Dr. Boyd received her ASDH from Mt. Hood Community College, BS in Nutrition and Food Management from Oregon State University, MS in Nutrition Science and Policy from Tufts University, Dietetic Internship at New England Medical Center in Boston and EdD in Educational Leadership with a Specialization in Postsecondary Adult and Continuing Education at Portland State University. Dr. Boyd has received awards from the American Dental Education Association for her work in assessing critical thinking outcomes. Prior to entering education, she worked in general and periodontal dental practices for 20 years. She was the Director of Preclinical Predoctoral Periodontics at Oregon Health and Sciences University for five years and Chair, Department of Dental Hygiene at Georgia Perimeter College for the past two years. Dr. Boyd is now Dean in the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene at MCPHS University where she teaches clinical, graduate education courses and supervises thesis research.
Correspondence to Dr. Boyd can be sent to the following address:
Linda D. Boyd
Dean & Professor
Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene
179 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115