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Nancy Jean Thier
School of Nursing

Nancy Jean Thier, Ph.D., R.N., Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., Vanderbilt University; 1968; M.A., psychology, University of Michigan, 1973; M.S., psychiatric nursing, University of Michigan, 1976; Ph.D., before 1981.

Research Assistant 1973- 1974, Instructor in Nursing 1976-1977, Assistant Professor of Nursing 1977-1981, University of Michigan School of Nursing.

After her research assistant position, Thier was appointed as lecturer in gerontology, but the start date is not clear, nor is the school in which she lectured. In 1976 Nancy Thier’s employment status changed from Lecturer in Gerontology to Instructor in Nursing (R.P. November 1976). Thier had earned the Doctor of Philosophy May 1981, when she left the University of Michigan. Her name appears as Nancy Thier, Ph.D., R.N., among the Nursing Health Services Administration Faculty in the University of Michigan Bulletin for the Baccalaureate Program, School of Nursing, 1980-1982 (published January 21, 1981).

Subsequently Thier was associated with the University of Cincinnati. In 2018 Nancy Thier attended the reunion of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing class of 1968, its fiftieth.