Margretta Styles Nurse

Margretta Madden Styles, EdD, RN, FAAN (b. 1930, Mount Union, Pennsylvania - d. Nov. 20, 2005, Clearwater, Florida), was an American nurse, author, educator and nursing school dean, who conceived and helped establish national standards for certifying nurses in pediatrics, cardiology and other medical specialties. Dr. Styles was the president of the American Nurses Association from 1986 to 1988, and wrote five books and many articles published in medical journals. Styles graduated from Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania with degrees in biology and chemistry, and earned her master's degree in nursing at Yale University, and her doctorate in education from the University of Florida. In 1967, Styles became an associate professor of nursing at Duke University, and later served as dean of nursing at the University of Texas at San Antonio; then at Wayne State University, in Detroit, Michigan, and from 1977 through 1987 at the University of California, San Francisco. During the 1970s, Styles played a significant role in efforts to develop stricter certification of nurses and a compliance system to regulate nurses.

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November 20th, 2005 at age of 75


1. Yale University Colleges/University

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

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Type Private university
2013. 20.8 bil. $
2012. 19.3 bil. $
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246 Church Street, 06520 - New Haven, Connecticut
2012. 5,379
2010. 5,310
2009. 5,270
2012. 6,501
2011. 6,318
2010. 6,391
Acceptance rate
2014. 6.26 %
2012. 7.1 %
2012. 6.8 %
2010. 8.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 44 K $
2012. 42.3 K $
2011. 40.5 K $
2010. 38.3 K $
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