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Mary Qualey Bear, American Nurse, educator. Registered Nurse, Georgia, South Carolina., New York, England, Scotland, Wales.


Bear, Mary Qualey was born on August 11, 1941 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Daughter of James Joseph and Henriette (Francfort) Qualey.


Bachelor of science in nursing, Medical College Georgia, 1974. MSN, Medical College Georgia, 1976. Certified in neurological nursing, National Hospital Queens Square, London, 1971.

Doctor of Education, University Georgia, 1988.


Staff nurse, then supervisor, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center Neurological Institute, New York City, 1963-1971;head nurse, supervisor, then director education, St. Joseph's Hospital, Atlanta, 1972-1979;assistant professor, Brenau Hall Nursing School, Gainesville, Georgia, 1979-1984;associate professor, assistant director, Brenau Hall Nursing School, 1984-1985;associate professor, director, Brenau College Hall Nursing School, 1986-1989;professor, weekend coordinator, Brenau College Hall Nursing School, Gainesville, Georgia, 1990-1992;training coordinator, Hand in Hand Home Health, N.E. Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, since 1992. Chairman, Board Of Directors Mercy Senior Care, Rome, Georgia, since 1989. Member manuscript review board Journal Neurosci.

Nurses, Chicago, since 1985.


Member American Nurses Association, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National League Nursing, Home Healthcare Nurses Association, American Brain Tumor Association, American Heart Association, Georgia League for Nurses (board directors 1983-1984, 91, 93-94), Georgia Nurses Association (president 9th district 1982-1983, 85-86, board director 1983-1985, 87-89), Epilepsy Foundation American, Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: reading.


Married Howard Lewis Bear, December 22, 1977. Children: Ronald, Rex, Diana.