Nina E. Wooton Biographical File

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VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Nina E. Wooton Biographical File
2008 - 2008
0.05 Cubic feet
File contains research compiled by Cheryl McMurtry, from the Vanderbilt School of Nursing.

Preferred Citation

Wooton, Nina E. (1887-1977). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Nina E. Wooton served as the first director/superintendent of nurses at the Vanderbilt Hospital Training School for Nurses serving in that role from 1911 to 1913. Born September 30, 1887, she graduated from the Nashville General Hospital Training School in 1909, and earned a degree in education from Peabody College. Following her time at Vanderbilt, she continued her professional career in nursing, receiving several honors and recognitions. She died in 1977.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Nursing
  • Vanderbilt History
  • VUMC History
  • Women in Medicine

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