Doris N. Starks was American nursing educator, administrator. License nurse, Maryland. Recipient plaque and commendation Tuskegee Institute Alumni Association, 1983, Leadership in Nursing award Maryland Foundation for Nursing, 1994, Strong Blacks in Health Care award, Baltimore, 1995; honoree Black Nurses Association, 1984; inducted Tuskegee University School Nursing Hall of Fame, 1992.
Staff nurse Veterans Administration Hospital Center, Tuskegee, Alabama, 1958-1961, in-service education instructor, 1965-1966. Staff nurse Washington Hospital Center, 1963-1965. Assistant professor medical/surgical nursing Tuskegee University, 1966-1968.
Professor Community College Balt, 1968, assistant chair department nursing, 1980-1984, chair, 1984-1986, chair department nursing and health science, 1986-1989, director nursing program, 1989. Assistant dean, professor nursing division Coppin State College, Baltimore, 1990-1991, dean nursing, division nursing, 1991-1998. Retired, 1998
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Member advisory council on vocational education City of Baltimore 1nd lieutenant United States Army Nurse Corps., 1959-1962. Fellow American Academy Nursing. Member American Nurses Association, Tuskegee University Nurses Alumni Association (Baltimore metropolitan area chapter), National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sigma Theta Tau, Chi Eta Phi.