Dillon Randolph Award and Lecture Honors Margarete Sandelowski
February 6, 2002-- The University
of Virginia School of Nursing Center for Nursing Historical Inquirys
ninth annual Agnes Dillon Randolph Lecture, co-sponsored by Sigma
Theta Tau Beta Kappa, will take place on Thursday, March 21, 2002
from 4:30 to 6:00 PM in McLeod Hall Auditorium. The Randolph Award
recipient -- Margarete Sandelowski, PhD, RN, FAAN will present
the lecture entitled, "Paradox and Irony in the Nursing/Technology
Relationship." Sandelowski, an eminent nurse historian, traces
the complex relationship between nursing and technology from the
1870s to the present. She describes how nurses both embraced and
rejected technology, and offers insight into how these disparate
views affect todays nurses.
is currently a professor of nursing and Chair of the Department
of Womens and Childrens Health at the University of
North Carolina School of Nursing, Chapel Hill.
Randolph award and lecture is sponsored by the UVa Center for Nursing
Historical Inquiry. The center is dedicated to the preservation
and study of nursing history in the United States. The award and
lecture honor Agnes Dillon Randolph, the great granddaughter of
Thomas Jefferson, who was a prominent leader in Virginia nursing.
She helped create the Virginia Nurses Association in 1901 and the
first graduate nursing program in the south at the University of
of the 2002 Virginia Festival of the Book, the lecture is free and
open to the public. A reception and book signing will follow. For
more information, call (434) 924-0083.
Karen Ratzlaff, (434) 924-0084