Sister John Gabriel


A leader in nursing administration and nursing education. In 1927 she was appointed as the Supervisor of the Schools of Nursing of the Sisters of Providence in the Northwest. She actively campaigned for improved standards and up-grading of nursing schools. She also wrote several books on nursing education, including "Principles of Teaching in Schools of Nursing" (1928) and "Practical Methods of Study" (1930). From 1931-1935, she was a member of the Board of Directors of the American Journal of Nursing and served as the Chair of the ANA Ethical Standards Committee as well as serving on the WSNA Board of Directors for five years.