Of Virginia School Of Nursing To Host Agnes Dillon Randolph Lecture
And Award Ceremony
March 6, 2003--
The University of Virginia School of Nursing will present
the Agnes Dillon Randolph lecture and award ceremony on Thursday,
March 20, at 4 p.m. in McLeod Hall auditorium.
Monteriro, professor emeritus of community health at Brown University,
will discuss “Florence Nightingale’s Views on Women
and Women’s Issues.” Following the lecture, Monteriro
will receive the 2003 Agnes Dillon Randolph Award in recognition
of her outstanding achievements in nursing history scholarship.
A nurse historian, Monteriro has researched Nightingale’s
letters and personal writings to understand her views on women and
the issues Victorian women faced.
10th annual Agnes Dillon Randolph lecture is co-sponsored by the
Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry and the nursing honor society,
Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Kappa chapter. Established in 1991 to support
historical scholarship in nursing, the center is dedicated to the
preservation and study of nursing history in the United States.
Dillon Randolph, the great-granddaughter of Thomas Jefferson, was
a prominent leader in Virginia nursing. She helped establish the
Virginia Nurses Association in 1901 and led the campaign to establish
the first graduate nursing program in the South at U.Va.
free lecture is open to the public. Following the talk, a reception
will be held in McLeod Hall, Room 1003.
Betsy Johnson-Whitten at (434) 924-0083 for more information.
Katherine Thompson Jackson, (434) 924-3629