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Nora Wilford Ernst

Nora Wilford Ernst was American hospital administrator, gerontologist. Health Resources Administration grantee, Texas Education Agency grantee, Texas State Department Health grantee. Member American Hospital Association, American Gerontological Society.


  • Ernst, Nora Wilford was born on September 22, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Charles Richard and Mary Evelyn (McGarrity) Wilford.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Westmar College, 1965. Master of Education, Northeastern Oklahoma University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, North Texas State University, 1977.


    • Member faculty University Texas Health Science Center, Dallas, 1978-1982. Director planning North Colorado Medical Center, Greeley, 1982-1988. Consultant Texas Department Human Resources, Austin, 1978-1979.

      Research director Southwest Gerontological Consultant, Dallas, 1976-1977. Associate professor University Northern Colorado, Greeley, 1982-1988.


    • Author: Nursing Home Staff Development, 1982. Editor: The Aged Patient, 1983.


    Member American Hospital Association, American Gerontological Society.


    • Married Marvin L. Ernst, June 15, 1963. Children: Leslie, Alicia, Andrea.
    • father: Charles Richard Wilford
    • mother: Mary Evelyn (McGarrity) Wilford
    • spouse: Marvin L. Ernst
    • children: Leslie Ernst
    • Alicia Ernst
    • Andrea Ernst
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    Born September 22, 1943
    (age 74)