In Remembrance: Donna Diers ’64MSN Died on February 23 2013

Students and faculty at the Yale School of Nursing mourned the death of former Dean Donna Diers, who many viewed as the voice of the nursing profession. Diers was dean of the school from 1972 to 1985 and remained part of the faculty until her death as the Annie W. Goodrich professor emerita. A trailblazer in blending compassionate care with intensive research and bold public policy, Diers died Feb. 23 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She was 74. A full obituary was published in the New Haven Register on February 28, 2013. 

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