Log In

Elaine Rita Harrison Edit Profile

Elaine Rita Harrison, American ambulatory care nurse, neuroscience nurse. CNA. Recipient Nursing Research award National Institutes of Health, 1994.

Background

Harrison, Elaine Rita was born on September 29, 1935 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of John T. Spain and Ann C. Reynolds.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, Cornell University, 1958. MSN, George Mason University, 1985.

Career

Clinical nurse emergency, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, 1958-1959;assistant head nurse medical/surgical unit, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, 1959-1961;clinical supervisor, cardiovascular specialist, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, 1961-1975;clinical nurse, Neurology Inpatient, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1974-1975;head nurse, Neurology Inpatient, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1975-1991;head nurse, Neurology Outpatient, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., since 1991.

Membership

Member American Association Neurosci. Nurses, National Myasthenia Gravis Association, Maryland. State Association Health Care Professionals, National Association Healthcare Professionals, Maryland.

Quality Assurance Professionals, Hastings Center (associate), Kennedy Institute Ethics (associate), Sigma Theta Tau (Executive Board directors 1987).

Connections

Married James Henry Harrison, May 17, 1962. Children: Kathleen Ann, Patrick Joseph.