|Creator:||Johnston, Dorothy F.|
|Title:||Dorothy Johnston scrapbook|
|Quantity:||1.0 Linear feet (1 oversized volume)|
Dorothy F. Johnston was a professional nurse, nurse, and author. She was born on September 17, 1890 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She was the daughter of a Confederate soldier. She received her B.S. from the University of Michigan in 1939 and her M. Ed. from the University of Georgia in 1952. In the early 1920s, she assisted in operating room surgeries. From 1924 to 1941, she worked in public health nursing, school nursing, and visiting nursing. She worked with the U.S. Public Health Service during World War II as an Assistant Nurse Officer (from 1941 to 1949). She was an assistant professor of nursing at the University of Georgia from 1951 to 1952 and then was the director of Nursing Education at Grady Memorial Hospital. She continued to be assistant professor and director on and off at several other institutions. She authored the book, "TOTAL PATIENT CARE."
The collection consists of a scrapbook of Dorothy Johnston's "TOTAL CARE" book, related to patient health, and various times it was used in other places, including newspapers and magazines. It also contains a biography of Dorothy Johnston as ewll as her honorable discharge papers and commendations from her Public Health service in World War II. She worked with Veneral Disease Control Activities for some portion of her service.
Dorothy Johnston scrapbook. MS 2362. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.