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Mary Louise Donaldson

BSN 1954, MSN 1961- Distinguished Alumna, Faculty and Professor Emerita



Recognized as the School’s historian. She published a book titled “A History of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing 1909 – 1984.” During her faculty tenure, she made many contributions, including developing a media center where she served as its director for 18 years. She also served as associate dean for graduate studies.

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