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Faye Glenn Abdellah
Dr. Faye Glenn
RN, Ed.D., Sc.D., FAAN
Faye Glenn Abdellah, Ed.D., LL.D., Sc.D., R.N., F.A.A.N. has been a leader in both the development
of nursing research and nursing as a profession within the Public Health Service (PHS). Trained
initially as a nurse at the Fitkin Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Dr. Abdellah went on to
receive B.S., M.A., and Ed.D. degrees from Teachers College, Columbia University. Almost her entire
professional career was spent in the PHS from which she retired in November, 1989 as Deputy Surgeon
General. She has been active in professional associations devoted to nursing and has been a prolific
author with over 130 publications to her credit.
Aid to the Faye G. Abdellah Papers. Faye G. Abdellah. National Library of Medicine.
National Women's Hall of Fame - Faye Glenn Abdellah,
pioneer nursing researcher, helped transform nursing theory,
nursing care and nursing education. After receiving her
nursing certificate from the Ann May School of Nursing and her
Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees in Education from
Columbia University, Dr. Abdellah embarked on her
distinguished career in health care.
Practice Model - Faye Glenn
Abdellah developed a list of 21 unique nursing problems
related to human needs, demonstrating the Nurse as a problem
solver who provides care for the whole individual.
(Information from Nursingtheory.net)
Nursing Research for the 21st Century: Evolution, Methodologies, Challenges
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland. Reference assessing
and commenting on the past and present state of nursing research. Presents the why to do it of
research rather than the how to do it.
Hardcover: 274 pages
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company (March 1, 1994)
patient care through nursing research
Unknown Binding: 753 pages
Publisher: Macmillan; 2d ed edition (1979)
Patient-centered approaches to nursing
Unknown Binding: 205 pages
Publisher: Macmillan (1960)
Thursday May 20, 2010