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Laurence Edward Souza
School of Nursing

Laurence Edward Souza, M.S., R.N., Associate Professor of Nursing and Assistant Director, Nursing Service, Psychiatry

Diploma, McLean Hospital School of Nursing, Belmont, Massachusetts, 1943; M.S., Boston University.

Director of Nurses, Muscatatuck State School, Butlerville, Indiana; Assistant Professor of Nursing and Assistant Supervisor of Nursing, Children’s Psychiatric Hospital, January 21, 1957; Assistant Professor of Nursing and Acting Supervisor of Psychiatric Nursing, Children’s Psychiatric Hospital, 1957-1958; Assistant Professor of Nursing and Assistant Supervisor of Nursing, Children’s Psychiatric Hospital, 1958-1959; Assistant Professor of Nursing and Supervisor, Psychiatric Nursing, Children's Psychiatric Hospital, 1959-1961; Associate Professor of Nursing and Assistant Director, Nursing Service, Psychiatry, UH, 1961-1967.

In June 1967, Souza was appointed associate professor of psychiatric nursing and assistant director of nursing, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee and, in 1971, was promoted to associate dean for nursing practice. He finished his career as vice president for nursing at the Columbus-Cuneo-Cabrini Medical Center, Chicago, retiring in 1982. He and his wife, also a McLean graduate, moved to the St. Petersburg, Florida area for their retirement years, where he died in 1993 at age 71. Souza was a veteran of the United States Air Force.