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Melva Jo Hendrix

Melva Jo Hendrix, American nursing educator. Named Psychiatric Nurse of Year Kentucky Nurse's Association, 1984, Outstanding Woman of Bluegrass, 1983; numerous National Institute of Mental Health training grants. Fellow American Academy Nursing; member American Nurse's Association, Society Research and Education in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing.

Background

  • Hendrix, Melva Jo was born on August 11, 1935 in Mocksville, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Lewis Thomas and Sarah Elizabeth (Foote) Hendrix.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Rowan Memorial Hospital School Nursing, 1956. Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, Baltimore, 1965. Master of Science, University Maryland, Baltimore, 1967.

      Doctor of Nursing Science, Boston University, 1971.

    Career

    • Instructor psychiatric nursing University Maryland, Baltimore. Lecturer Boston University. Director division of community services for mental health Department Human Resources, Bureau Health Services, Frankfort, Kentucky.

      Professor, division director psychiatric mental health nursing University Kentucky, Lexington.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow American Academy Nursing. Member American Nurse's Association, Society Research and Education in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing.

    Connections

    • father: Lewis Thomas Hendrix
    • mother: Sarah Elizabeth (Foote) Hendrix
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