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Mary Jane Mordan
School of Nursing

Mary Jane Mordan, B.S., M.Ed., M.N., R.N., Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S., Bloomsburg (Pennsylvania) State Teachers College; M.N., Yale University School of Nursing, 1952.

Teaching positions at Turbetville and Shinglehouse public schools, both in Pennsylvania, 1940s; teaching position at Women’s College, Istanbul, Turkey, 1947; Instructor, Yale University School of Nursing, 1952; Assistant Professor of Nursing (Foundations of Nursing), University of Michigan School of Nursing, 1956-1960.

At Duke University School of Nursing (1961-1968), Mordan first was assistant professor of nursing and director of the School of Nursing baccalaureate program for registered nurses and assistant director of undergraduate studies; then as associate professor of nursing, she was assistant dean in charge of Student Life.

Mordan and Loretta Sue Bermosk wrote INTERVIEWING IN NURSING (New York: Macmillan, 1964).

In 1965 Mary Jane Mordan was married to John Calvin Burch. She died in 1974 at age 53 in North Carolina.