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Margaret Ann Rankin was American nursing educator. Registered Nurse, Iowa. Recipient national research service award division nursing Department of Health and Human Services, 1987, National Center for Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, 1988, 89; research fellow University Iowa, 1980, grantee, 1989.


Rankin, Margaret Ann was born on February 1, 1935 in Ames, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Meriden Lawrence and Vida Fern (Jorstad) Rankin.


Bachelor of science in nursing, Marycrest College, Davenport, Iowa, 1973. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1990.


Staff nurse, Iowa Methodist Mec. Center, Des Moines, 1956-1957;assistant head nurse, Iowa Methodist Mec. Center, Des Moines, 1957-1958;shift medical-surgical supervisor, Iowa Methodist Mec.

Center, Des Moines, 1958-1972;instructor medical-surgical nd oncology nursing, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1975-1978;assistant professor, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1978-1982;teaching assistant, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1982-1985;lecturer, U. Iowa, Iowa City, since 1985. Workshop and symposium presenter.


The life with Christ has nothing to do with being in a "church" atmosphere for all eternity. God’s salvation involves far more. He is planning to make his children productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.


The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.


Language of offensive nature with regard to race, ethnicity or nationality does not indicate the value of each individual and contradicts the teaching of Jesus Christ.


Member ANA, Iowa Nurses Association, Oncology Nursing Association, Midwest Nursing Research Society, Iowa Cancer Pain Relief Initiative, Sigma Theta Tau (research award 1988, Storga award 1991).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, sewing.