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Doris Erway Wardell, American nursing administrator.


Wardell, Doris Erway was born on February 26, 1939 in Coudersport, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Preston Andrew and Minnie H. (Mosch) Erway.


Diploma, Chestnut Hill Hospital, 1960;Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 1971;Master of Science in Medical/Surgical Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 1974.


Head nurse, Chestnust Hill Hospital, Philadelphia, 1962-1963;staff nurse, Abington Memorial Hospital (Pennsylvania), 1972-1973;instructor staff development, Abington Memorial Hospital (Pennsylvania), 1973;nursing care coordinator, Abington Memorial Hospital (Pennsylvania), 1973-1974;assistant director nursing, Presbyterian-University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, 1974-1977;director school nursing, Presbyterian-University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, 1977-1978;director nursing services, Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia, 1978-1980;vice president nursing, Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia, 1980-1987;vice president operations, The Medical Center, Beaver, Pennsylvania, 1987-1989;assistant vice president nursing, Allegheny Gen Hosp, Pittsburgh, 1989-1993;coordinator clinical services College Nursing, U. Utah, Salt Lake City, 1993;assistant professor nursing College Nursing, U. Utah, Salt Lake City, since 1994. Com member Statewide Nursing Study Focus Group, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1988, Statewide Nursing Study Advisory Group, Harrisburg, 1987-1988. Nursing advanced.com.

Community College Beaver County, since 1987. Board directors Belmac Corporation.


Vice-president Board Prison Inspectors, Montgomery County Prison, 1974-1978. Board trustees Montgomery County Community College, 1979-1980. Chairman United Way Campaign for The Medical Center, Beaver, Pennsylvania, 1987-1988.

Member American Nurses Association, American Association of University Women, National League for Nursing, Forum Nurses Executives, American Organization Nurse Executives, American Hospital Association, Utah Organization Nurse Executives, Utah Directors Nursing Administration, Hospital Association Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania League for Nursing (president 1986-1988, board directors 1988-1990), Society Mayflower Descendants Commonwealth Pennsylvania (board governors 1978-1980), Daughters of the American Revolution, Executives Women's Council (Beaver), Utah Nurses Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: skiing.


Married Harold Johnston Zell, Junior, August 15, 1959 (divorced June 1980). Children: Tracy, Karen, Susan. Married Joe Russell Wardell, August 27, 1983.