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Helen Betsy Smith

Helen Betsy Smith, American nursing educator. Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Faculty fellowship. Member American Nurses Association, Tennessee Nurses Association, American Public Health Association, International Society for Acuired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Education, Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Smith, Helen Betsy was born on January 4, 1940 in Morristown, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Clarence H. and Roberta I. (Howsmon) Hoffmann.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University Maryland, 1961. Master in Public Health, University Tennessee, 1975. Master of Science in Nursing, University Tennessee, 1985.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1989.

Career

Staff nurse, Washington Sanitarium and hospital, Takoma Park, Maryland., 1962-1963;public health nurse I, II and III, public health nurse IV supervisor, Prince George's County Health Department, Cheverly, Maryland., 1965-1971;assistant professor nursing, Prince George's County Health Department, Cheverly, Maryland., 1975-1989;associate professor nursing, U. Tennessee, Knoxville, since 1989.

Membership

Member American Nurses Association, Tennessee Nurses Association, American Public Health Association, International Society for Acuired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Education, Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Children: Todd D. Overton, Terri D. Overton Rose.