Lytle, Nancy A. (1924–1987)

views updated

Lytle, Nancy A. (1924–1987)

American nurse. Born Oct 14, 1924, in Fredericksburg, Ohio; died from cancer, Aug 24, 1987, in Cleveland, Ohio; dau. of Bertha G. and George B. Lytle; graduate of Fairview Park Hospital School of Nursing in Cleveland, 1945; University of Pittsburgh, degree in nursing, 1948; Columbia University Teachers College, MA, 1954, doctorate in nursing education, 1968.

Maternity nursing specialist and creator of a maternity nursing graduate program with innovative instruction techniques, 1st worked as a Western Pennsylvania Hospital obstetrics supervisor; was assistant obstetrical nursing professor at Ohio State University (1953–57); became a maternity nursing director at University Hospitals and a nursing professor at Case Western Reserve University's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing in Cleveland, Ohio, where she formed a program to encourage greater active participation from fathers during the birthing experience (1969); served as professor (1971–87), director (1971–87) and chair (1973–87) of University Hospitals' maternity and gynecological nursing; served as consultant to Department of Health for Virgin Islands and the state of Ohio.

About this article

Lytle, Nancy A. (1924–1987)

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article