Leodoro J. Labrague, RN, DM, PhD, CNE


Leodoro J. Labrague, RN, DM, PhD, CNE

Clinical Assistant Professor
Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago

Leodoro J. Labrague, RN, DM, PhD, CNE, is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the renowned Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago. Holding two doctorate degrees, a Doctor of Philosophy in Management and a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science, he exemplifies a multidisciplinary approach to research and scholarship.

With over 15 years of experience, Dr. Labrague has made significant contributions to the fields of nursing education and research. He began his teaching career in the Philippines, where he dedicated seven years to refining his skills and expertise in nursing education. Seeking to broaden his horizons, he spent another seven years teaching in the Sultanate of Oman, gaining invaluable cross-cultural experiences and collaborating with researchers from various countries.

Dr. Labrague's research contributions are highly regarded, particularly his development of two important research scales: the Toxic Leadership Behavior Scale for Nurse Managers and the Lockdown Fatigue Scale. These scales have gained widespread recognition and utilization among nursing professionals and researchers. Additionally, he has actively collaborated with researchers from Saudi Arabia, India, Oman, Greece, Nigeria, Australia, the Philippines, and the United States, expanding the impact of his research globally.

As a prolific writer, Dr. Labrague has authored and co-authored over 100 articles in high-impact nursing journals, accumulating an impressive citation count of over 8000. This distinction solidifies his position as one of the highly cited Filipino nurse researchers. Moreover, his research has garnered international recognition, earning him a prestigious spot among the Top 2% Scientists in the World based on Sandford's list for two consecutive years (2021/2022). Dr. Labrague's commitment to advancing nursing research and practice extends beyond his own publications. As an Associate Editor of Nursing Open at Wiley Publishing, he actively shapes the future of nursing by contributing to the publication and dissemination of cutting-edge research.