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Gail W. Ford, American nursing educator, family nurse practitioner. Certified clinical specialist in medical-surgical nursing. Grantee American Cancer Society, 1988, Alpha Xi, Sigma Theta Tau, 1988. Member American Nurses Association, Oncology Nursing Society, South Carolina Nurses' Association (chairman legislation committee since 1971), Sigma Theata Tau (chairman bylaws 1987-1989), Crepe Myrtle Garden Club (press elect since 1989).

Background

Ford, Gail W. was born on November 26, 1943 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Lee Roy and Cecil (Daws) Watkins.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University South Carolina, 1966. Minnesota in Nursing, Emory University, 1971. Doctor of Education in Health Education Administration, Emory University, 1990.

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, University South Carolina, 1995.

Career

Staff nurse, Veterans Administration Hospital., Charleston, South Carolina., 1966-1967;staff nurse Intensive Care Unit, South Carolina. Baptist Hospital, Columbia, South Carolina., 1967;instructor, Crafts-Farrow Eastern State Hospital, Columbia, 1967-1968;instructor nursing, Piedmont Hospital Nursing, Atlanta, 1968-1969;instructor, University of Southern California College Nursing, Columbia, 1971-1974;assistant professor, University of Southern California College Nursing, Columbia, since 1974. President Dickson & Associations Medical-Nursing Legal Cons., Columbia, since 1984.

Researcher Breast Cancer Screening, Columbia, since 1984.

Membership

Member American Nurses Association, Oncology Nursing Society, South Carolina Nurses' Association (chairman legislation committee since 1971), Sigma Theata Tau (chairman bylaws 1987-1989), Crepe Myrtle Garden Club (press elect since 1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: gardening.

Connections

Married Glenn Wells Dickson, Junior, September 2, 1967 (divorced March 1987). 1 child, Glenn Wells III. Married John P. Ford, Junior, November 26, 1994.