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Susan Ann R. McKay, American nursing educator. Registered Nurse; licensed psychologist; certified childbirth educator. Recipient National Research Service award United States Public Health Service, 1977-1978, Alumni Citation award DePauw University, 1987, Sigma Theta Tau Leadership award, 1989; Will Keith Kellogg Foundation fellow, 1983-1986; grantee March of Dimes, Woman of Achievement Wyoming Commission for Women, 1991.


McKay, Susan Ann R. was born on July 26, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Leon Franklin and Ethel Olga (Rasmussen) Richardson.


Bachelor of Science, DePauw University, 1964. Master of Science, University Colorado, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wyoming, 1978.


Staff nurse in pediatrics, Middletown (Ohio) Hospital, 1964 summer;instructor nursing, Mercy Hospital School Nursing, Denver, 1965-1966;instructor, assistant professor, U. Wyoming, Laramie, 1966-1975;staff counselor, U. Wyoming, Laramie, 1977-1978;private practice psychology, Laramie, since 1979;associate professor nursing, U. Wyoming, Laramie, 1986;assistant to dean College Health Sciences, U. Wyoming, Laramie, 1986-1987;professor nursing, U. Wyoming, Laramie, since 1990;professor women's studies, U. Wyoming, Laramie, since 1993. Consultant The Cybele Society, Spokane, Washington, 1986-1987, In Situ Inc., Laramie, 1982-1983, Johnson and Johnson Baby Products, Skillman, New Jersey, 1982, International Childbirth Education Association, Minneapolis, 1982-1994. Member of advisory committee March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, 1985, Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, Maryland., 1986-1992.


Coordinator Bridges for Peace, Laramie, 1986-1987. Member American Psychological Association (division 48 executive committee 1992-1994, president division peace psychology 1994-1995), International Childbirth Education Association (vice president 1978-1982, consultant since 1982), Psychologists for Social Responsibility (secretary 1992-1994), International Federation University Women Peace Fellowship.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: outdoor recreation, international traveling.


Married John Francis McKay, June 27, 1964 (divorced September 1985). Children: Julie Anne, Sharon Anne.