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Melodie Ann Olson, American Nursing educator ( hlth: hlth. service)nursing educator.


Olson, Melodie Ann was born on December 5, 1941 in Chicago Heights, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Melvin Richard and Gwenyth (Hills) Olson. Diploma in nursing, Illinois Masonic Hospital, 1963.


Bachelor of science in nursing, University of Illinois-Chicago, 1966. Master of Science N., DePaul University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1982.

Registered Nurse, Illinois Staff nurse Illinois.


Staff nurse Illinois Masonic Hospital, 1963-1965, VA research Hospital, Chicago, 1965-1966. Nursing educator Lutheran School Nursing, Madang, Papua-New Guinea, 1969-1975. Associate professor nursing San Antonio College, 1975-1983, Medical University South Carolina, Charleston, since 1983.

Secretary South Carolina Board Nursing, 1993-1994, delegate national council, 1993, 97, president 1997.


Masonic Hospital, Chicago, 1963-1965, instructor, 1965-1969. Member American Nurses Association (delegate National Convention House of Delegates, 1988-1992), South Carolina. Nurses Association (board directors, chairman cabinet on nursing education 1987-1990, chairman council continuing education 1986), State Board Nursing for South Carolina.

(secretary 1993-1994, delegate nat. county 1993, 97, president 1997), Sigma Theta Tau Gamma Omicron (research committee 1987, nominating committee chair 1989).