Nursing history expert to speak Wednesday at southern history lecture in Troy

Posted: Monday, 15 February 2016

TROY - An author and expert in nursing history will speak at Troy University's annual McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Southern History on Wednesday, Feb. 17 in Troy.

University of Virginia Centennial Distinguished Professor of Nursing Dr. Arlene W. Keeling, who also serves as assistant director of the Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Historical Nursing Inquiry, will deliver the lecture at 5 p.m. at Claudia Crosby Theater on the Troy campus.

The lecture, titled "Providing Care in the 'Hoot Owl Hollers': The Frontier Nursing Service, 1925-1950," is presented by the Troy University History Department and Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society.

Keeling is the award-winning author of "Nursing and the Privilege of Prescription, 1893-2000" and is currently co-chair of the American Academy of Nursing's Expert Panel on Nursing History.