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Mary Lynn Niemeyer
School of Nursing

Mary Lynn Niemeyer, M.S., R.N., Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., University of Wisconsin Madison, 1964; M.S., Medical-Surgical Nursing, University of Michigan, 1972.

Assistant Professor of Nursing (Medical-Surgical Nursing), University of Michigan School of Nursing, 1973-1975, 1982-1983.

Appointed officially as Clinical Nurse Specialist by the University of Michigan Regents in 1983, Niemeyer collaborated with Dr. John Weg and the pulmonary team in care of patients with chronic pulmonary disease. Niemeyer is remembered at the University of Michigan as a great team facilitator and her nurturing of other clinical nurse specialists, particularly with her gifts of a personalized cross-stitched CNS name sampler. In 1994 Niemeyer moved to Atlanta, Georgia to work in healthcare informatics at Eclipsys Corporation. She died in 2004 in Atlanta at age 62.