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Nancy Strickland Organek

Nancy Strickland Organek, American nursing educator. Registered Nurse, Connecticut.


  • Organek, Nancy Strickland was born on June 19, 1937 in Middletown, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Warren Luther and Anna Augusta (Nordquist) Strickland.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honors, University Connecticut, 1959. Master of Science, University Connecticut, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, University Connecticut, 1985.

      Master of Education, University Buffalo, 1967.


    • Staff nurse, assistant head nurse Veterans Administration Hospital, West Haven, Connecticut, 1959-1960, Portland (Connecticut) Convalescant Center, 1976-1978. Staff nurse Veterans Administration Hospital, Newington, Connecticut, 1961. Elementary teacher Baltimore Board Education, 1961-1962, Buffalo Board Education, 1962-1965, Burlington (Massachusetts) Board Education, 1965-1966, Middletown Board Education, 1966-1968.

      Assistant professor nursing University Connecticut, Storrs, since 1979. Consultant Mount Sinai, Hartford, Connecticut, 1981-1990. Researcher on adolescent pregnancy.

      Presenter at international, national and local meetings.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Connecticut.


    • Contributor articles to professional publications.


    Advisor Portland Board Education/Health Council, 1980-1984. Representative Task Force on Domestic Violence, Hartford, 1979-1980. Speaker Portland High School, 1981.

    Member American Nurses Association, Nurses Association of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Association Neonatal Nurses, North America Nursing Diagnosis Association, Eastern Nursing Research Society, Connecticut Perinatal Association, Connecticut Nurses Association (Service award 1984), Connecticut Association Neonatal Nurses, Sigma Theta Tau (officer 1985-1987), Pi Lambda Theta (honors 1981).



    Skiing, ceramics.


    • Married Joseph Richard Organek, May 27, 1961. Children: Melissa Lynne, Kelly Anne.
    • father: Warren Luther Strickland
    • mother: Anna Augusta (Nordquist) Strickland
    • spouse: Joseph Richard Organek
    • children: Melissa Lynne Organek
    • Kelly Anne Organek
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