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community nursing educator

Mary Shaffer Collins, American community nursing educator. Registered Nurse, New York.

Background

Collins, Mary Shaffer was born on November 13, 1945 in Sayre, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Robert L. and Dorothy Mae (McCormick) Shaffer.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Keuka College, 1966. Master of Science, Syracuse University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Syracuse University, 1981.

Career

Public health nurse City-County Health Department, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1966-1969. Instructor Broome Community College, Binghamton, New York, 1972-1974. Lecturer Binghamton (New York ) University, 1976-1981, assistant professor, 1981-1986, dean Decker School Nursing, 1988—2002, Decker chair in community health nursing, since 2002.

Member New York State Board for Nursing, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Registered Nurse, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board directors Fairview Good Shepard Home, Binghamton, since 1986. Member accreditation review committee Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, since 1998. Member American Nurses Association, American Association Colleges Nursing (education and credentialing since 1986), New York State Council Deans (president 1992-1994), Sigma Theta Tau (Zeta Iota chapter president, vice president 1980-1987).

Connections

Married Christopher M. Collins, June 25, 1966. Children: Robert M. Collins, Charles A. Collins.

father:
Robert L. Shaffer

mother:
Dorothy Mae (McCormick) Shaffer

spouse:
Christopher M. Collins

children:
Robert M. Collins

Charles A. Collins