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Elaine Lucille Larson, American nurse researcher, epidemiologist, educator. Registered nurse. Grantee Johnson & Johnson, 1985. Testified in House and Senate for nursing education and research, 1984-1985; testified in Joint Economic Committee for testing of disinfectants. Fellow American Academy Nursing, National Science Foundation (institute of medicine 1986).

Background

Larson, Elaine Lucille was born on April 27, 1943 in Douglas, Arizona, United States. Daughter of John Earl and Jerry Lucille (Hunter) Williamson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Washington, 1965. Master of Arts, University Washington, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Washington, 1981.

Career

Nurse specialist, instructor University Washington Hospital, Seattle, 1965-1969, hospital epidemiologist, 1967-1970, associate director nursing., assistant professor, 1976-1983. Postodoctoral fellow University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1983-1985. Nutting chairman in Clinical Nursing Johns Hopkins University School Nursing, Baltimore, 1985-1998.

Dean, director School Nursing Georgetown University, Washington, 1989-1998. Professor nursing Columbia University School Nursing, New York City, since 1999. President Certified Board for Infection Control.

Membership

Testified in House and Senate for nursing education and research, 1984-1985. Testified in Joint Economic Committee for testing of disinfectants. Fellow American Academy Nursing, National Science Foundation (institute of medicine 1986).

Connections

Married Steven Mark Larson, June 14, 1965. Children: Nathan, Justine.