Roy C. Beazley directed nursing
education in various positions at the University of Virginia from 1946 until 1969,
and was the first woman at the university to be named professor emerita. Born in Orange County and named for her
uncle, Beazley began her career as a teacher but after suffering a serious illness
she became interested in nursing. She attended the hospital nursing school at the
University of Virginia and, with the
exception of a degree earne. . .
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