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Claire F. Murray

Claire F. Murray, American nurse administrator, educator.

Background

  • Murray, Claire F. was born on November 22, 1942 in Troy, New York, United States. Daughter of William F. and Clara (Bowen) Murray.

  • Education

    • Graduate in nursing, St. Mary's Hospital, Troy, 1963. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Russell Sage College, 1973. Master of Science in Nursing, Russell Sage College, 1984.

    Career

    • Staff nurse, St. Mary's Hospital, Troy, 1963-1966;head nurse, St. Mary's Hospital, Troy, 1966-1969;inservice education coordinator, St. Mary's Hospital, Troy, 1969-1970;patient care coordinator, St. Mary's Hospital, Troy, 1970-1972, 73-77;associate director nursing, St. Mary's Hospital, Troy, 1977-1978;director nursing, St. Mary's Hospital, Troy, 1978-1982;vice president nursing servicesthen vice president patient services, St. Mary's Hospital, Troy, since 1982. Adjunct Professor graduate program Russell Sage College, Troy, since 1985. Consultant VA Medical Center, Albany, 1986-1987.

      Lecturer in field; board directors American Nurses Credentialing Center, 1990-1994, treasurer, 1991-1994. Internal advising committee Magnet Hospital Project, 1993-1994.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Active Rensselaer County Health Department. Founding member Task Force on Substance Abuse in Nursing, 1985-1989. Member American Nurses Association (board directors 1987-1989, certified nursing administration), New York State Nurses Association (board directors 1984-1986), Capital District Nurses Association (president 1980-1981, secretary 1978-1979, board directors 1975-1978, 81-83), American Organization Nurse Executives, Northeastern New York Organization Nurse Executives (executive committee since 1984), Sigma Theta Tau, League of Women Voters.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: needlework, travel, gardening, volunteer work.

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    Born November 22, 1942
    (age 75)