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Nancy Alene Calkins Gemmer
School of Nursing

Nancy Alene Calkins Gemmer, B.S.N., R.N., Instructor in Nursing (Foundations)

B.S.N., University of Michigan School of Nursing, 1959; University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1959-1960.

Public Health Nurse, Contra Costa County Health Department, Richmond, California, 1960-1961; Instructor in Nursing (Foundations), University of Michigan School of Nursing, 1961-1962.

Subsequently Calkins worked Fort Wayne Community Hospital. Calkins was married in Battle Creek, Michigan to Barry Armond Gemmer of Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1963.