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Deborah Louise Pratt
School of Nursing

Deborah Louise Pratt, M.S.N., B.S., R.N., Instructor in Nursing (Surgical Nursing)

Attended Bates College, Lewiston, Maine; Diploma, Central Maine General Hospital School of Nursing, Lewiston, Maine, 1943; B.S. in education, Boston University; M.S.N., Columbia University, New York.

Instructor in Nursing (Surgical Nursing), University of Michigan School of Nursing, 1946-1949. Pratt resigned from this position in July 1949 to move nearer to her parents’ home. She accepted a position at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut as head nurse on a surgical ward.

In September 1950 Pratt was appointed instructor of surgical nursing at Hartford Hospital School of Nursing, and supervisor of surgical nursing at Hartford Hospital. Subsequently, she was nursing supervisor at Central Maine General Hospital, Lewiston, Maine; chair of the Department of Nursing Education at Westbrook College, Portland, Maine; and instructor for the New England Board of Higher Education, conducting regional workshops on management for nurses and supervisors. Pratt died in May 1999.