ROMAINE-DAVIS, Ada. American, b. 1929. Genres: Gerontology/Senior issues, History, Bibliography, Biography. Career: Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, head surgical nurse, 1949-50, 1952-53, staff operating room nurse, 1950-52; Gallinger/DC General Hospital, Washington, DC, staff operating room nurse, 1953-54; Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD, relief supervisor and staff nurse, 1958-60; Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC, relief supervisor and staff nurse, 1960-70; Columbia Hospital for Women, Washington, DC, relief supervisor and staff nurse, 1970-77; University of Maryland at Baltimore, instructor to assistant professor, 1974- 79; College of Notre Dame, Baltimore, associate professor of nursing and chairperson of dept, 1979-82; Georgetown University, Washington, DC, associate dean and director of graduate program in nursing administration in health services, 1982-87; U.S. Govt, Rockville, MD, nurse consultant for federal govt agencies, 1987-93; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, associate professor, 1993-98, professor emeritus, 1998-. Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner; University of Maryland Hospital, part-time nurse practitioner, 1978-82; American Nurses Credentialing Center, Washington, DC, senior editor, 2001-. Publications: John Gibbon and His Heart-Lung Machine, 1992; (with A. Lenihan and J. Boondas) Encyclopedia of Home Care for the Elderly, 1995; Advanced Practice Nursing, 1997. EDITOR: (with D. Zito) Educational Training Materials in Gerontology, 1986; (with P. Burns) Home Health Care (bibliography), 1989; (with M. Shannon and A. Lenihan) Home Health Care (bibliography), 1992. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to nursing journals. Address: 6400 Wilmett Rd, Bethesda, MD 20817- 2316, U.S.A.