Linda Burnes Bolton

Linda Burnes Bolton is system chief nurse executive, vice president for nursing, chief nursing officer and director of nursing research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. She is one of the principal investigators at the Cedars-Sinai Burns & Allen Research Institute.

She holds board appointments with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, HealthImpact of California and is a trustee of Case Western Reserve University. She earned her undergraduate degree from Arizona State University School of Nursing in 1970. She holds master's in nursing, master's in public health and a doctorate in public health from University of California Los Angeles. She was awarded the Doctor of Science from the State University of New York in 2015.

Dr. Burnes Bolton is a past president of the American Academy of Nursing, National Black Nurses Association and the American Organization of Nurse Executives. She was appointed to the National Academy of Medicine in 2015.

External Appointments

Vice President for Nursing, Chief Nursing Officer, Director of Nursing Research
Cedars-Sinai Medical center