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M. Louise Fitzpatrick, American dean, nursing educator. Recipient Distinguished Alumni award Columbia University Teachers College, 1966, Catholic University McManus medal, 1992; World Health Organization fellow, Scandinavia and United Kingdom, 1974; American Academy Nursing fellow, 1978.


Fitzpatrick, M. Louise was born on May 24, 1942 in South River, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of John Francis and Bettina (Galassi) Fitzpatrick.


Diploma in nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 1963. Bachelor of science in nursing, Catholic University America, 1966. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1968.

Master of Education, Columbia University, 1969. Doctor of Education, Columbia University, 1972. Certified, Harvard University, 1985.


Former associate professor, department nursing education Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City. Connelly Endowed dean, professor nursing Villanova University College Nursing, Pennsylvania, since 1978. Consultant Middle States Association, Philadelphia.

Consultant to numerous universities, also universities in Morocco, Egypt, Jordan, West Bank, Sultanate of Oman. Consultant, reviewer United States Public Health Service. Board directors Nurses Educational Funds, Incorporated, New York York City.


Member American Nurses Association (past chairman cabinet on nursing education), American Association Colleges Nursing, National League for Nursing (board of governors).


  • Other Interests

    Music, theater, cooking, international travel.