Lynnea Myers ’05

Alumni and Faculty

Associate Professor in Nursing and Public Health

Lynnea Myers graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Nursing from Gustavus Adolphus College and her Master of Science in Nursing from Duke University. She received a PhD in Nursing Science at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee and a PhD in Developmental Neuroscience at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. She is a licensed registered nurse and holds certification as a public health nurse. Lynnea is a past president of the Minnesota Chapter of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. 

Lynnea's Doctoral Dissertation at Vanderbilt University was titled Communicating with Health Care Providers: Perceptions of Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders:

Lynnea's Doctoral Dissertation at the Karolinska Institute was titled Morphological Variants in Neurodevelopmental Disorders:


Myers, L. (2013).  Partnering to provide a summer institute of nursing. Journal of Nursing Education, 52(12), 701-704. doi: 10.3928/01484834-20131121-02. PMID: 24304260

Myers, L. (2014). Best practices in developmental screening and referral for young children. Nurse Practitioner, 39(12), 1-6. doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000456396.62414.14. PMID: 25397740

Myers, L (2014).  Exploring public health nursing at the community and systems level. Journal of Nursing Education, 53(9 Suppl), S118. doi:10.3928/01484834-20140821-21. PMID: 25199155

Hanson, K. E., Mansergh, G., Koblin, B. A., Flores, S. A., Hudson, S. M., Myers, L., & Colfax, G. N. (2015). Depressive symptoms by HIV serostatus are differentially associated with unprotected receptive and insertive anal sex among substance-using men who have sex with men in the United States. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 68(1), e13-e16. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000396. PMID: 25321181

Myers, L., Stadick, J. L., & Helget, J. L. (2015). Ped- Giving back: Using alumni for a nursing skills day. Journal of Nursing Education, 54(4), 235-236. doi:10.3928/01484834-20150318-11. PMID: 25826766

Myers, L.H., Jeffery, A. D., Nimmagadda, H., Werthman, J., & Jordan, K. (2015). Ped- Building a community of scholars: One cohort’s experience in an online and distance education doctorate of philosophy program. Journal of Nursing Education, 54(11), 650-654. PMID: 26517078

Hasslinger, J. Sirviö, S., Berggren, S., Myers, L., Flygare, O., Tammimies, K., Bölte, S. (2016). A comparative randomized controlled pragmatic trial of neurofeedback and working memory training for children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Protocol. Translational Developmental Psychology, 4: doi:10.3402/tdp.v4.30556

Myers, L., Anderlid, B. M., Nordgren, A., Willfors, C., Kuja-Halkola, R., Tammimies, K., & Bolte, S. (2017). Minor physical anomalies in neurodevelopmental disorders: A twin study. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 11, 57. doi:10.1186/s13034-017-0195-y

Myers, L.,Van't Westeinde, A., Kuja-Halkola, R., Tammimies, K., & Bolte, S. (2018). 2D:4D Ratio in Neurodevelopmental Disorders: A Twin Study. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. doi:10.1007/s10803-018-3588-8

Myers, L., Blyth, M., Moradkhani, K., Hranilović, D., Polesie, S., Isaksson, J., Nordgren, A., Bucan, M., Vincent, M., Bölte, S., Anderlid, B., & Tammimies, K. (2020). Variable neurodevelopmental and morphological phenotypes of carriers with 12q12 duplications. Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine, 8(1).

Myers, L., Anderlid, B.M., Nordgren, A., Lundin, K., Kuja-Halkola, R., Tammimies, K., & Bölte, S. (2020). Clinical versus automated assessments of morphological variants in twins with and without neurodevelopmental disorders.(In Press, American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A).


Gustavus Adolphus College (BAN, 2005), Duke University (MSN, 2006), Vanderbilt University (PhD, 2017), Karolinska Institutet (PhD, 2019)

Courses Taught

Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
NUR-202 Research & Ethics 8 2021/FA, 2021/SP, 2020/FA, 2020/SP, 2016/SP, 2015/SP, and 2014/FA
NUR-388 Community Health Clinical 6 2014/FA, 2013/FA, and 2012/FA
NDL-268 Career Exploration 5 2017/JN, 2016/JN, 2015/JN, 2014/JN, and 2013/JN
NUR-385 Pediatric Nursing Clincl 4 2021/FA and 2020/FA
NUR-383 Public Health Clinical 4 2021/FA and 2020/FA
NUR-338 Child Health 3 2014/SP, 2013/SP, and 2012/SP
NUR-304 Nursing Concepts 3 2013/FA, 2012/FA, and 2011/FA
NUR-239 Nutrition and Wellness 3 2013/FA, 2012/FA, and 2012/SP
NUR-398 Profsnl Nurse Practice 2 2021/SP and 2020/SP
NUR-338 Child Health Lab 2 2013/SP and 2012/SP
NUR-302 Healthcare Issues 2 2012/FA and 2011/FA
NUR-308 Adult Health I 2 2012/FA and 2011/FA
PBH-201 Intro Public Health 1 2021/SP
NUR-253 Intro Public Health 1 2020/SP