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Nancy Stence Creason

Nancy Stence Creason, American nurse, educator. Named to Central Community High School Alumni Hall of Fame, 1982; recipient Golden Apple award, University Illinois, 1966; fellow, University Michigan, 1974-1975, Danforth Associate, since 1980; grantee, United States Public Health Service, 1981-1987.


  • Creason, Nancy Stence was born on August 7, 1938 in Elkader, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Francis H. and Murrel (Cords) Stence.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Iowa, 1960. MSN, Wayne State University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Wayne State University, 1977.


    • Staff nurse, neurology-neurosurgery Veterans Administration Hospital, Iowa City, 1960—1961. Rehabilitation field nurse Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Chicago, 1961—1963. Instructor, medical surgical nursing College Nursing University Illinois, Chicago, 1965—1966.

      Instructor School Nursing University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1966—1967, assistant professor, 1973—1974, assistant professor, chairman fundamentals area instruction, 1975—1977. Associate professor, associate dean, director baccalaureate program College Nursing University Utah, Salt Lake City, 1977—1978. Associate professor nursing University Illinois, Urbana, since 1978.

      Assistant dean College Nursing, since 1985, management consultant, 1978—1981. President Tiffin League of Women Voters, 1970—1972. Member Washtenaw County Commission Status of Women, 1973—1975.

      Treasurer troop Boy Scouts American, 1979—1982.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member of Midwest Society Nurse Researchers, Nurses Coalition for Action in Politics, State Nurses Active in Politics in Illinois, District 15 Nurses Association, Illinois Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau.


    • Children: James, Michael.
    • father: Francis H. Stence
    • mother: Murrel (Cords) Stence
    • children: James Creason
    • Michael Creason
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    Born August 7, 1938