Our Faculty

Sandra Lewenson

Professor

College of Health Professions

Graduate Nursing

Location
  • @Pleasantville
    Lienhard Hall
A healthy society requires nurses' understanding of it's professional history.

Biography


Dr. Lewenson integrates nursing's rich history into her work as professor of nursing. She weaves her love of nursing history into her courses including those on decision-making, nursing education, and nursing history. She has been the recipient of the Outstanding Scholarship and Research Award from Teachers College, Columbia University, inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Alumni Association of Hunter College, and received the American Association for the History of Nursing Lavinia Dock Award for Historical Scholarship and Research in Nursing for her seminal work, Taking Charge: Nursing, Suffrage, and Feminism in America, 1873-1920. She won two American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Awards in 2008 for Capturing Nursing History: A Guide to Historical Methods in Research and Decision-Making in Nursing: Thoughtful Approaches for Practice. Her colleagues at Pace University awarded her the 2008-2009 Keenan Award for Teaching Excellence. Dr. Lewenson received the AAHN Mary M. Roberts Award for 2013 Nursing Interventions Through Time: History as Evidence and the AAHN President's Award for Outstanding Service. Dr. Lewenson is a member of the American Academy of Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society.

Education


EdD , Teachers College Columbia University , New York, NY , 1989
Professorial Role

Med , Teachers College, Columbia University , New York, NY , 1987
Professorial Role

MS , Mercy College , Dobbs Ferry, NY , 1986
Family Health Nursing/Older Contracting Families/Community

BS , Hunter College-Bellevue School of Nursing , New York, NY , 1971
Nursing

Awards and Honors

  • Teachers College, Columbia University, April 22, 2019 - Nurses Education Alumnae Post Doc Award
  • American Association for the History of Nursing, September 14, 2018 - Mary Roberts Scholarly Research Award
  • The American Journal of Nursing, January 2018 - The American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award - 1st place in Community/Public Health and 3rd Place in History and Health Policy
  • Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA., October 17, 2017 - Inaugural keynote Lorraine Albrecht speaker
  • Barbara Bates Center for the Study of Nursing History, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA., February 2017 - Visiting Scholar
  • American Association for the History of Nursing, September 21, 2016 - Adelaide Nutting Award for Exemplary Historical Research and Writing
  • Teachers College, Columbia University, Nursing Education Alumni Association, May 6, 2016 - R. Louise McManus Medal
  • American Association for the History of Nursing, September 2013 - President's Award
  • American Association for the History of Nursing, September 27, 2013 - Mary M. Roberts Award for 2013
  • American Library Association's, Choice , 2012 - 2011 Choice Outstanding Academic Title
  • University of Virginia, Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry, Charlottesville, VA , March 15, 2011 - Agnes Dillon Randolph Scholar
  • Pace University, 2009 - Kenan Award for Teaching Excellence
  • 2008 - AJN Book of the Year Award
  • American Journal of Nursing, 2008 - AJN Book of the Year Award
  • Lienhard School of Nursing, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY, 2008 - Dean's Outstanding Research Award
  • American Library Association's, Choice, 2008 - “Outstanding Academic Title”
  • Teachers College- Columbia University New York, NY, 2005 - Scholarly Research Award
  • Pace University, 2004 - Distinguished Faculty Award
  • Alumni Association of Hunter College , May 2, 2003 - Elected into the 2003 Hunter College Hall of Fame
  • Pace University, 2002 - Kenan Award
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, 2001 - 2001 Media Nursing Print Award
  • American Journal of Nursing, 2001 - American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award
  • American Academy of Nursing, 2000 - Fellow of American Academy of Nursing (FAAN)
  • Pace University, 1999 - Outstanding Contribution Award for Teamwork
  • American Association of History of Nursing, 1995 - Lavinia Dock Award for Historical Scholarship and Research
  • Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY, 1986 - Graduate Class Speaker, Convocation Ceremony
  • Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY, 1986 - Graduate with Distinction, Master of Science in Nursing
  • Zeta Omega Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society, 1986 - Scholarly Research Award
  • Zeta Omega Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, 1984 - Invited member

Publications


Lewenson, S. (2019). Hidden & Forgotten: Being Black in the American Red Cross Town & Country Nursing Service, 1912-1948. Nursing History Review.

Lewenson, S. (2019). Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital, Nursing History Review.. Vol 27 , pages 134-136.

Lewenson, S. & Londrigan, M. (2018). Assessment: Using the public health nursing assessment tool.. Public health nursing: Practicing population-based care 3rd Ed.. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett. (Issue 3rd edition) , pages pp. 49-89.

Londrigan, M., Singleton, J. & Lewenson, S. (2018). Epilogue: Nursing and primary health care. Epilogue: Nursing and primary health care. In M. Truglio-Londrigan & S. B. Lewenson (Eds.). Public health nursing: Practicing population-based care 3rd Ed. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett. (Issue 3rd edition) , pages pp. 423-441.

Lewenson, S. (2018). Public health nursing in the United States: A history. Public health nursing: Practicing population-based care 3rd. Ed.. Massachusettes: Jones & Bartlett. (Issue 3rd) , pages pp. 23-47.

Londrigan, M. & Lewenson, S. (2018). Public health nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care 3rd Ed.. (Issue 3rd)

Londrigan, M. & Lewenson, S. (2018). What is public health and public health nursing?. Marie Londrigan & Sandra B. Lewenson (Eds.), Public health nursing: Practicing population-based care 3rd Ed.. Massachusettes: Jones & Bartlett. (Issue 3rd edition) , pages pp. 3-21.

Lewenson, S. The District Nursing Association of Northern Westchester: An Early History of One of the First Rural Public health Nursing Services in the United States: 1898-1948.

Lewenson, S. & Londrigan, M. (2017). Public health nursing: Working with families and communities in the United States.. Family and community nurse: Political proposals from a national research.. Milan, Italy, Italy: Franco Angeli Publishing.

Lewenson, S. (2017). The origins of public health nursing: Meeting the health needs of small town America. Lewenson, S.B., McAllister, AM, & Smith, K. (Eds.), Nursing History for Contemporary Role Development. New York, New York: Springer Publishing. , pages pp. 19-35.

Lewenson, S., McAllister, A. & Smith, K. (2017, November). Nursing History for Contemporary Role Development. New York: Springer.

Lewenson, S. (2017, August). Book Review: Caring on the Clock: Complexities and Contradictions of Paid Care Work. Vol 25 , pages 191-193.

Lewenson, S., McAllister, A. & Smith, K. (2016, December). Instructor's Manual: Nursing History for Contemporary Role Development.

Londrigan, M. & Lewenson, S. (2016). Population Health: Vulnerable Populations Access to Care. .

Lewenson, S. (2016, November). The origins of public health nursing: Meeting the health needs of small town America.. Nursing History for Contemporary Role Development. New York, NY, USA: Springer Publishing.

Londrigan, M. & Lewenson, S. (2016, May 1). Improve Obama Care, Don't Risk Replacing it. (Issue May 1, 2016 ) , pages 19 A.

Londrigan, M. & Lewenson, S. (2016, May 1). Improve Obama Care, Don't Risk Replacing it. (Issue May 1, 2016 ) , pages 19 A.

Lewenson, S. & Londrigan, M. Public health nursing: Working with families and communities in the United States. Family and community nurse: Political proposals from a national research. Milan, Italy: Franco Angeli Publishing.

Lewenson, S. B., Brigid, L. & Arlene, K. (2016, March). Using nursing history to inform decision-making: Infectious diseases at the turn of the century. Nursing Outlook. Vol 64 (Issue 2) http://www.nursingoutlook.org/article/S0029-6554(15)00326-7/abstract?showall=true=

Lewenson, S. B. & Truglio-Londrigan, M. (2016, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Practicing Primary Health Care in Nursing: Caring for Populations.

Lewenson, S. & Truglio-Londrigan, M. (2015). Decision-making in nursing: Thoughtful approaches for leadership (2nd edition). Boston, MA, USA: Jones & Bartlett. (Issue 2nd Edition)

Lewenson, S. & Nickitas, D. M. (2015). Nursing's History of Advocacy and Action. Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals. New York, New York, USA: Springer Publishing. (Issue 2) , pages pp. 3-13.

Londrigan, M. & Lewenson, S. B. (2015). Population Health: Vulnerable Populations Access to Care. Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals. New York, New York, USA: Springer Publishing. , pages pp. 183-199.

Lewenson, S. & McAllister, A. (2015). Learning the Historical Method: Step by Step. Mary DeChesnay (Eds.), Nursing Research Using Historical Methods. New York, New York: Springer.

Lewenson, S., Welch, C. & Hasmiller, S. (2015, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Intergenerational lessons and fabulous 'stories:” How one generation's nursing experiences bear relevance for the next.. American Journal of Nursing. Vol 115 (Issue 110) , pages 45-51.

Lewenson, S. (2015, May 31). Cornerstone documents in healthcare: Our history, our future. OJIN. Vol 20 (Issue 2) http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ANAMarketplace/ANAPeriodicals/OJIN/TableofContents/Vol-20-2015/No2-May-2015/OS-Cornerstone-Documents.html#.VW_2vgsNcNI.mailto

Lewenson, S. B. (2015, May 6). New York Nurses: Caring outside of the spotlight. , pages pp. 2, 4 .

Lewenson, S. & Truglio-Londrigan, M. (2013). Chapter 3: Assessment: Using the public health nursing assessment tool. Public Health Nursing:Practicing Population-Based Care Health Care. Boston, MA: Jones & Bartlett.

Lewenson, S. & Londrigan, M. (2013, February). Learning the Faculty Role: Using the Evolving Case Story of Probessor Able in an Online Masters of Nursing Education Program. Journal of Nursing Education . Vol 2 (Issue 52 ) , pages 98-103.

Truglio-Londrigan, M. & Lewenson, S. (2013). Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care 2nd Ed. Boston, MA: Jones & Bartlett. (Issue 2nd Edition)

Drury, L., Londrigan, M. & Lewenson, S. Working it out: Consultation, counseling, and health teaching. Public health nursing: Applying and doing. Boston, MA: Jones & Bartlett. , pages 247-266.

Lewenson, S., , H. & , D. (2003). Chapter 11: Historical research method. Qualitative research in nursing: Advancing the humanistic imperative. Philadelphia: Lippincott. (Issue 3)

Lewenson, S. (2003). Interview with Mary Elizabeth Carnegie. Vol 7 (Issue 4) , pages 165-168.

Lewenson, S. & , T. (2002). Historical perspectives in managed care. Nursing perspectives on managed care. New York: Mosby. , pages 23-50.

Lewenson, S., Feldman, H. R., , B., , C., , L., , K., , ., , T. & Shortridge-Baggett, L. M. (2000). The power of partnerships: Changing people and systems. Nursing and Health Care Perspectives. Vol 21 (Issue 6) , pages 280-286.

Lewenson, S. (2000). Historical Community Assessment at the Henry Street Settlement.

Lewenson, S. (1999). A Century of Influence: A collection of oral histories for the centennial celebration of nursing.

Lewenson, S., , H. & , D. (1999). Chapter 10: Nursing research and historiography. Qualitative research in nursing: Advancing the humanistic imperative. Philadelphia: Lippincott.

Lewenson, S., , H. & , D. (1999). Chapter 9: Historical research approach. Qualitative research in nursing: Advancing the humanistic imperative. Philadelphia: Lippincott.

Lewenson, S. (1999). Interview with Dr. Marilyn Jaffe Ruiz. Vol 4 (Issue 2) , pages 59-61.

Lewenson, S. (1999). We band of angels. Vol 4 (Issue 2) , pages 64-65.

Lewenson, S., , D. & , J. (1998). Chapter 3: Historical overview: Policy, politics, and nursing. Policy and politics for nurses. Philadelphia: Saunders. (Issue 3) , pages 41-58.

Lewenson, S. (1996). Taking charge: Nursing, suffrage, and feminism in America, 1873-1920. New York, USA: National League for Nursing Press. (Issue 2)

Lewenson, S., , H. & , D. (1994). Chapter 10: Nursing research and historiography. Qualitative research in nursing: Advancing the humanistic imperative. Philadelphia: Lippincott. , pages 212-229.

Lewenson, S., , H. & , . (1994). Chapter 9: Historical research approach. Qualitative research in nursing: Advancing the humanistic imperative. Philadelphia: Lippincott. , pages 195-212.

Lewenson, S. (1994). History of accreditation.

Lewenson, S. (1994). Sentinel for health: A history of the Centers for Disease Control. (Issue 4) , pages 8-9.

Lewenson, S. (1994). “Of logical necessity...they hang together:” Nursing and the woman's movement, 1901-1912. Nursing History Review. (Issue 2) , pages 99-117.

Lewenson, S. (1993). Taking charge: Nursing, suffrage, and feminism in America, 1873-1920. New York: Garland.

Lewenson, S. & , . (1993). Who cares for the caregiver? The history of women in caregiving. Lynne Tepper (Eds.), Respite Care. New York: Charles Press.

Lewenson, S., , ., , V. & , . (1992). Agnes Gardner Deans. Biographical dictionary of American nurses. New York: Garland. Vol 2

Lewenson, S. (1992). Edith Cavell: Traitor or savior. Nursing Research. Vol 41 (Issue 6) , pages 3, 62.

Lewenson, S. & Birnbach, N. (1992). One hundred years' commitment.

Lewenson, S. & , B. (1991). First words: Selected addresses from the National League for Nursing, 1894-1933. New York, NY, USA: Springer.

Lewenson, S., , ., , . & , . (1990). The Woman's nursing and suffrage movement, 1893-1920. V. Bullough, M. Stanton, and B. Bullough (Eds.), Florence Nightingale and her era: A collection of new scholarship. New York: Garland Press. , pages 123-137.

Lewenson, S. (1989). The Relationship Among the Four Professional Nursing Organizations and Woman Suffrage: 1893-1920.

PRESENTATIONS


Lewenson, S. (2019, September). Fall 2019 Annual Meeting of the AAHN. “REST ON PLACEMENT, TAKE UP PREPARATION”: THE EDUCATIONAL MISSION OF THE CIRCLE OF NEGRO RELIEF, CIRCA1920s.. American Association for the History of Nursing, Dallas, TX

Lewenson, S. (2019, March 15). Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS) and the Agnes Dillon Randolph International Nursing History. An Experiment in Care: The Circle of Negro Relief's Use of Blue Circle Public Health Nurses in the Rural South, circa 1919-1925. Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry, Charlottesville, VA

Lewenson, S., D'Antonio, P., Glass, L. & Wytenbroek, L. (2018, September 15). American Association for the History of Nursing Fall 2018 Annual Meeting . Memories and Milestones: The History of AAHN Sandra Lewenson, Laurie Glass, Patricia D'Antonio, Lydia Wytenbroek –The History of the AAHN Auction.. American Association for the History of Nursing, San Diego, California

Lewenson, S. (2018, September 15). American Association for the History of Nursing Fall 2018 Annual Meeting. The Conference: Negotiating the Relationship between the Circle of Negro Relief and American Red Cross Public Health Service, February 18, 1920. American Association for the History of Nursing, San Diego, California

Lewenson, S. (2018, May 11). American Association for the History of Medicine 2018 Annual Meeting. The “A” List: African-American Nurses and the American Red Cross Town & Country Nursing Service, 1912-1949. American Association for the History of Medicine, Los Angelos, California

Lewenson, S. (2018, April 30). College of Health Professions Scholarly Colloquium. “The American Red Cross Town and Country: The African-American Experience.”. Pace University, Pleasantville & NY campus

Lewenson, S. (2017, October 17). Inaugural keynote Lorraine Albrecht speaker. Hidden & Forgotten: Being Black in the American Red Cross Town & Country Nursing Service, 1912-1948. Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

Lewenson, S. (2017, September). American Association for the History of Nursing 2017 Fall Annual Meeting. Designation 1A: The African-American Experience in the American Red Cross Town and Country, 1912-1917. American Association for the History of Nursing, St. Johns Fisher College, Rochester, New York

Lewenson, S., Mann Wall, B. & Cynthia, C. (2017, September). American Association for the History of Nursing 2017 Fall Annual Meeting. The Uses and Abuses of Historical “Lenses”. American Association for the History of Nursing , St. Johns Fisher College, Rochester, New York

Lewenson, S. (2017, June). Cochrane School of Nursing Graduation 2017. Lessons from History: Congratulations. Cochrane School of Nursing, St. Johns' Riverside Hospital, Yonkers, New York

Lewenson, S. & , S. K. (2016, December 01). Talking History. Health History and Humanities for Contemporary Nursing. American Association for the History of Nursing, Webinar/conference call

Lewenson, S. B. (2016, September). American Association for the History of Nursing Annual Fall Conference. 'Our Doctors Cannot Be Our Nurses': Outcomes from the 'Sickness in Dutchess County' Report, 1915”. American Association for the History of Nursing, Chicago, Ill

Lewenson, S. B. (2016, March 11). Randolph International Conference. Early 20th Century Women Activists, Nursing, and the American Red Cross Town & Country: Margaret Chanler Aldrich and Mary Gerard Lewis -. University of Virginia, Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Lewenson, S. (2016, January 31). Historic Red Hook and Rhinebeck Historic Society Community Meeting. Public Health Care Comes to Red Hook and Rhinebeck. Historic Red Hook, Rhinebeck Historic Society, Northern Dutchess County, and the Thompson Foundation, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Rhinebeck, New York

Lewenson, S. B. (2015, November 11). Bates Center Seminar. Women Activists and Nursing: Margaret Chanler Aldrich and Mary Gerard Lewis and the American Red Cross Town and Country Affiliation with the Red Hook District Nursing Service, Late 19th and early 20th Centuries.. University of Pennsylvania, Barbara Bates Center for the Study of Nursing History, Philadelphia, PA

Lewenson, S. B. (2015, October 16). Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference. Primary Health Care: An Exemplar from History. American Academy of Nursing, Washington, DC

Lewenson, S. B., McAllister, A., Smith, K., Keeling, A. & Mann-Wall, B. (2015, September 18). AAHN Fall Research Meeting. • History by Stealth: Integrating Nursing History in Education, Practice, and Research. American Association for the History of Nursing, Dublin, Ireland

Lewenson, S. B. (2015, September 18). AAHN Fall Annual Research Meeting. • Practicing Primary Health Care in Rural America: The Red Hook Nursing Experience, 1915-1917. American Association for the History of Nursing, Dublin, Ireland

RESEARCH INTEREST


History of Public Health Nursing in the United States; History of nursing's political advocacy for primary health care; Historical Methodology; the American Red Cross Town and Country Nursing Service; Diversity in nursing history.

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts

Lewenson, S. (2018, September). Bernadine Lacey: An African American Nursing Leader Tells Her Story about Diversity and Inclusivity .
College of Health Professions Scholarly Research – to be Funded) , Pace University . Funded,

Lewenson, S., Yearwood, E. & , . (2018, January). Consultant (Oral History) for a project that will collect the oral history of two African American nurses who graduated from Georgetown in 1964 (Margaret Jordan) and Bernadine Lacey (1969). The title of this project is: Remembering the Past, Educating for the Present and Future: An Oral History of the Lived Student Experience of the first African-American Women to Graduate from the School of Nursing at Georgetown University (1960-1969). .
School of Nursing & Health Studies, Georgetown University $7,300.00 . Funded,

Lewenson, S. (2016, September). The American Red Cross Town and Country Rural Public Health Nurse, Frances Elliot Davis: the African American Experience, 1912-1948. .
University Scholarly Research Award for Research – Funds ($3,000) to be awarded for the research; , Pace University , $3,000.00 . Funded,

Lewenson, S. (2016, December). Awarded Kenan Grant for Travel .
Pace University . Funded,Travel award to the American Academy of Nursing held in Washington, DC. October 2016

Lewenson, S. B. (2015, December 16). Kenan Fund.
Pace University , Pace University , $761.00 . Funded,

MEDIA CONTRIBUTIONS

  • The Journal News [Newspaper], April 04 2016
    Truglio-Londrigan, M. & Lewenson, S. B. (2016, April 26). Improve Obama Care: Don't Risk Replacing it. IOHUD The Journal News. Retreived from http://www.lohud.com/story/opinion/contributors/2016/04/26/view-improve-obamacare-dont-risk-replacing/82349440/
  • OJIN [Internet], May 2015
    Lewenson, S. B. (2015). Cornerstone documents in healthcare: Our history, our future. OJIN, 20(2) American Nurse Association. http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ANAMarketplace/ANAPeriodicals/OJIN/TableofContents/Vol-20-2015/No2-May-2015/OS-Cornerstone-Documents.html#.VW_2vgsNcNI.mailto
  • Daily News [Newspaper], May 6 2015
    Lewenson, S. B. (2015, May 6) New York Nurses: Caring outside of the spotlight. New York National Nurses Week 2015 Special Sections Page, Special Advertisement Supplement, Daily News, pp. 2, 4
  • New York Times [Newspaper], June 10 2007
    Nursing Diaries: Celebrating A History of Caring and Professionalism, an advertisement that appeared in New York Times, Sunday, June 10, 2007 edition as part of series on recruiting nurses.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Association for the History of Medicine 2018
    History of Medicine
  • Teachers College Columbia University Nursing Education Alumnae Association [Auctioneer; Nominating Committee Member] 2003
  • Academy of American Nursing [Expert Panel member, Co-Chair ended in 2012] 2000
    Select group of nursing fellows -must be invited to join
  • American Association for the History of Nursing [Auctioneer, Nominating Committee Member] 1989
    The American Association for the History of Nursing (AAHN) is a professional organization open to everyone interested in the history of nursing. Originally founded in 1978 as a historical methodology group, the association was briefly named the International History of Nursing Society. The purpose of the Association shall be to foster the importance of history as relevant to understanding the past, defining the present, and influencing the future of nursing by: Stimulating national and international interest and collaboration in the history of nursing; Educating nurses and the public regarding the history and heritage of the nursing profession; Encouraging and supporting research in the history of nursing and recognizing outstanding scholarly achievement in nursing history; Encouraging the collection, preservation, and use of materials of historical importance to nursing; Serving as a resource for information about nursing history; Producing and distributing educational materials related to the history and heritage of the nursing profession; Promoting the inclusion of nursing history in nursing curricula; Fostering interdisciplinary collaboration in history.
  • Nursing Education Association Alumnae at Teachers College, Columbia University [Auctioneer – fundraiser, Chair of Hall of Fame Nomination Committee (2007), Program Chair of the Isabel Stewart Conference (2002)] 1989
  • American Association for the History of Nursing [President, AAHN Dock Award Committee; Auctioneer, Fundraiser, Vice-President; Director of Communications] 1988
    The American Association for the History of Nursing (AAHN) is a professional organization open to everyone interested in the history of nursing. Originally founded in 1978 as a historical methodology group, the association was briefly named the International History of Nursing Society. The purpose of the Association shall be to foster the importance of history as relevant to understanding the past, defining the present, and influencing the future of nursing by: Stimulating national and international interest and collaboration in the history of nursing; Educating nurses and the public regarding the history and heritage of the nursing profession; Encouraging and supporting research in the history of nursing and recognizing outstanding scholarly achievement in nursing history; Encouraging the collection, preservation, and use of materials of historical importance to nursing; Serving as a resource for information about nursing history; Producing and distributing educational materials related to the history and heritage of the nursing profession; Promoting the inclusion of nursing history in nursing curricula; Fostering interdisciplinary collaboration in history.
  • Sigma Theta Tau International (Zeta Omega Westchester-Rockland Chapter-at-Large) [Member, Past President] 1984
  • American Nurses Association [Member] 1971
  • American Academy of Nursing [Co-Chair of Expert Panel] 2010
  • American Public Health Association [Contributing Member] 2008
  • New York State Nurses Association [member] 1980
  • American Association for the History of Nursing [Past President ]
    The American Association for the History of Nursing (AAHN) is a professional organization open to everyone interested in the history of nursing. Originally founded in 1978 as a historical methodology group, the association was briefly named the International History of Nursing Society. The purpose of the Association shall be to foster the importance of history as relevant to understanding the past, defining the present, and influencing the future of nursing by: Stimulating national and international interest and collaboration in the history of nursing; Educating nurses and the public regarding the history and heritage of the nursing profession; Encouraging and supporting research in the history of nursing and recognizing outstanding scholarly achievement in nursing history; Encouraging the collection, preservation, and use of materials of historical importance to nursing; Serving as a resource for information about nursing history; Producing and distributing educational materials related to the history and heritage of the nursing profession; Promoting the inclusion of nursing history in nursing curricula; Fostering interdisciplinary collaboration in history.
  • Nursing Education Association Alumnae at Teachers College, Columbia University [Chair of Hall of Fame Nomination Committee ] 2007
  • Nursing Education Association Alumnae at Teachers College, Columbia University [Program Chair of the Isabel Stewart Conference ] 2002
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