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Gladys Hetzner Knoll
School of Nursing

Gladys Hetzner Knoll, M.S., R.N., Instructor of Nursing (R.N. Studies)

Diploma, Henry Ford Hospital School of Nursing, 1957; B.S.N., University of Michigan, 1978; M.S., University of Michigan, 1980.
Head nurse, emergency room, Palo Alto Hospital, Palo Alto, California, 1958- ; Instructor of Nursing (Registered Nurse Studies Program – Ann Arbor Site), University of Michigan, 1980-1981.

Subsequently, Knoll taught in the Washtenaw Community College Nursing Program, which at the time was a career mobility, ladder-concept program consisting of a one-year practical nurse program and two-year associate degree program. She received the Morris J. Lawrence Award from Washtenaw Community College in 1995.

Gladys Hetzner Knoll and her husband, Glenn F. Knoll, were both originally from Frankenmuth, Michigan. Glenn, who passed away in 2014, was professor emeritus of nuclear engineering and radiological sciences at the University of Michigan. Their sons Thomas and John received a Scientific and Engineering Award from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences in 2019 for the original architecture design and development of Adobe Photoshop.