Board Members

The Museum of Nursing History,Inc is led by elected officers,a Board of Directors with the support five committees i.e., Executive, Collections, Education, Membership, and Public Relations.  The Museum is grateful for the leadership of these tireless volunteers.

Board members actively participate in acquisition and preservation of nursing uniforms, documents, books, and artifacts. Exhibits of historical items are displayed in designated areas of La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA.

Committees execute a variety of operational activities, as well as plan and promote educational endeavors, schedule rotations of artifacts and uniforms in its variety of glass cases, and plan tours of the Museum for the nursing community and the public.

Board Members

Sandra K. Davis, EdD, RN, President

Patrick Kenny, Ed.D, RN, ACRN, NE-BC, APRN-PMH, Treasurer

 Ruth Crothers, PhD, RN-BC, AGCNS-BC, CNOR Secretary


Directors at Large

Marilyn Harris, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, Director Emeritus 

Robert Dabrow, BA, RN

Jeannie Kiefner, RN, MED, FNASN

Jeannine Uribe, PhD, RN

Museum Founder

Joan T. Large EdD, RN (deceased)
Director of the History of Nursing Project (1976)


It is with sadness, we announce the resignation of Kathy Burke  from the board of the Museum of Nursing History, INC.  Kathy’s work ethic, attention to detail and high standards will be  sorely missed.  We wish her much success in the future.