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nursing educator

Deborah Alice Freeman Willoughby, American nursing educator. Recipient nurse traineeship award Clemson University, 1985-1986, Georgia State University, 1991-1995, excellence in teaching award., Clemson University, 1995.


Willoughby, Deborah Alice Freeman was born on January 21, 1954 in Seneca, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Ernest C. and Eula Mae (Peay) Freeman.


Bachelor of science in nursing, Clemson University, 1976. MSN, Clemson University, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia State University, 1995.


Child health nurse Appalachia I Health District, Anderson, South Carolina, 1976-1979. Instructor medical/surgical nursing Clemson University, 1979-1980. Charge nurse medical/surgical unit, staff nurse Oconee Memorial Hospital, Seneca, South Carolina, 1980-1981, 82-83.

Volunteer obstetrical and child health clinics Appalachia I Health District, Anderson, 1981-1982. Graduate assistant Clemson University Nursing Center, 1983-1984. Director in-service education Anderson Memorial Hospital, 1985-1986.

Instructor practical nursing program Fred Hamilton Career Center, Seneca, 1986-1989. Consultant Oconee Mental Retardation Board, 1989. Staff nurse PRN pool Oconee Memorial Hospital, since 1989.

Lecturer Bachelor of science in nursing program Clemson University, since 1989. Assistant professor Clemson University, 1995. Lecturer in field.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Guardian ad litem program for abused children, Walhalla, South Carolina, since 1987. Member American Nurses Association, South Carolina Nurses Association, National Council for Family Relations, American Diabetes Association, Society for Applied Anthropology (professional section), Sigma Theta Tau (chapter chair honors and awards committee 1991-1992).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, hiking, camping.


Married Dennis G. Willoughby, August 8, 1975. 1 child, Kathryn Denise.

Ernest C. Freeman

Eula Mae (Peay) Freeman

Dennis G. Willoughby

Kathryn Denise Willoughby