In 2016 Linda retired after a 45 years career in the Health Science field and is devoting her time to organizations she feels strongly about. She has served on Utah Planned Parenthood’s Board of Directors, as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) with the Juvenile 3rd District Court, and in 2019 developed and implemented a program to allow therapy animals in the Juvenile 3rd District Courts. She is a member of Utah Pet Partners serving at University Neuropsychiatric Institute beginning in the pediatric unit then moving to the acute care adult.
Linda began her career in the medical field in 1976 as a staff nurse then becoming interested in neurodiagnostics moved on to become a technologist performing EEG, EP and EMG diagnostic testing at the University of California Medical Center, San Francisco. In 1982 Linda moved to Salt Lake City after being offered the supervisory position in the EEG diagnostic laboratory at the University of Utah Health Science Center. She helped to develop and implement new programs for Neuro-Intraoperative Monitoring, expansion of the Epilepsy Monitoring unit and the Sleep Disorders Center. Linda later became the manager of the three diagnostic service departments. In 2001 Linda moved into the sleep medicine industry, first as a top sales manager for a leading diagnostic company and later in 2005 as vice president of operations for a group of private sleep disorders laboratories. In 2013 she returned to University of Utah to manage the Sleep Wake Center. Over her career, Linda has served on numerous educational and task force committees with AAST, ABRET, BRPT, AASM.