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).
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.