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Judith Lynch-Sauer
The Michigan Record

Judith Lynch-Sauer, clinical assistant professor of nursing in the School of Nursing, effective June 30. She joined the faculty in 1970, and focused her scholarly career on the development of the concept of sense of belongingness and a theory of human relatedness which has been regularly cited in psychiatric nursing textbooks. Lynch-Sauer taught graduate and undergraduate psychiatric-mental health nursing courses, lectured in didactic courses, taught in the clinical domain and mentored students at all levels and junior faculty. She also served as director of the School of Nursing’s Office of Student Affairs, worked to develop a new master’s degree curriculum, and served on several committees.