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Annie Warburton Goodrich


GOODRICH, ANNIE WARBURTON ), American nurse educator, was born at New Brunswick, N.J., on Feb. 6, 1866. She was educated at private schools in Connecticut, England and France and in 1892 graduated from the New York hospital training school for nurses. In 190o-14 she was super intendent of nurses at St. Luke's, New York and Bellevue and Allied hospitals, inspector of nurses' training schools under the New York department of education, also lecturer at Teachers college, Columbia university, 1904-13. In 1914 she became assist ant professor of the department of nursing and health at Teachers college, and in 1917 director of nurses, Henry St. Settlement. Her services to nursing during the World War led to her appoint ment in 1918 as dean of the army school of nursing. At the invita tion of Yale university she became dean of its school of nursing in 1923 when it was established with the aid of the Rockefeller Foundation. In 1928 it was the only school of nursing awarding the degree of "Bachelor of Nursing."