Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Now online: oral history interview with Dr. Ann Beckett, PhD, RN

Great news! The transcript of our oral history interview with School of Nursing faculty Dr. Ann Beckett, PhD, RN, is now online.

Dr. Ann Becket, circa 1990 (School of Nursing Archives)

Dr. Beckett is a pioneer in public health and psychiatric mental health nursing, and a key contributor to the development of trauma-informed psychiatric care. She speaks to her experience finding nursing in college, entering academia at Howard University, and helping to guide the curriculum at OHSU. She also considers how a university like ours can strive toward creating a culturally inclusive, welcoming environment to retain students and faculty from diverse cultural and racial backgrounds.

This oral history interview is a really interesting read -- so we hope you'll dig in!

Read the interview