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

It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Frater Julian Robert Dabrow, BA, RN on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Bob was a dedicated and generous supporter of the Museum of Nursing History and served as a member of our Board of Directors for many years. We will miss the kind spirit of our friend and look forward to commemorating his nursing history artifacts on our website in the coming months.

Directors at Large

Jeannine Uribe, PhD, RN, Membership

Marion Burns Tuck, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE

Karen Rossi, MSN, RN

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

Jeannie Kiefner, RN, MED, FNASN, Director Emeritus

Museum Founder

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