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nursing educator , researcher

Molly Crocker Dougherty, American nursing educator, researcher. Registered Nurse. Recipient Distinguished Faculty award Florida Blue Key, 1986, Nursing Research award Florida Nurses Association, 1987; named Distinguished lecturer Sigma Theta Tau International, 1990; National Center Nursing Research National Institutes of Health grantee, 1984-1991.


Dougherty, Molly Crocker was born on June 30, 1944 in Atlanta. Daughter of Charles Raboteau and Mary Sylva (Knox) Crocker.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University Florida, 1965. Master of Nursing, University Florida, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology, University Florida, 1973.


Registered Nurse, U. Rochester, New York, 1965-1966;Registered Nurse, Pardee Memorial Hospital, Hendersonville, North Carolina, 1966-1967;Registered Nurse, Shands Teaching Hospital, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1967;professor, College Nursing, U. Florida, Gainesville, since 1973;research coordinator, College Nursing, U. Florida, Gainesville, since 1985. Consultant nursing research Nursing division Health Resources and Superior vena cava syndrome Administration/Department HH, Bethesda, Maryland., 1975-1985, National Center Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, 1986-1990, consultant research training, since 1988. Consultant nursing research Yale University, University of California at Los Angeles, Virginia Commonwealth U., since 1988.


  • Registered Nurse.


Member Association Anthropology & Gerontology (nominating committee 1980-1981, program committee 1981-1982), Council Nursing & Anthropology (secretary 1979-1982), Society Medical Anthropology (executive committee 1982-1985, publications policy committee 1983-1984), College Nursing Alumni Association (president 1984-1986), Sigma Theta Tau (Alpha Theta chapter president 1970-1971, vice president 1975-1976).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skating, kayaking, amateur radio.


Married Edmund Thomas Dougherty, June 12, 1965. Children: Ann Margaret, Laura Lynn.

Charles Raboteau Crocker

Mary Sylva (Knox) Crocker

Edmund Thomas Dougherty

Ann Margaret Dougherty

Laura Lynn Dougherty