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Mary Louise Adams, American nursing educator, researcher. Certified in family nurse practitioner, American Nsg Credentialing Center, Doctor of Medicine, 1996, Registered Nurse Board Nurse Examiners, New York, 1963.


Adams, Mary Louise was born on September 28, 1942 in New York City. Daughter of Benjamin and Elosie Johnson.


Diploma, Fordham Hospital School Nursing, New York City, 1963. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Texas, 1978. MSN, University Texas, 1980.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1990.


Staff nurse, labor and delivery Fordham Hospital, New York City, 1963—1964, head nurse, labor and delivery, 1964—1964. Staff and acting head nurse Mary Fletcher Medical Center, Burlington, Vermont, 1964—1967. Social science research associate iii Hogg Foundation Mental Health, Austin, 1985—1988.

Instructor University Texas Austin School Nursing, 1980—1983, assistant professor, 1988—2004, associate professor, since 2004, project coordinator and director, community women's wellness center, 1990—2005, project director, African American brest cancer outreach, 1998—2003, since 2008.


Member Links Inc., Austin, Texas, 1988—2009. Board member High Plains Division American College of Surgeons, 2005, St. David's Medical Center, Austin, 2004, Nurse Onclogy Education Program, Austin, 1993—2009. Member of Texas Comprehensive Cancer Coalition (chairperson 2005-2007), Sigma Theta Tau International (treasurer 2006-2009), Austin Metro Unit American Csancer Society.


  • Other Interests

    Playing bridge, reading, travel.


Married Edward Beverle Johnson, November 21, 1964. Children: Jennifer Lynne Boutte, Edward Beverle, Michelle Louise Earley.