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Beatrice Joan McDowell

Beatrice Joan McDowell, American geriatrics nurse practitioner, educator.

Background

  • McDowell, Beatrice Joan was born on July 15, 1937 in Cambridge, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Donald Richard and Luella (Weisenstine) McDowell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University California, Pennsylvania, 1973. Master of Science in Public Health, University Pittsburgh, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pittsburgh, 1985.

    Career

    • Head nurse Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, 1960-1963. Coordinator foster home program Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, 1963-1974. Nurse practitioner Mercy Hospital, 1975-1977.

      Assistant professor School Nursing University Pittsburgh, since 1977, research associate School Medicine, since 1981, assistant research professor School Medicine, since 1987. Director clinical services Benedum Gariatric Center, Pittsburgh, 1981-1992. Associate professor nursing University Pittsburgh, since 1992.

      Member advisory board Health Education Center, Kellog Healthy Older Person Project.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Fellow American Academy Nursing. Member American Nurses Association, American Academy Nurse Practitioners (Nurse Practitioner award), Pennsylvania Nurses Association (district vice president 1988-1989, president-elect 1990-1992, president 1992, Nursing Practice award 1988, Distinguished Nurse of Year 1988, Triangle Corner of Pittsburgh award for Outstanding Women of Pittsburgh 1990, award for excellence, 1992), Gerontological Society of America, Sigma Theta Tau.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel.

    Connections

    • father: Donald Richard McDowell
    • mother: Luella (Weisenstine) McDowell
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    Born July 15, 1937
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