Top 100 Leaders
BSN 1962, MSN 1972 - Distinguished Alumna and Faculty
Recognized for her vision of nursing and the establishment of the role of family nurse practitioner and the establishment of the first nurse practitioner run clinic in Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee. She led the need for and the development of the role of the registered school nurse in schools throughout Tennessee supporting the coordinated school health program in the Tennessee General Assembly and Tennessee Nurses Association. She was directly involved in establishing the role of the registered nurse in adult developmentally challenged homes and workshops in the Upper Cumberland Region.