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Dorothy Dowdey Smith

Dorothy Dowdey Smith, American women's health nursing educator. Certified perinatal nurse, American Nurses Association. Title III grantee. Member Nurses Association of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, South Carolina Perinatal Association, South Carolina Technology Education Association.

Background

  • Smith, Dorothy Dowdey was born on August 31, 1941 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of David D. and Helen V. (Powell) Dowdey.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Columbia Hospital, 1962;Bachelor of science in nursing, University of Southern California, 1965;Master of Education, University of Southern California, 1976;MSN, University of Southern California, 1982.

    Career

    • Nursing instructor, Orangeburg (South Carolina.) Regional Hospital, 1965-1966;instructor in-service education, Columbia Hospital, 1966-1970;instructor nursing obsterics, fundamentals, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1971-1982;instructor in obstetrics-gynecology, Midland's Technology College, Columbia, since 1982.

    Membership

    Member Nurses Association of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, South Carolina Perinatal Association, South Carolina Technology Education Association.

    Connections

    • Married Franklin F. Smith III, December 31, 1986. Children: Ginny, Alex.
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