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Virginia May Vivian
School of Nursing

Virginia May Vivian, M.S., Instructor in Nursing (Dietetics)

B.S. in Home Economics, University of Wisconsin; M.S. in Institutional Management, Columbia University; Ph.D. in Human Nutrition and Home Economics, University of Wisconsin.

Instructor in Nursing (Dietetics), University of Michigan School of Nursing, 1949-1950; Instructor in Dietetics, University of Michigan School of Nursing, and Teaching Dietitian, University of Michigan Hospital, 1950-1951. Vivian resigned from this position on September 24, 1951.

Vivian received an award for advanced graduate study in dietetics from the American Dietetic Association at their annual banquet in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on October 11, 1956, which facilitated her pursuit of a Ph.D. By 1960 Vivian had joined the faculty of Ohio State University as an assistant professor of Home Economics, advancing to associate professor and professor. She was a prolific researcher and popular speaker.