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Elizabeth Grace Nichols, American nursing educator, dean. Recipient Jo Eleanor Elliott award, 1994; fellow American Council on Exercise, University Maine Systems, 1990-1991.

Background

Nichols, Elizabeth Grace was born on February 1, 1943 in Tehran, Iran. Daughter of Terence and Eleanor Denny (Payne) Quilliam.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, San Francisco State University, 1969. Master of Science, University of California-San Francisco, 1970, Doctor Nursing Science, 1974, Master of Arts Idaho State University, 1989. Staff nurse PeninsulaHosp., Burlingame, California, 1966-1972.

Assistant professor University of California-San Francisco School Nursing, 1974-1982. Department chairman nursing Idaho State University, Pocatello, 1982-1985. Associate dean College Health Sciences School Nursing U. Wyoming, Laramie, 1985-1991, assistant to president for program reviews, 1991-1995, dean College Nursing, U. North Dakota, 1995.

Consultant U. Rochester, New York, 1979, Carroll College, Montana, 1980, division Nursing Department Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, 1980, 84, 85, 86, 87, 89, 93, 96, U. Maine, Fort Kent, 1992, Stanford Hospital Nursing Service, California, 1981-1982, Eastern New Mexico U., 1988.

Career

Staff nurse Peninsula Hospital, Burlingame, California, 1966-1972. Assistant professor University California-San Francisco School Nursing, 1974-1982. Chairman department nursing Idaho State University, Pocatello, 1982-1985.

Associate dean College Health Sciences School Nursing University Wyoming, Laramie, 1985-1991, assistant to president for program reviews, 1991-1995. Dean College Nursing University North Dakota, 1995—2004, Montana State University, Bozeman, since 2004. Consultant University Rochester, New York, 1979, Carroll College, Montana, 1980, division Nursing Department Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, University Maine, Fort Kent, 1992, Stanford Hospital Nursing Service, California, 1981—1982, Eastern New Mexico University, 1988, Metropolitan State University, Minnesota, 1998, University Nevada-Reno, 2003.

Consultant evaluator Higher Learning Commission, 1993—2004. Site visitor CCNE, since 1998. Member accreditation review committee The Higher Learning Commission, 2001—2004, budget committee.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member advisory board director University California Home Care Service, San Francisco, 1975—1982, Ombudsman Service of Contra Costa California, 1979—1982, Free Clinical of Pocatello, 1984. Member board of review council baccalaureate & higher degree programs, 1990—1992. Mem board directors United Way of Grand Forks/East Grand Forks, 2000—2004.

Fellow: American Academy Nursing, Gerontological Society of America (chairman clinical medicine section 1987, secretary 1990-1993). Member: American Nurses Association, Western Institute Nursing (chairman 1990-1992, board governors, board director mid-west alliance), Idaho Nurses Association (district 51 advisory board director 1982-1984), North Dakota Nurses Association (president 2003-2004), Oakland Ski Club. (1st vice president 1981-1982), Sigma Theta Tau.

Connections

Married Gerald Ray Nichols, November 20, 1965. Children: Tina Lynn, Jeffrey David.

father:
Terence Quilliam

mother:
Eleanor Denny (Payne) Quilliam

spouse:
Gerald Ray Nichols

children:
Tina Lynn Nichols

Jeffrey David Nichols