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Margaret Baggett Dolan

nursing educator

Margaret Baggett Dolan, American nursing educator.


Dolan, Margaret Baggett was born on March 17, 1914 in Lillington, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of John Robert and Allene (Keeter) Baggett.


A.A., Anderson College, 1932. Diploma in nursing Georgetown University, 1935. Bachelor of Science, University North Carolina, 1944.

Master of Arts, Columbia, 1953. Doctor of Laws, Duke, 1970. Doctor of Science, University Illinois, 1973.


Staff nurse Instructive Visiting Nurse Society, Washington, 1935-1936. Epidemiological nurse Tuberculosis studies United States Public Health Service, 1936-1941. Staff nurse supervisor City Health Department, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1941-1943.

Tuberculosis nursing consultant United States Public Health Service, 1945-1946. Supervisor, special consultant Baltimore County Health Department, Towson, Maryland., 1947-1950. Associate professor of University North Carolina School Public Health, 1950-1959, professor, head department health nursing, 1959-1973, professor emeritus, 1973.


Member North Carolina Medical Care Commission. Member President’s Advisory Committee Health Resources, 1962-1968. Member National Advisory Council for Nurse Training, 1964-1968.

Member National Commission to Study Nursing Education. Member health insurance benefits advisory council Social Security Administration, 1968-1972. Board of directors National Assembly Society Policy and Development, 1968-1972 National, North Carolina Tuberculosis associations Past president American Journal Nursing Company.

Fellow American Public Health Association (member governing council. Member American (president 1962-1964, director 1964-1968), North Carolina (board directors) nurses associations, National League Nursing, American Association University Professors, American National Council Health Education of Public (director), League Women Voters, Phi Theta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi, Delta Omega, Sigma Theta Tau (nat. treasurer 1968).


Married Charles E. Dolan, June 3, 1941.

John Robert Baggett

Allene (Keeter) Baggett

Charles E. Dolan