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Gertrude Kay McFarland

Gertrude Kay McFarland, American health scientist administrator. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award University Cincinnati, 1985, National Institutes of Health Award of Merit, 1990, N. American NDX Associate Unique Contribution award, 1992. Member North America Nursing Diagnosis Association (board directors 1983-1989), American Academy Nursing (international expert panel).

Background

  • McFarland, Gertrude Kay was born on August 1, 1941 in Grosshöchstetten, Switzerland. Daughter of John and Emma (Blatter) Ramseier.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Cincinnati, 1964. Master of Science, University California, San Francisco, 1966. Postgraduate, University California, San Francisco, 1967.

      Doctor of Nursing Science, Catholic University America, 1977.

    Career

    • Chief nursing education St. Elizabeth, National Institute of Mental Health, United States Public Health Service, Washington, 1979-1980, team leader nursing education, 1978-1979. Nurse consultant division of nursing United States Public Health Service, Rockville, Maryland, 1980-1987. Health scientist administrator nursing research study section National Institutes of Health, United States Public Health Service, Bethesda, since 1987.

      Delaware leader People to People Delegation, Peoples Republican of China, 1986, Republican of Korea, 1989, Eastern Europe, 1990.

    Works

    Membership

    Member North America Nursing Diagnosis Association (board directors 1983-1989), American Academy Nursing (international expert panel).

    Connections

    • Married Alvin L. McFarland, July 1968.
    • father: John Ramseier
    • mother: Emma (Blatter) Ramseier
    • spouse: Alvin L. McFarland
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