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Susan Armstrong-Reid's New Book on Nurse Lyle Creelman

Posted on Friday, February 27th, 2015

Armstrong Reid book coverLittle-known Canadian helped transform public health nursing

     By Teresa Pitman - Friday, February 27, 2015

University of Guelph professor Susan Armstrong-Reid's book about Canadian nurse Lyle Creelman. Creelman Hall is familiar to everyone in the University of Guelph community, and many know that the building is named for George Creelman, a former president of the Ontario Agricultural College.

There’s another Creelman, a distant cousin of George’s, who was equally accomplished and who left her mark in the field of public health and nursing in Canada and internationally. Lyle Morrison Creelman died in 2007 at the age of 98, but U of G history professor Susan Armstrong-Reid interviewed her a few years previously and says, “She was a woman of strong character until the end...

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