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adult health nursing educator

Mary Lou Shannon, American adult health nursing educator. Trustee Nurses Education Funds, New York City, 1972-1986. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Nurses Association, National League Nursing (board of review 1983-1986), Orthopedic Nurses Association, Southern Nursing Research Society, American Association for History of Nursing, Sigma Xi, Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Shannon, Mary Lou was born on April 4, 1938 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Sidney Richmond Shannon and Lucille (Gwaltney) Shannon Cloud.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, University Tennessee, 1959. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1963. Master of Education, Columbia University, 1964.

Doctor of Education, Columbia University, 1972.

Career

Staff nurse City of Memphis Hospitals, 1959—1960, instructor School Nursing, 1960—1962. Assistant professor University Tennessee, 1964—1970, associate professor, 1970—1973, professor, 1973—1989. Professor, chair adult health department School Nursing University Texas, Galveston, 1989—1998, professor, 1989—2000, professor emeritus, since 2000.

Board directors National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, Buffalo, 1987-1996. Visiting professor University Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1982, Union University, Memphis, 2001, Baptist College Health Sciences, 2003, University Texas, Galveston, 2004. Member project advisory board Research and Development, Santa Monica, California, 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapters to books in field and to periodicals. Member editorial board Advances in Wound Care, 1987-2000.

Membership

Trustee Nurses Education Funds, New York City, 1972-1986. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Nurses Association, National League Nursing (board of review 1983-1986), Orthopedic Nurses Association, Southern Nursing Research Society, American Association for History of Nursing, Sigma Xi, Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading.

Connections

father:
Sidney Richmond Shannon Cloud

mother:
Lucille (Gwaltney) Shannon Cloud