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Lorraine F. McCarty Wilson
School of Nursing

Lorraine F. McCarty Wilson, Ph.D., R.N., Assistant Professor of Nursing

Diploma, Bronson Methodist Hospital School of Nursing, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1953; B.S., chemistry, Siena Heights College, Adrian, Michigan, 1969; M.S., medical-surgical nursing, University of Michigan, 1972; Ph.D., Wayne State University, 1985.

Staff nurse, University of Michigan Medical Center, 1953-1954; staff nurse, Herrick Memorial Hospital, Tecumseh, Michigan, 1954-1969; instructor in nursing 1972-1974, assistant professor of nursing 1974-1978, University of Michigan School of Nursing; assistant professor of nursing, Wayne State University, 1978-1979; associate professor of nursing, Oakland University, 1986-1989; professor of nursing, Eastern Michigan University, 1989-continuing.

At the University of Michigan, Wilson taught fundamentals of nursing. A chemistry background led her to develop expertise in renal physiology, fluids, and electrolytes. She is the author, with Sylvia Anderson Price, of the textbook “Pathophysiology: Clinical Concepts of Disease Processes,” originally published by McGraw-Hill in 1978 and now in its sixth edition.