Title: Professor Emerita
Company: Brown University
Location: Barefoot Bay, Florida, United States
Lois A. Monteiro, Ph.D., Professor Emerita at Brown University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Nurses for dedication, achievements, and leadership in nursing education.
Desiring to be a nurse from the time she was a young girl, Dr. Monteiro pursued a formal education at Roger Williams Hospital, where she became a registered nurse in 1954. Soon thereafter, she received a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University in 1958, Master of Science in Nursing from Boston University in 1960, and Doctor of Philosophy from Brown University in 1970. After obtaining her master’s degree, she commenced her career as an assistant professor at Boston University in 1960, holding the role for five years. Thereafter, she served Brown University an assistant professor from 1971 to 1977, associate professor from 1978 to 1982, and professor from 1983 until attaining emerita status in 2004. During her tenure, she was also chair of the department from 1985 to 1990 and associate dean of medicine from 1991 to 2004.
Alongside her primary endeavors, Dr. Monteiro also served as a visiting professor at the University of Virginia and the University of Mississippi, having sat on the board of directors of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation since 1995. She has contributed myriad articles to professional journals and authored two books, “Monitoring Health Status and Medical Care” in 1976 and “Cardiac Rehabilitation” in 1980. She additionally maintains affiliation with the Rhode Island State Nurses Association, where she served as president from 1974 to 1976, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the American Nurses Association and the Nursing Foundation of Rhode Island.
In light of her exceptional undertakings, Dr. Monteiro has been a grantee of numerous organizations, including the National Science Foundation, the Robert W. Johnson Foundation, the National Institutes of Health and the American Nurses Association. The recipient of the Spivack Award from the American Sociological Association in 1998, and was also named a fellow of the Bunting Institute and the House of Veterans Affairs Commission. Likewise, she was selected for inclusion in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in American Nursing, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in the East and Who’s Who of American Women.
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