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Carol Ann Sandiford, American mental health administrator. Scholarship, National Institute of Mental Health, 1966. Member of National Association Female Executives, Georgia Nurses Association, Mental Health Association Atlanta, American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

Sandiford, Carol Ann was born on December 30, 1941 in Decatur, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Harold McCall and Catherine Melba (DuVal) Sandiford.

Education

Diploma in Nursing, Barrett School Nursing, 1962. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Cincinnati, 1967. Master of Science in Nursing, Emory University, 1972.

Career

Team leader, senior nurse Georgia Mental Health Institute, Atlanta, 1967—1968, National Institute of Mental Health project instructor, 1968—1970, assistant director nursing education, 1972—1973. Instructor Floyd County Hospital School Nursing, 1969—1970. Coordinator adult services Gwinnett County Community Mental Health/Mental Retardation, Lawrenceville, 1973—1977.

Director quality assurance Georgia Division Mental Health/Mental Retardation, Atlanta, 1977—1980. Deputy superintendent Georgia Mental Health Institute, 1980—1985. Assistant director DeKalb County Division Mental Health, Mental Retardation & Substance Abuse, 1987.

Board directors Community Friendship Inc., Atlanta, 1986. Management & health system consultant, since 1985. Educator/consultant continuing education Nursing Unlimited, Atlanta, 1977.

Consultant in field; associate professor Emory University School Nursing, since 1983. Member task force psychiatric nursing advanced practice Georgia Board Nursing, since 1986. Member Metro Altlanta Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse Group.

Membership

Member of National Association Female Executives, Georgia Nurses Association, Mental Health Association Atlanta, American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau.