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Mary Francis Haire, American nurse, educator. Named Outstanding Young Woman of America, United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1982.


Haire, Mary Francis was born on April 22, 1947 in Copperhill, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Ray Edward and Betty Ann (Gilmore) Haire.


Bachelor of science in nursing, Berea College, 1969. MSN, Vanderbilt University, 1981. Postgraduate, University Kentucky, since 1987.


Staff nurse Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, 1969—1970, Bristol Memorial Hospital, Tennessee, 1970—1975. Fetal monitor coordinator Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, 1976—1977, coordinator obstetrical regionalization, since 1977, assistant obsetrics, since 1979. Assistant professor Vanderbilt University Nursing School, since 1983.

Coordinator perinatal graduate track, since 1986. Liaison Southern Perinatal Association/National Perinatal Association, 1983—1984. Speaker civic groups, 1975, 81.


Member of American Nurses Association, American Nursing Foundation (member Century Club 1983-1984), Tennessee Perinatal Association (vice president 1985, president 1986-1988), National Perinatal Association (program chairman 1980-1982), Southern Perinatal Association 1983-1984, (vice president 1984-1985, president 1985-1986), Nurses Association American College Obstetrics-gynecology (co-chairman district program 1983-1985), Sigma Theta Tau.


Married Randall Lee Freese, December 26, 1970 (divorced August 1974).