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Grace Irene Lusby

Grace Irene Lusby, American infection control nurse practitioner. Registered Nurse, public health nurse, psychiatric nurse. Recipient Founder's award University California-San Francisco Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome/American Red Cross Update, 1988.


  • Lusby, Grace Irene was born on August 20, 1935 in Huntington Park, California, United States. Daughter of Fletcher Homer and Charlotte Ione (Hayden) Lusby.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University California, San Francisco, 1964. Master of Science, University California, San Francisco, 1968. Certified program in epidemiology, University California, San Diego, 1981.


    • Staff nurse, head nurse cancer research unit University California, San Francisco, 1964-1966. Private duty nurse open heart surgery Professional Registry, 1966-1968. Infection control coordinator San Francisco General Hospital, 1969-1992.

      Infection control consultant Oakland, California, since 1992. Infection control representative California Task Force on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Sacramento, 1983-1987, United States Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Task Force, San Francisco, 1983-1992. Co-establisher 1st infection control program for Acuired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, San Francisco General Hospital, 1983.

      Member infection control-advisory committees Service Employees International Union, California Nurses Association, Mayor's Homeless Committee, CAL-Occupational Safety and Health Administration, also others, San Francisco, since 1985. Infection control consultant emergency, home care, skill nursing, psychiatry, San Francisco, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, public health nurse, psychiatric nurse.


    • Contributor chapters to books.


    Member Association Practitioners Infection Control (past treasurer, recording secretary, chairman Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome resource group), Women's Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Network (charter), Philanthropic and Educational Organization (recording secretary, correspondent secretary), Sigma Theta Tau.



    Hiking, genealogy, weaving.


    • father: Fletcher Homer Lusby
    • mother: Charlotte Ione (Hayden) Lusby
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