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Nursing educator

Gail J. Ray, American nursing educator. Certified clinical specialist adult. Recipient Laura Dustan Research award, Certified of Recognition United States Navy Nurse Corps. Member American Nurses Association (certified psyciat. mental health), WSNA (various elected/appointed positions), National League for Nursing (program evaluator), WLN (board directors), Sigma Theta Tau (faculty counselor).

Background

Ray, Gail J. was born on May 5, 1943 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of William Holben and Nellie May (Drugg) Johns.

Education

Diploma, Akron City Hospital School Nursing, 1964. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Cincinnati, 1966. MSN, Catholic University America, 1969.

Doctor of Education, Gonzaga University, 1986.

Career

Charge nurse, St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Washingtondirector student affairs, associate professor, Intercollegiate Center for Nursing Education, Spokane, Washingtonclinical nurse specialist, director quality assurance, Eastern State (Psychiatric) Hospital, Medical Lake, Washingtonchairperson, associate professor, Gonzaga U., Spokane.

Achievements

  • Certified clinical specialist adult.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Nurses Association (certified psyciat. mental health), WSNA (various elected/appointed positions), National League for Nursing (program evaluator), WLN (board directors), Sigma Theta Tau (faculty counselor).

Connections

Married Gerald W. Ray, July 26, 1975. 1 child, Thomas Cory.

father:
William Holben Johns

mother:
Nellie May (Drugg) Johns

spouse:
Gerald W. Ray

child:
Thomas Cory Ray