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Theresa Lawlor McDonald

Theresa Lawlor McDonald, American nurse practitioner and physician assistant. Advanced Registered Nurse practitioner Iowa; medical technical American Society of Consultant Pharmacists.


  • McDonald, Theresa Lawlor was born on October 3, 1937 in Clinton, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Thomas Joseph and Elizabeth (Lawlor) McDonald.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Mount St. Clara College, Clinton, Iowa, 1957. Diploma in medical technical, School Medical Technology, Davenport, Iowa, 1959. Business Service Management Physician Assistant Program, University Iowa, 1974.

      Master of Arts in Education, University Iowa, 1982. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Iowa, 1986. Obstetrics-gynecology nurse practitioner, University Missouri, St. Louis, 1992.


    • Medical technologist James Cahill Doctor of Medicine, Preston, Iowa, 1961-1968, Anthony Colby Doctor of Medicine, Iowa City, 1969-1972. Physician assistant Neighborhood Health Center, Rock Island, Illinois, 1974-1975. Medication, treatment nurse Community Care of Clinton County, Charlotte, Iowa, 1989-1990.

      Staff nurse Jackson County Public Hospital, Maqnokata, 1990. Nursing instructor Clinton (Iowa) Community College Nursing Program, 1990. Technical writer free lance, Preston, Iowa, 1975-1995.

      Physician assistant, Registered Nurse Emma Goldman Clinic for Women, Iowa City, 1975-1989, 96. Obstetrics-gynecology nurse practitioner Hillcrest Family Planning Clinic, Dubuque, Iowa, 1992-1995. Health care consultant freelance, Preston, 1990-1995.

    Major achievements

    • Advanced Registered Nurse practitioner Iowa. Medical technical American Society of Consultant Pharmacists.


    • Author: (books) Gatekeeper Training Manual,1986, The Cervical Cap Handbook, 1988. Contributor Chapters to books also (1 the Ob-Gyn Book of Year 1993).


    Phone counselor Crisis Center, Iowa City, 1971-1972, physician assistant and medical technologist Free Medical Clinic, Iowa City, 1971-1972, 75. Committee member JohnsonCounty Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Coalition, Iowa City, 1987-1989. Member administrative committee ICARE (Iowa Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome organization), 1988-1989.



    Private pilot.


    • Married John Harvey Mayo. Children: Kelly Mayo, Lorna Mayo, Janis Dochterman.
    • father: Thomas Joseph McDonald
    • mother: Elizabeth (Lawlor) McDonald
    • spouse: John Harvey Mayo
    • children: Kelly Mayo McDonald
    • Lorna Mayo McDonald
    • Janis Dochterman McDonald
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    Born October 3, 1937