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M. Joyce Thornton

M. Joyce Thornton, American nursing educator. Colonel United States Army Reserve. Member American Nurses Association, National League for Nursing, Florida League for Nursing (vice president since 1994), Sigma Theta Tau (chapter president-elect 1990-1991).

Background

  • Thornton, M. Joyce was born on January 11, 1936 in Sarasota, Florida, United States. Daughter of Fleming D. and Emma Lynn (Smith) Thornton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Union College, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1961. Master of Science in Nursing, Boston University, 1969. Doctor of Education, University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1984.

    Career

    • Clinic supervisor Hamilton County Health Department, Chattanooga. Assistant professor Southern Missionary College, Collegedale, Tennessee, University Alabama in Birmingham. Professor, director Bachelor of science in nursing program Mississippi University for Women, Columbus.

      Endowed professor University South Florida, Fort Myers.

    Membership

    Colonel United States Army Reserve. Member American Nurses Association, National League for Nursing, Florida League for Nursing (vice president since 1994), Sigma Theta Tau (chapter president-elect 1990-1991).

    Connections

    • father: Fleming D. Thornton
    • mother: Emma Lynn (Smith) Thornton
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    Born January 11, 1936
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