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Dorothy F. Strand

Dorothy F. Strand, American school nurse. Registered Nurse, California, Massachusetts; certified community college instructor, family nurse practitioner, California. Named School Nurse of Year California School Nurse Organization, 1994.


  • Strand, Dorothy F. was born on September 27, 1939 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of William and Anna (Darchuk) Fedoryshyn.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Massachusetts, 1961. Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, California State University, Long Beach, 1980.


    • Staff nurse Pittsfield General Hospital, 1961. Head nurse, instructor Syracuse (New York ) Memorial Hospital, 1961-1965. Instructor Union Memorial School Nursing, Baltimore, 1965-1967.

      Staff nurse obstetrics Glendale (California) Community Hospital, 1967-1973. Adult education instructor Los Angeles Unified School District, 1971-1973. Staff nurse Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago, 1977.

      Institute California Community College District, Cypress, 1981. School nurse special education Orange (California) Unified School District, since 1980.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, California, Massachusetts. Certified community college instructor, family nurse practitioner, California.


    • Co-author: Specialized Physical Health Care Procedures, 1991.


    Nursing and health chair American Red Cross, 1968-1973. Member National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners, American School Health Association, National Association School Nurses, Orange Unified Education Association (special segment director), California Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau.



    Calligraphy, running, music.


    • Married John N. Strand, December 29, 1962. Children: William Ahlert, Eric John.
    • father: William Fedoryshyn
    • mother: Anna (Darchuk) Fedoryshyn
    • spouse: John N. Strand
    • children: William Ahlert Strand
    • Eric John Strand
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