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Alma Gretchen McNeely

Alma Gretchen McNeely, American nurse educator, administrator and historian. Registered Nurse, Utah; certified pediatrics nurse. Facilitator, Parents Anonymous, Missoula, Montana, 1984-1986. Member American Nurses Association, Utah Nurses Association, American Association History of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau (president Zeta Upsilon chapter 1990-1992, member Iota Iota chapter since 1996).

Background

  • McNeely, Alma Gretchen was born on March 29, 1941 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Carl Bertil and Katherine Rose (Brown) Orman.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Harper Hospital School Nursing, 1962. Bachelor of science in nursing, Biola University, 1981. MSN, Loma Linda University, 1983.

      Doctor of Nursing Science, University San Diego, 1993.

    Career

    • Staff nurse, Harper Hospital, Detroit, 1962;staff nurse, Midway Hospital, St. Paul, 1963;pediatric charge nurse, St. John Hospital, Detroit, 1963-1964;staff nurse, Missouri Baptist Hospital, St. Louis, 1965-1966;office nurse, manager, private practice plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Santa Ana, California, 1967-1981;adjunct assistant professor nursing, Montana State University, 1983-1986;doctoral fellow, research assistant, U. San Diego, 1986-1988;adjunct assistant professor, Montana State University, 1988-1990;assistant dean, Montana State University, 1990-1996;dean St. Mark's-Westminster School Nursing, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, since 1996.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Facilitator, Parents Anonymous, Missoula, Montana, 1984-1986. Member American Nurses Association, Utah Nurses Association, American Association History of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau (president Zeta Upsilon chapter 1990-1992, member Iota Iota chapter since 1996).

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: needlework, bicycling, skiing, hiking, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Joseph Francis Cavon, June 26, 1962 (divorced 1981). Children: Leslie Muriel Cavon Contreras, Joseph Anthony Cavon. Married Richard Irving McNeely, December 18, 1981.
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    Born March 29, 1941