In Memoriam: Barbara Fulton Shambaugh

June 20, 1937 – February 28, 2022 “Barbara Fulton Shambaugh died on February 28th, [2022] after a decades long battle with Alzheimer’s and dementia” (Obituary, 2022) She is buried at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Watertown and Cambridge, Massachusetts. Barbara was married to Philip Wells Shambaugh for many years before he died. Wells, as he preferred … Continue reading In Memoriam: Barbara Fulton Shambaugh

Recap of The 34th Annual Conference of the Society of Rogerian Scholars October 1-3, 2021

Contributed by Conference Chairs Jane Hopkins-Walsh and Anne Marie Leveille-Tulce  The 34th annual conference of the Society of Rogerian Scholars was held virtually on October 1-3, 2021, drawing registration from over 100 participants from Pakistan, Brazil, Spain, Portugal, Canada, South Africa, Switzerland, Italy, France, Colombia, Belgium, Philippines, Ireland, and the United States. The theme of … Continue reading Recap of The 34th Annual Conference of the Society of Rogerian Scholars October 1-3, 2021

A Tribute to Elizabeth Ann Manhart Barrett (July 11, 1934 – August 24, 2021)

From http://drelizabethbarrett.com/ Dr. Elizabeth Ann Manhart Barrett, nurse theorist and researcher, Rogerian scholar, and passionate advocate for nursing science, transitioned peacefully on August 24, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was best known for her theory of Power as Knowing Participation in Change derived from Rogers’ Science of Unitary Human Beings (SUHB) More than 100 … Continue reading A Tribute to Elizabeth Ann Manhart Barrett (July 11, 1934 – August 24, 2021)

Guardian of the Discipline – “Lucie S. Kelly: A nurse’s nurse who held us all accountable for being better, doing better”

Contributor: Marion Broome, PhD, RN, FAAN, Editor Nursing Outlook, 2003-present When I entered nursing in 1973, Lucie Kelly, PhD, RN, FAAN was already a well-respected scholar and leader in the field. Lucie obtained all 3 degrees from the University of Pittsburg: her BSN in 1947, a masters in nursing education in 1957 and a PhD … Continue reading Guardian of the Discipline – “Lucie S. Kelly: A nurse’s nurse who held us all accountable for being better, doing better”

Robert V. Piemonte, EdD, RN, CAE, FAAN (1934- April 21, 2020)

Guardian of the discipline Contributors: Diane Mancino and Dorothy Jones Robert V. Piemonte Robert V. Piemonte, EdD, RN, CAE, FAAN, a highly esteemed professional leader and former Executive Director of the National Student Nurses Association, succumbed to the coronavirus on April 21, 2020. Dr. Piemonte, born in 1934 was one of 12 siblings and is … Continue reading Robert V. Piemonte, EdD, RN, CAE, FAAN (1934- April 21, 2020)

Muriel A. Poulin, EdD, RN, FAAN (1925 – 2019)

Guardian of the DisciplineIn Memoriam Contributors: Sarah B. Pasternack, MA, RNDorothy A. Jones EdD, APRN, FAAN, FNI Magnet Study Author and Nursing Advocate, Educator, Leader  Source Muriel Poulin was above all – a fierce advocate for nursing. Her disciplinary contributions have transcended her impact on education, practice, administration and policy. Muriel’s work embraced nursing excellence, … Continue reading Muriel A. Poulin, EdD, RN, FAAN (1925 – 2019)

Margaret Ruth McCorkle 1940-2019

Guardian of the Discipline Ruth McCorkle was born in Johnson City, TN. Peggy Chinn (personal communication, October 12, 2019) reminded me that Martha E. Rogers also was born in Johnson City, TN.  Ruth earned a baccalaureate degree in nursing from the University of Maryland, a master’s degree in medical-surgical nursing from the University of Iowa, and … Continue reading Margaret Ruth McCorkle 1940-2019

Dolores (Dee) Krieger (1921-2019)

Guardian of the Discipline Dolores (Dee) Krieger, RN, PhD, was a professor emeritus in what was the Division of Nursing at New York University (NYU) in New York City, when she retired. Dee was born in Paterson, New Jersey, not far from New York City. She earned a diploma in nursing at the Westchester School … Continue reading Dolores (Dee) Krieger (1921-2019)

A Tribute to Margaret Ann Newman, PhD, FAAN (October 10, 1933 – December 18, 2018)

Go to Health as Expanding Consciousness (HEC) Theory Page Download Newman HEC Reference List Go to 2016 Newman Scholars Dialogue Newman Theory/Research/Practice Society in Japan Memorial Speech by Marlaine Smith Memorial Speech by Dorothy Jones Dr. Margaret Ann Newman expanded the nursology horizon over the past 40 years with her thought-provoking work. She advanced the … Continue reading A Tribute to Margaret Ann Newman, PhD, FAAN (October 10, 1933 – December 18, 2018)