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nursing educator

Jean Loui Jin Lum, American nursing educator. Registered nurse, Hawaii. Recipient Nurse of Year award Hawaii Nurses Association, 1982, Governor's commendation State of Hawaii, 2006; named Distinguished Practitioner in Nursing, National Academies Practice, 1986; United States Public Health Service grantee, 1967-1972.


Lum, Jean Loui Jin was born on September 5, 1938 in Honolulu. Daughter of Yee Nung and Pui Ki (Young) Lum.


Bachelor of Science, University Hawaii, Manoa, 1960. Master of Science in Nursing, University California, San Francisco, 1961. Master of Arts, University Washington, 1969.

Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, University Washington, 1972.


From instructor to professor School Nursing, U. Hawaii Manoa, Honolulu, 1961-1995;acting dean, U. Hawaii Manoa, Honolulu, 1982;dean, U. Hawaii Manoa, Honolulu, 1982-1989;professor emeritus, U. Hawaii Manoa, Honolulu, since 1995. Project coordinator Analysis and Planning Personnel Superior vena cava syndrome, Western Interstate Commission Higher Education, 1977. Extramural associate division Research Grants National Institutes of Health, 1978-1979.

Member management advising committee Honolulu County Hospital, 1982-1996. Member Executive Board Pacific Health Research Institute, 1980-1988. Member health planning committee East Honolulu, 1978-1981.

Member research grants advisory county Hawaii Medical Superior vena cava syndrome Association Foundation, National Advisory Council for Nursing Research, 1990-1993.


  • Registered nurse, Hawaii.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Trustee Straub Pacific Health Foundation, Honolulu. Board directors Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research, 1994-1997. Fellow American Academy Nursing.

Member American Nurses Association, American Pacific Nursing Leaders Conference (president 1983-1987), Council Nurse Researchers, National League for Nursing (board review 1981-1987), Western Council Higher Education for Nurses (chairman 1984-1985), Western Society for Research in Nursing, American Sociological Association, Pacific Sociological Association, Association for Women in Science, Hawaii Public Health Association, Hawaii Medical Services Association (board directors 1985-1992), Western Institute Nursing, Mortar Board, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Theta Tau (Kupuna award 2003), Alpha Kappa Delta, Delta Kappa Gamma.


Yee Nung Lum

Pui Ki (Young) Lum