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Elaine Lucille Larson

Elaine Lucille Larson, American nurse researcher, epidemiologist, educator. Registered nurse. Grantee Johnson & Johnson, 1985. Testified in House and Senate for nursing education and research, 1984-1985; testified in Joint Economic Committee for testing of disinfectants. Fellow American Academy Nursing, National Science Foundation (institute of medicine 1986).

Background

  • Larson, Elaine Lucille was born on April 27, 1943 in Douglas, Arizona, United States. Daughter of John Earl and Jerry Lucille (Hunter) Williamson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Washington, 1965. Master of Arts, University Washington, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Washington, 1981.

    Career

    • Nurse specialist, instructor University Washington Hospital, Seattle, 1965-1969, hospital epidemiologist, 1967-1970, associate director nursing., assistant professor, 1976-1983. Postodoctoral fellow University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1983-1985. Nutting chairman in Clinical Nursing Johns Hopkins University School Nursing, Baltimore, 1985-1998.

      Dean, director School Nursing Georgetown University, Washington, 1989-1998. Professor nursing Columbia University School Nursing, New York City, since 1999. President Certified Board for Infection Control.

    Major achievements

    • Registered nurse.

    Works

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Testified in House and Senate for nursing education and research, 1984-1985. Testified in Joint Economic Committee for testing of disinfectants. Fellow American Academy Nursing, National Science Foundation (institute of medicine 1986).

    Connections

    • Married Steven Mark Larson, June 14, 1965. Children: Nathan, Justine.
    • father: John Earl Williamson
    • mother: Jerry Lucille (Hunter) Williamson
    • spouse: Steven Mark Larson
    • children: Nathan Larson
    • Justine Larson
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    Born April 27, 1943
    (age 74)
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