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Elaine Wilson Young

Elaine Wilson Young, American nursing educator. Certified sex educator. Elizabeth O'Connell scholar St. Francis Hospital; Professional Nurse trainee; American Nurses Foundation scholar, 1986. Member American Nurses Association, American Association Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists, Society for Science Study of Sexuality, Association Nurses in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Care, Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Young, Elaine Wilson was born on April 5, 1937 in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States. Daughter of Edward Joseph and Mae (Corey) Wilson.

  • Education

    • Diploma, St. Francis Hospital School Nursing, 1958. Bachelor of Science, Boston University, 1961. Master of Science, Boston University, 1963.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1982.

    Career

    • Staff nurse Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1959-1965. Director, instructor, childbirth educator self-employed, Boston and Baton Rouge, 1967-1972. Instructor Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1974-1981, assistant professor, 1982-1989.

      Staff nurse, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome coordinator Center Cape Cod, South Dennis, Massachusetts. Associate professor graduate nursing Massachusetts General Hospital Home Institute Health Professions, Boston. Co-founder Childbirth Education Association Boston.

      Speaker in field; invited member 1st Chinese-American Sexology Conference, 1993.

    Major achievements

    • Certified sex educator.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Nurses Association, American Association Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists, Society for Science Study of Sexuality, Association Nurses in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Care, Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married David Lincoln Young, August 19, 1961 (deceased August 1991). Children: Katherine, Cynthia, Sarah, Arthur.
    • father: Edward Joseph Wilson
    • mother: Mae (Corey) Wilson
    • spouse: David Lincoln Young
    • children: Katherine Young
    • Cynthia Young
    • Sarah Young
    • Arthur Young
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