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Wilda Grace Chambers
School of Nursing

Wilda Grace Chambers, M.S., R.N., Assistant Professor of Nursing and Assistant Director of Nursing Service, 1946-1950; Research Associate, 1951-1952

Grant Hospital School of Nursing, Columbus, Ohio; B.S. in Education, Ohio State University, 1938; M.S., University of Chicago.

Medical Nursing Instructor, School of Nursing, Ohio State University, 1944-1946; Instructor in Nursing (Medical Nursing Specialties), School of Nursing, University of Michigan, July 1946 to December 1946; Instructor in Nursing, University of Michigan School of Nursing, and Head Nurse, University of Michigan Hospital, December 1946 to September 1947; Instructor in Nursing, University of Michigan School of Nursing, September 1947 to February 1948; Instructor in Nursing, University of Michigan School of Nursing, and Assistant Director of Nursing Service, University of Michigan Hospital, February 1948 to July 1948; Assistant Professor of Nursing and Assistant Director of Nursing Service, ibid., July 1948 to October 1950; Lecturer, University of Michigan School of Nursing, June 18 to June 30, 1951; Research Associate, ibid., 1951-1952.

Subsequently Chambers returned to the faculty of the School of Nursing at Ohio State University. As an associate professor of nursing there in 1962, she submitted an article on nursing diagnosis to the American Journal of Nursing, published in November of that year, in which she described the concept as “investigating the facts about a nursing problem, interpreting those facts, and deciding the course of action toward solving the problem.” AJN 62, no. 11 (1962): 102.