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Melva Jo Hendrix, American nursing educator. Named Psychiatric Nurse of Year Kentucky Nurse's Association, 1984, Outstanding Woman of Bluegrass, 1983; numerous National Institute of Mental Health training grants. Fellow American Academy Nursing; member American Nurse's Association, Society Research and Education in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing.

Background

Hendrix, Melva Jo was born on August 11, 1935 in Mocksville, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Lewis Thomas and Sarah Elizabeth (Foote) Hendrix.

Education

Diploma, Rowan Memorial Hospital School Nursing, 1956. Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, Baltimore, 1965. Master of Science, University Maryland, Baltimore, 1967.

Doctor of Nursing Science, Boston University, 1971.

Career

Instructor psychiatric nursing University Maryland, Baltimore. Lecturer Boston University. Director division of community services for mental health Department Human Resources, Bureau Health Services, Frankfort, Kentucky.

Professor, division director psychiatric mental health nursing University Kentucky, Lexington.

Membership

Fellow American Academy Nursing. Member American Nurse's Association, Society Research and Education in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing.