Linda Katherine Dowdy was American psychiatric and geriatric nurse. Certified gerontological nurse. Recipient Health Education award American Cancer Society, 1987. Chairman staying healthy after 50 committee Senior Outreach Program, St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield, Missouri; Member Missouri League of Nursing.
Institutional advisory nurse Division Aging Division of Health, State of Missouri, Springfield, 1979-1983. Director nursing Greene County Nursing and Health Center, 1983-1985. Director community health services American Red Cross, 1985-1988.
Staff senior adult psychiatric unit. St. John's Regional Health Center, 1988-1992, staff nurse psychiatric Intensive Care Unit, 1988-1995. Unit coordinator Mercy Villa St. Johns Regional Health Center, 1995-1997.
Support nurse St. Johns Hospice, 1997-1998, retired, 1998. Professional practice committee St. John's Regional Health Center, 1992-1994, system review committee, 1994-1995. Promoter and breeder of Registered Missouri Foxtrotting Horses, Luther Dowdy Farms, Rogersville, Missouri.