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Evelyn Joyce Beach Piehl
School of Nursing

Evelyn Joyce Beach Piehl, Instructor in Nursing (Parent-Child Nursing)

B.S.N., University of Michigan, 1956; M.S.N., Wayne State University, 1974.

Instructor in Nursing (Parent-Child Nursing), University of Michigan School of Nursing, 1976-1978.

Subsequently Piehl was a clinical nurse specialist at Women’s Hospital, specializing in the care of mothers and newborns. At times she traveled to other sites to provide continuing education services. For example, in March 1980 she was an instructor for a workshop on fetal monitoring held for the staff of Two Rivers Community Hospital in Wisconsin. The instruction included the chance to practice fetal monitoring techniques on a life-like mannequin. In 1983 Piehl was appointed as an adjunct instructor of nursing at the University of Michigan.

Evelyn Joyce Beach, daughter of Loren Levoy Beach and Lois May Baugh Beach, was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1934 and graduated from White Pigeon High School in 1952. She was married to Franklyn Frederic Piehl, an engineering student at University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor in 1957. In retirement, Piehl volunteered as a standardized patient for medical, dental, and pharmacy students. She died in Ann Arbor in 2014 at age 79. Burial occurred at White Pigeon, Michigan.