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Clare Anita Houseman

Clare Anita Houseman, American nursing educator. Registered Nurse, Virginia, Florida, Pennsylvania. Decorated General Thomas J. Stewart medal Army National Guard, 1977.


  • Houseman, Clare Anita was born on February 28, 1948 in Cheverly, Maryland, United States. Daughter of Anthony Burnell and Phyllis Lavinia (Butler) Woodell.

  • Education

    • Student, Mary Washington College, 1968. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Virginia, 1970. Master of Nursing with honors, University Florida, 1972.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1985.


    • From staff to head nurse, University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, 1970-1971;instructor, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1972-1973;therapist, Mental Health/Mental Retardation Services of Chester County, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1974-1975;unit administrator, Human Services, Inc., West Chester, 1975-1977;from instructor to associate professor School Nursing, Old Dominion U., Norfolk, Virginia, since 1978;director graduate program, Old Dominion U., Norfolk, Virginia, since 1987. Consultant Human Resource Institute, Norfolk, 1978-1981, Community Mental Health, Norfolk, 1981, 84-87. Therapist Psychiatric Associations Tidewater, Norfolk, 1983-1988, Psychiatric Associations Chesapeake, 1988-1990, Old Dominion U., Clinical Practice Ctr, 1988-1992, Avery Finney Associations, since 1992.


    Member education committee Cancer Network, Norfolk, 1974-1980. Served to lieutenant colonel United States Army Reserve, since 1976. Member American Nurses Association (certified clinical specialist in psychiatric nursing committee 1980-1981), Virginia Society Professional Nurses (board directors since 1986), American Orthopsychiat.

    Association, Mental Health Association (board directors 1983-1984), Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi (officer public relations 1985-1986, 88-89, president since 1992).



    Avocations: gardening, interior design.


    • Married David L. Houseman, June 7, 1969 (divorced 1976). Married Igor Magier, December 26, 1980. 1 child, Gregory Ian Magier.
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    Born February 28, 1948
    (age 69)