Nursing Scholar to be Jenab Lecturer

            MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Dr. Angela McBride, distinguished professor and dean emerita at the Indiana University School of Nursing, will deliver the West Virginia University School of Nursing Jenab Lecture. Her address titled, “Reflections on Leadership,” will be given at 7 p.m., April 21, in the WVU Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Auditorium.  The lecture is free and open to the public.

The author of four books, Dr. McBride has also contributed to more than forty books and has published numerous articles in professional journals.  Both The New York Times and the American Journal of Nursing recognized her first book, The Growth and Development of Mothers, as one of the best books of 1973.  She went on to author the book Living With Contradictions: A Married Feminist (1976), and How to Enjoy a Good Life With Your Teenager (1987).  Her book on psychiatric nursing, co-edited with Joan K. Austin, entitled Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: Integrating the Behavioral and Biological Sciences, earned a 1996 Book of the Year Award from the American Journal of Nursing. 

McBride served as president of Sigma Theta Tau International (1987-1989), nursing’s honor society, during the building of the International Center for Nursing Scholarship in Indianapolis. McBride’s honors include distinguished alumna awards by Yale University (1978) and by Purdue University (1992).  She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and a distinguished practitioner in the National Academies of Practice.

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Bill Case, HSC News Service, (304) 293-7087

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