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Ruth Nelin Tucker

Ruth Nelin Tucker, American nursing educator. March of Dimes grantee. Member Nurses Association of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (research grantee), American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau (chair regional chapter coordinator committee).

Background

  • Tucker, Ruth Nelin was born on July 3, 1940 in Brownwood, Texas, United States. Daughter of Cecil R. and Phoebe (Graham) Nelin.

  • Education

    • Associate Degree in Nursing, Alvin (Texas) Junior College, 1967, 1967. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Texas, Galveston, 1974. Master of Science, Texas Woman's University, Houston, 1976.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Texas A. and M. University, College Station, 1987.

    Career

    • Instructor, College of the Mainland, Texas City, Texas, 1974-1977;from assistant to associate professor, University Texas, Galveston, since 1977.

    Membership

    Member Nurses Association of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (research grantee), American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau (chair regional chapter coordinator committee).

    Connections

    • Children: Doug, Mike, Greg.
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