- Linfield College
School of Nursing

Naomi Pitcock

Naomi Pitcock

Title: Associate Professor
Office Location: Peterson Hall 318
Phone: 503-413-7658
Email: npitcock@linfield.edu



  • B.S. Old Dominion University
  • M.S. The University of Virginia
  • D.N.P. The University of Virginia

Academic Interests:
Naomi’s research focuses on public health nursing, intercultural health communication, and breastfeeding. She works closely with community organizations to ensure optimum health care outcomes for under-served populations.



•    Pitcock, N. Drake, E. Kulbock, P. Pineda,k. Gibson, M. Yoder, l. (2015) Evaluation of an initiative to increase breastfeeding rates among Rural Hispanic women. Clinical Lactation 6(3).


Chatfield, S. & Pitcock, N. Top CNO imperatives for healthcare transformation. International Council of Nurses, Barcelona, Spain. July 2017

Pitcock, N., Pineda, K., & Ossinova, N. Improving breastfeeding rates among rural Hispanic Immigrant Women: The ¡Tengo Leche! initiative. International Lactation Consultant Association. Toronto, Canada. May 2015

Pitcock, N. ¡Tengo Leche! Initiative. Valley Health Interdisciplinary Conference. Winchester, VA.February 2015


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