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Sydney Harrison Pendleton

Sydney Harrison Pendleton, American Nursing consultant, writer ( hlth: hlth. service, Cons.)writer, nursing consultant. Fellow American Anthropological Association, Society Applied Anthropology; member American Nurses Association, American Medical Writers Association, The.

Background

Pendleton, Sydney Harrison was born on December 28, 1939 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of Dudley Digges and Mary Sutherland (Harrison) Pendleton.

Education

Student, Wellesley College, 1956—1958. Diploma, Episcopal Hospital School Nursing, Philadelphia, 1961. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Pennsylvania, 1963.

Master of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1971. Doctor of Education, 1975.

Career

Staff nurse Bryn Mawr Hospital, 1961—1962. Assistant instructor School Nursing, Hospital University Pennsylvania, 1962—1964. Instructor Women's Medical College Hospital School Nursing, 1965—1966.

Private duty nurse, 1966—1976. Associate professor nursing, area coordinator adult health and illness graduate program Louisiana State University, 1976—1978. Associate professor, clinical coordinator rehabilitation nursing University Alabama, Birmingham, 1978—1983.

Associate professor School Nursing, University Missouri-Kansas City, 1983—1987. Nursing consultant and writer Prairie Village, Kansas, since 1987.

Membership

Board directors Village de L'est Improvement Association, New Orleans, 1977—1978. Founding member board directors and treasurer Alabama Friends of Adoption, 1979—1981. Fellow: Society Applied Anthropology, American Anthropological Association.

Member: National Organization of Women, National Women's Political Caucus, Council Nurse Researcher, International Women's Writing Guild, The Author's League, American Medical Writers Association, American Nurses Association, Pi Lambda Theta, Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi.

Connections

Daughter of Dudley Digges and Mary Sutherland (Harrison) Pendleton. Adopted children: Jennifer Page, Elizabeth Stockton, Beverly Sutherland.