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Beverly Fussell Craig

Beverly Fussell Craig, American medical/surgical nurse, educator. United States Public Health Service trainee.


  • Craig, Beverly Fussell was born on December 29, 1939 in Baltimore. Daughter of Marion Berkeley and Juanita (Forbes) Fussell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University Maryland, 1961. Master of Science in Nursing, University North Carolina, 1964. Doctor of Education, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1985.


    • Consultant, Hickory, North Carolina. From instructor to assistant professor University North Carolina School Nursing, Chapel Hill. Assistant in instruction University Maryland School Nursing, Baltimore.

      Professor, chair faculty, chair department nursing, chair School Education Lenoir-Rhyne College, Hickory. Nurse researcher Catawba Memorial Hospital. Site visitor National League for Nursing, 1985-1996, program evaluator accrediting commission, since 1996, National League Nursing Accrediting Commission, since 1996.

      Member visiting team Southern Association olls. and School Commission on Colleges, 2003.


    • Columnist in field.


    Trustee Hickory Memorial Hospital, 1978-1983. Organizer, leader La Leche League, 1971-1977. President congregation Christ Lutheran Church, 1986-1987, worship assistant, since 1983, choir, 1982-1990, 93—, handbells, 2002-2003.

    Member American Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, North Carolina Nurses Association (board directors, cabinet on research), Christian Nurse Educators, American Heart Association, Southern Nursing Research Society, Catawba County Board Health (chairperson), Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Kappa.


    • Married Howard Roper Craig, November 4, 1967. Children: Stephen Lawrence, Gordon Howard.
    • father: Marion Berkeley Fussell
    • mother: Juanita (Forbes) Fussell
    • spouse: Howard Roper Craig
    • children: Stephen Lawrence Craig
    • Gordon Howard Craig
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    Born December 29, 1939