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Joanne Sabol Stevenson

Joanne Sabol Stevenson, American nursing educator, consultant, retired dean. National Institutes of Health predoctoral fellow; Fulbright scholar to Brazil, 1995-1996; recipient American Journal Nursing Book of Year award, 1977, 94, 95, 96, others.


  • Stevenson, Joanne Sabol was born on June 8, 1939 in Steubenville, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Joseph A. and Susan (Ploskunak) Sabol.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Ohio State University, 1963. Master of Science, Ohio State University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1970.


    • Professor Ohio State University, Columbus, 1970-1995, director Center for Nursing Research College Nursing, 1972-1984, emeritus professor department adult health and illness, from 1995, associate dean academy affairs and research, 1998—2002, consultant, from 2006. Professor emeritus Rutgers University, Newark, from 2002. Professor Mount Carmel College of Nursing, Columbus, Ohio, from 2003.


    • Author: Issues and Crises During Middlescence (Book of Year 1977), 1977, (with J. Larabee) A Plan for Nurse Staffing in Hospital Emergency Services, 1978, (with T. Tripp-Reimer) Knowledge About Care and Caring: State of the Art and Future Developments, 1990, 1990 Directory of Nurse Researchers, 3d edition, 1990, (with Josip Juraj Fitzpatrick and N. Polis) Nursing Research and Its Utilization: Proceedings of International State of the Science Congress (Book of Year 1994), 1994, (with L. Sommers) Alcohol Use, Misuse, Abuse and Addiction, 2005. Editor Annual Review of Nursing Research. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    President board trustees Friendship Village Columbus. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy Nursing (chairman knowledge development and utilization think tank). Member American Association of University Professors, American Nurses Association (cabinet on research, council nurse researchers), Ohio Nurses Association, Midwest Nursing Research Society (president 1991-1993), American College Sports Medicine, Sigma Theta Tau (chairman research committee), Alpha Tau Delta, Phi Beta Delta.


    • Married Robert J. Stevenson, August 6, 1966. Children: James J., Michael J.
    • father: Joseph A. Sabol
    • mother: Susan (Ploskunak) Sabol
    • spouse: Robert J. Stevenson
    • children: James J. Stevenson
    • Michael J. Stevenson
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    Died January 20, 2010
    (aged 70)