Margaret Dolan -- National Nursing Leader

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Phoebe Ann Pollitt PhD, Associate Professor (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Abstract: Margaret Baggett Dolan was the fifth of nine children born to John and Allene Keeter Baggett on March 17, 1914, in Lillington, North Carolina. She graduated from Georgetown Hospital School of Nursing in 1935. Dolan began her career in community health working for health departments in Washington, DC, Baltimore, Maryland, and Greensboro. In 1944 she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health Nursing from UNC-Chapel Hill and in 1953 earned a master's degree from Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City. In 1950, Dolan became a faculty member in the UNC School of Public Health's Public Health Nursing program. She immediately became involved with the North Carolina State Nurse Association and served as its president from 1957-1959.

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Pollitt P. Margaret Dolan -- National Nursing Leader. Tar Heel Nurse. 2017;79(1):18. Publisher version of record available at:
Language: English
Date: 2017
Margaret Baggett Dolan, North Carolina State Nurse Association, UNC School of Public Health's Public Health Nursing program

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