurses Association

Midwest Nursing Research Society

Sigma Theta Tau International, Delta Gamma at-Large Chapter


Acute Care Medical-Surgical Nursing


Acute Care Nurse Practioner-Board Certified (ACNP-BC)


Link to Marquette University E-Publications - Piacentine

Honors and Awards

2021-2022 AHPRC Research Fellow, Marquette University 

2018  Midwest Nursing Research Society/Western Journal of Nursing Research (SAGE) Best Faculty Paper Award


2021-2024    Integrating advocates within a healthcare setting to strengthen intimate partner violence screening PI: Chelimsky, Co-Investigator & Marquette PI: Piacentine, Co-Investigators: Schubert, Jordan, Francis, Larkey, Menon, Yan, Lodh, Jerofke-Owen, Galambos, Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment 

2021-2022     2021 CTSI Pilot-ICRE Award Co-PI: Hunter, Kulinski, Papanek, Co-Investigators: Bement, Bollaert, Danduran, Piacentine, Uhrich , Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeastern Wisconsin

2021    Sex differences in the persistent effects of COVID-19, Investigators: Hunter, Piacentine, Bement, Papanek; Interdisciplinary Summer Research Grant, Institute for Women’s Leadership, Marquette University

2015-2018, Physician-Directed, Goal-Oriented Exercise Designed to Improve Quality of Life and Modulate Inflammation after Systemic Breast Cancer Treatment, PI: Piacentine, Co-Investigator: Ng, Aurora Cancer Care Research Award