Log In

Melody J. Marshall Edit Profile

Melody J. Marshall, American nursing educator, gerontology nurse.


Marshall, Melody J. was born on October 11, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of George Cable and Lucy Virginia (Cornwell) Marshall.


Bachelor of science in nursing, Medical College Virginia, 1958. Master of Science, University Oklahoma, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oklahoma, 1977.


Staff nurse, Arlington County Health Department, Virginia, 1958-1960;supervising nurse, Northern Virginia Drs. Hospital, Arlington, 1960-1961;expert specialist, instructor family health, U. Oklahoma, Norman, 1961-1965;from instructor to assistant professor, U. Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, 1966-1979;executive director, Association American Indian Physicians, Inc., Oklahoma City, 1971-1973;associate professor, continuing education director, gerontology progressive coordinator, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1979-1984;from visiting professor to associate professor, U. Florida College Nursing, Gainesville, since 1984. Consultant Southern Regional Education Board Council, Atlanta, 1989-1992, Sandy River Alliance, Inc., Farmington, Maine, since 1988, Medical College Georgia School Nursing, 1987.

Consultant health and rehabilitation services committee Florida House of Representatives, 1985-1986, consultant Florida Governor's Committee on Aging, 1985-1986, Malloy Nursing Center, Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1983, Station KCCO-television, Oklahoma City, 1975, Association American Indian Physicians Task Force, 1977-1978, U. Alabama, Huntsville, 1976.


Member advisory board Santa Fe HomeCare, Inc., Gainesville, 1989-1992. Member advisory committee Drug Abuse Resistance Education, since 1993, Mid-Florida Area Aging Agency, since 1992. Member American Nurses Association (public relations committee, council nurse researchers, council gerontological nursing), Oklahoma State Nurses Association (president 1968-1969, committee chairman 1965-1966), South Carolina Nurses Association (chairman council continuing education 1981-1983, continuing education approval and recognition committee 1979-1981), Florida Nurses Association (long-term care task force 1986-1987), National League Nursing, South Carolina League Nursing (board directors 1982-1984), Florida League Nursing (chairman planning committee 1985-1986), Geronotol.

Society American, Florida Council Aging, Southern Nursing Research Society, Sigma Theta Tau.