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Evelyn A. Redding, American Dean, nursing educator.


Redding, Evelyn A. was born on March 13, 1945 in Gulfport, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Arthur Edward and Rebecca (Morris) Redding.


Bachelor of science in nursing, University Alabama, 1967. Master of Science, Florida State University, 1971. Doctor of Education, Oklahoma State University, 1974.

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Texas Women's University, 1974. MSN, Wichita State University, 1980.


Psychiatric nurse, Camp Ponderosa, Mentone, Alabama, 1967;director health services, Community Action Agency, Head Start, Dadeville, Alabama, 1967-1968;pediatric nurse, All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1968-1969;instructor School Nursing, Agricultural and Mechanical U., Tallahassee, 1969-1971;coordinator mater and child health, Western Kentucky U., Bowling Green, 1971-1972;director graduate program, University Texas Health Science Center, Houston, 1974-1978;professor, associate dean College Nursing, U. Tulsa, 1978-1981;dean, professor College Nursing, U. Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, 1981-1997;professor, U. Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, since 1997. Presenter in field.


Policy advisory board Northwest Florida Family Planning Project, 1969-1971, Nurses Coalition for Action in Politics. Member executive committee Hospice of Acadiana, 1982-1985, president, board directors, 1984. Consultant big Bend Comprehensive Services Clinic, Tallahassee, 1970-1971.

Consultant family planning nurse practitioner program Planned Parenthood Center, Houston, 1975-1978. Consultant graduate education, nurse clinician program Madigan Army Medical Center, Washington, 1975. President Directors Nursing Education and Nursing Service Acadiana, 1982-1983.

Docent intern Gilcrease Museum. Chair Tulsa Area Directors Nursing Service and Nursing Education. Member American Association of University Women (cultural affairs and community committee), American Nurses Association, National League for Nursing, American Nurses Association Council Nurse Researchers, Society for Research Nursing Education, Louisiana State Nurses Association (program committee district IV 1986), Oklahoma Nurses Association (nurse education committee district 2 1978-1979, by-laws committee 1978-1980), Texas Nurses Association (chairperson task force for professional self-determination 1976-1978), Council Administrators Nursing Education Louisiana (presenter 1987-1988), Sigma Theta Tau, Omicron Nu.


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    Avocations: bike riding, reading, fishing, yard work.