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Margaret Scisney-Matlock
The Michigan Record

Margaret Scisney-Matlock, professor of nursing in the School of Nursing, effective Jan. 31. She joined the faculty in 1993. Scisney-Matlock’s scholarship focused on the nursing care of adults with the clinical diagnosis of essential hypertension. She also studied the measurement of cognitive representations of health behaviors as a basis for a theoretically derived cognitive-behavioral intervention for improving blood pressure in women from diverse populations. Her scholarly publications in highly regarded journals including Hypertension and Applied Nursing Research are recognized as critical contributions to the understanding of these issues. Scisney-Matlock’s administrative contributions to the school include serving as director of the Division of Acute, Critical, and Long-Term Care Programs.