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Melody J. Marshall

Melody J. Marshall, American nursing educator, gerontology nurse.


  • Marshall, Melody J. was born on October 11, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of George Cable and Lucy Virginia (Cornwell) Marshall.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Medical College Virginia, 1958. Master of Science, University Oklahoma, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oklahoma, 1977.


    • Staff nurse Arlington County Health Department, Virginia, 1958-1960. Supervising nurse Northern Virginia Drs. Hospital, Arlington, 1960-1961.

      Extension specialist, instructor family health University Oklahoma, Norman, 1961-1965, from instructor to assistant professor Oklahoma City, 1966-1979. Executive director Association American Indian Physicians, Inc., 1971-1973. Associate professor, continuing education director, gerontology progressive coordinator University South Carolina, Columbia, 1979-1984.

      From visiting professor to associate professor University Florida College Nursing, Gainesville, since 1984. Consultant Southern Regional Education Board Council, Atlanta, 1989-1992, Sandy River Alliance, Inc., Farmington, Maine, since 1988, Medical College Georgia School Nursing, 1987. Consultant health and rehabilitation services committee Florida House of Representatives, 1985-1986, consultant Florida Governor's Committee on Aging, 1985-1986, Malloy Nursing Center, Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1983, Station KCCO-television, Oklahoma City, 1975, Association American Indian Physicians Task Force, 1977-1978, University Alabama, Huntsville, 1976.


    • Member editorial board Florida Nursing Review, 1987-1988. Regional editor Southeast United States Oasis Newsletter, since 1988. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member advisory board Santa Fe HomeCare, Inc., Gainesville, 1989-1992. Member advisory committee Drug Abuse Resistance Education, since 1993, Mid-Florida Area Aging Agency, since 1992. Member American Nurses Association (public relations committee, council nurse researchers, council gerontological nursing), Oklahoma State Nurses Association (president 1968-1969, committee chairman 1965-1966), South Carolina Nurses Association (chairman council continuing education 1981-1983, continuing education approval and recognition committee 1979-1981), Florida Nurses Association (long-term care task force 1986-1987), National League Nursing, South Carolina League Nursing (board directors 1982-1984), Florida League Nursing (chairman planning committee 1985-1986), Geronotol.

    Society American, Florida Council Aging, Southern Nursing Research Society, Sigma Theta Tau.


    • father: George Cable Marshall
    • mother: Lucy Virginia (Cornwell) Marshall
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