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Oregon Health & Science University

Table of Contents

Biographical Information; Nursing School; Master's Degree; Doctoral Degree; Faculty Member; Director of Nursing Research; Western Interstate Commission For Higher Education (WICHE) Co-Director; Networking; Philosophy; Interview at Oregon Health & Science University; Dean of School of Nursing; Statewide Survey; Plane Crash Survivor; Image/Media Coverage; Capital Campaign; Senator Mark Hatfield; School of Medicine Deans; Relationship with Dental School; Becoming a University; University Presidents/Vice-Presidents; Honorary Degrees; Time Management and Family; Men and Minorities in Nursing; Technology and Healthcare Education; Thoughts on Career


Lindeman talks about her nursing education, her experiences on the nursing faculty at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, her position as Director of Nursing Research at Luther Hospital in Eau Claire, and her involvement in national organizations and research conferences. She discusses the changes she brought about and was part of as the Dean of the School of Nursing of the newly consolidated University of Oregon Health Sciences Center from the 1970s on. She comments on many people she knew or worked with, including Senator Mark Hatfield, Presidents Lewis Bluemle and Leonard Laster, Deans Bob Stone, Ransom Arthur, John Kendall, and Lou Terkla. She discusses many issues facing the nursing profession.


Transcript of oral history interview with Carol Lindeman, conducted on April 17, 1998 by Joan S. Ash and Linda A. Weimer


OHSU Oral History Project




School of Nursing


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