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Elizabeth Dianne Greenhill

Elizabeth Dianne Greenhill, American nursing educator. Recipient Golden Apple Teaching award, University Tennessee, 1978, 1992, 1994, 1995.


  • Greenhill, Elizabeth Dianne was born on May 6, 1940 in Tupelo, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of William I. and Emma Lee (Belk) Greenhill.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Tennessee, Memphis, 1962. Master of Science, University North Carolina, 1965. Educational Specialist, University Tennessee, 1973.

      Doctor of Education, Memphis State University, 1976.


    • Faculty member University Tennessee College Nursing, Memphis, 1965—1971. Director nursing Memphis and Shelby County Health Department, 1971—1974. Associate professor University Tennessee College Nursing, Memphis, 1976—1978, professor community health nursing, since 1978, department chairman, 1976—1981, interim dean college, 1981—1982, associate dean, 1983—1992.

      Adjunct graduate faculty Memphis State University, 1984—1990. Served to colonel Nurse Corps United States Army Reserve, since 1978.


    The concept of a free church in a free state rests not on political theory nor on human documents but on the word of God.


    Each person is responsible before God for his or her own understanding of the Bible and is encouraged to work out his or her salvation with fear and trembling.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Church members should meet regularly in order to be accountable to each other about how each person is living the Christian life.


    Board directors Josephine Lewis Senior Citizens Center, 1980—1982. Member Early Childhood Development Health Advisory Committee, 1974—1994. Project director grant on primary care of aged in nursing curriculum United States Public Health Service, 1980—1983.

    Member of American Public Health Association, American Nurses Association, University Tennessee National Alumni Association (director 1982-1984), Reserve Officers Association, Association Military Surgeons United States, Association Community Health Nurse Educators (board directors 1990-1993, secretary since 1994), National League Nursing, Tennessee Nurses Association (treasurer 1980-1984), Kappa Delta Pi, Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi.


    • father: William I. Greenhill
    • mother: Emma Lee (Belk) Greenhill
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